Grainger is upgraded to 'buy,' while Brinker is downgraded to 'outperform.'
Celgene is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and eBay is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Siemens is upgraded to 'buy,' and Viacom is downgraded to 'above average.'
Experts explain their stock picks in the industrial services, retail and manufacturing sectors.
We are encouraged by Grainger's successful market share strategy and retain our 'outperform' recommendation.
Don't let a share price above $200 scare you off.
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