Analysts Upgrade Home Depot, CVS and Chipotle Shares in November

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts upgraded shares in the Services sector for the week ending November 11th, 2011.

  • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): RBC Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Sector Perform to Outperform and changed its price target from $38 to $42 on Nov 7th. The shares recently traded at $38.25, up $0.91, or 2.44% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS): RBC Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Sector Perform to Outperform and changed its price target from $36 to $44 on Nov 7th. The shares recently traded at $38.77, up $0.54, or 1.41% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET): Dahlman Rose upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $8 on Nov 9th. The shares recently traded at $3.96, down $0.06, or 1.49% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger services. The company operates as US Airways Express, America West Express, and American Connection. Republic provides US Airways, American and America West with portions of their regional service, including service out of Boston, Columbus, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and St Louis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • H & R Block (NYSE:HRB): Oppenheimer upgraded its rating on this company from Perform to Outperform and changed its price target to $19 on Nov 9th. The shares recently traded at $15.61, up $0.27, or 1.76% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: H&R Block, Inc. provides a wide range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries. The Company provides tax services to the general public, accounting and consulting services, and consumer financial and personal productivity software. H&R Block provides its tax services to clients in the United States and other countries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AFC Enterprises (NASDAQ:AFCE): Feltl & Co. upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target from $15 to $17 on Nov 10th. The shares recently traded at $15.19, up $0.18, or 1.2% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: AFC Enterprises, Inc. owns and operates Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, a quickservice chicken restaurant concept. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG): Miller Tabak upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Hold and changed its price target from $245 to $286 on Nov 10th. The shares recently traded at $327.03, up $1.15, or 0.35% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. owns and operates quick serve Mexican restaurants. The Company operates restaurants throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aegean Marine Petrol (NYSE:ANW): Dahlman Rose upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $9 on Nov 10th. About the company: Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. supplies and markets refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company also owns and operates a fleet of bunkering tankers in multiple jurisdictions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT): Ticonderoga upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy and changed its price target to $60 on Nov 11th. The shares recently traded at $51.86, down $0.67, or 1.28% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Allegiant Travel Company is a leisure travel company. The Company operates a passenger airline marketed to leisure travelers in small cities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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