Bank Analysts Change The Following Stock Price Targets Today

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts reiterated their ratings on October 7th.

  • Rex Energy (NASDAQ:REXX): Brean Murray reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $22 to $24. About the company: Rex Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company operating in the Illinois Basin, the Appalachian Basin and the southwestern region of the United States.
  • Ashland (NYSE:ASH): Longbow reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $85 to $70. About the company: Ashland Inc. is a diversified chemical company. The Company provides products and services to a range of businesses, such as adhesives and sealants, building and construction, merchant marine, metal casting, mining, transportation, water and wastewater treatment industries, and others.
  • Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX): Caris & Company reiterated its rating of Below Average for this company and changed its price target from $103 to $96. About the company: Netflix Inc. is an online movie rental service. The Company ships DVDs with no due dates or late fees, directly to the subscriber’s address. Netflix also provides background information on DVD releases, including critic reviews, member reviews and ratings, and personalized movie recommendations.
  • Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST): RBC Capital Mkts reiterated its rating of Sector Perform for this company and changed its price target from $79 to $82. Avondale reiterated its rating of Mkt Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $80 to $90. About the company: Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home.
  • Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN): RBC Capital Mkts reiterated its rating of Sector Perform for this company and changed its price target from $72 to $29. About the company: Illumina, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets integrated systems for the large scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. The Company provides a comprehensive line of products and services that currently serve the sequencing, genotyping and gene expression markets for genomic research centers, pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions and biotechnology companies.
  • Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE): RBC Capital Mkts reiterated its rating of Sector Perform for this company and changed its price target from $37 to $32. About the company: Helen of Troy Limited designs, produces, and markets brand-name hair dryers, curling irons, hair setters, women’s shavers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, mirrors, and comfort products. The Company’s products are sold through mass merchandisers, drug chains, warehouse clubs, and grocery stores.
  • Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX): RBC Capital Mkts reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $69 to $61. About the company: Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.
  • Hansen Natural (NASDAQ:HANS): Stifel Nicolaus reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $79 to $90. About the company: Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes fruit juices, fruit juice Smoothies, juice cocktails, iced teas, lemonades, energy drinks, and still water. The Company distributes its beverages under the Hansen’s Natural brand name in the United States and overseas.
  • Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG): FBR Capital reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $30 to $25. About the company: The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. provides a range of insurance products. The Company’s products include property and casualty insurance, annuities, life insurance, investment services, and group insurance. Hartford Financial operates around the world.
  • TJX (NYSE:TJX): Avondale reiterated its rating of Mkt Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $59 to $63. About the company: The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the United States and worldwide. The Company operates off-price retail concepts in the U.S., Canada and Europe that offer a wide range of brand name and designer merchandise.
  • 1st United Bancorp (NASDAQ:FUBC): FBR Capital reiterated its rating of Outperform for this company and changed its price target from $10 to $7. About the company: 1st United Bancorp Inc. is a bank holding company owning or controlling one or more banks.

(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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