Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS): Susquehanna stated that Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) and Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) may be able to return capital via special dividends by year-end. The firm mentioned strong cash flow and the dividend tax rate increase that is scheduled to go into effect in 2013. Both Las Vegas Sands And Wynn Resorts have Positive ratings.
Stewart Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ:STEI) price target has been increased by Susquehanna after better than expected Q3 results. The firm mentioned growth in the cemetery segment and same facility funeral volumes. Shares have a Positive rating.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): FBR Capital initiated the Railroad sector with an Overweight rating due to expectations that companies in the space will participate in a cyclical growth period throughout the next several years and that the rails are gaining market share via improved service offerings. The firm put Outperform ratings on Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), and Canadian National (NYSE:CNI), Market Perform ratings on CSX (NYSE:CSX) and Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), and an Underperform rating on Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP).
Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) target was increased by Stifel Nicolaus since it believes that the launch of a joint venture in China by the company is a positive. The firm keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
Universal Truckload Services Inc. (NASDAQ:UACL) target has been raised by Stifel Nicolaus to reflect the company’s acquisition of Linc Logistics. The firm thinks that the acquisition could cause Universal’s profitability and multiple to increase, and it keeps a Buy rating.
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