Traveleres and JC Penney are upgraded to 'outperform,' while Kohl's and Nordstrom are cut to 'hold.'
The graphics king began its serious push into mobile computing last year and showed ambitions of becoming much more than a graphics chip maker.
When it comes to buying the index's highest-yielding dividend stocks, the real question may well be 'Why not?'
Visa, MasterCard were downgraded to 'neutral,' and Intel was initiated with a 'neutral.'
Surprising 2011 outperformance has left many big Dow stocks close to overbought, but several strong performers still have upside potential.
Akamai, Verizon and Williams-Sonoma receive downgrades.
Time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the next few weeks to see where the wind is blowing.
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