Share Upgrades to Watch in November: AMR, MRTN, PLCE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts upgraded shares in the Services sector for the week ending November 18th, 2011.

  • Children’s Place (NASDAQ:PLCE): Janney Mntgmy Scott upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy on Nov 17th. The shares recently traded at $53.81, up $2, or 3.86% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. retails value-priced apparel and accessories for newborn to 12 year old children. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells its products under The Children’s Place brand name. The Children’s Place operates stores primarily located in regional shopping malls in the eastern half of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Children’s Place (NASDAQ:PLCE): Caris & Company upgraded its rating on this company from Above Average to Buy and changed its price target to $63 on Nov 18th. The shares recently traded at $53.81, up $0.51, or 0.96% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. retails value-priced apparel and accessories for newborn to 12 year old children. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells its products under The Children’s Place brand name. The Children’s Place operates stores primarily located in regional shopping malls in the eastern half of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $21 on Nov 18th. The shares recently traded at $18.26, down $0.48, or 2.56% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Marten Transport, Ltd. is a long-haul truckload carrier providing protective service and time-sensitive transportation. The Company specializes in protective service transportation of foods and other products requiring temperature-controlled carriage or insulated carriage. Marten also provides dry freight carriage. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AMR (NYSE:AMR): Dahlman Rose upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Hold on Nov 18th. The shares recently traded at $1.74, down $0.06, or 3.33% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: AMR Corporation operates an airline that provides scheduled passenger, freight, and mail service throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific. The Company also provides connecting service throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. In addition, AMR provides aviation services, call center management services, and investment advisory services. 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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