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Stock Analysts’ ratings reiterations for Tuesday, August 26th:

Carter’s (NYSE:CRI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. The firm currently has a $95.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $93.00.

Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) had its market perform rating reissued by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. They currently have a $49.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $53.00.

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. The firm currently has a $52.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $57.00.

Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. Citigroup Inc. currently has a $62.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $56.00.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) had its underperform rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America. The firm currently has a $55.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $50.00.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. They currently have a $85.00 target price on the stock.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Maxim Group.

Ovascience (NASDAQ:OVAS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush.

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank currently has a $18.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $17.00.

Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW) had its equal weight rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The firm currently has a $58.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $56.00. The analysts wrote, “Shares are likely to be active based on tonight’s Arizona Commission primary election results since it may tilt the balance of power in regards to solar policy in the state. Two (of five) Commissioners’ terms are expiring and investor perception is that 1-2 of the existing seats are filled by those who are less receptive to utility arguments regarding solar customers paying a more meaningful share of grid costs. “There are four republican and two democratic candidates running for the two open seats. On the republican side, two of the candidates appear responsive to these utility arguments while the other two seem less convinced. This,combined with Arizona being considered a largely republican state, makes the primaries a potential indication of Commission composition (and possibly policy) going forward. Current polling shows a relatively tight race with a utility supportive candidate ahead and the rest fairly close. It is worth noting, however, that democratic candidates have filled Commission seats previously, thus the primaries are only an indication.”

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) had its outperform rating reiterated by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. FBR Capital Markets currently has a $40.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $45.00.

Extended Stay America (NASDAQ:STAY) had its overweight rating reissued by analysts at Barclays. The firm currently has a $28.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $29.00.

Vantage Drilling (NYSE:VTG) had its market perform rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. They currently have a $1.75 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $1.85.

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They currently have a $54.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Verizon has to balance shareholder returns with cash needs for the upcoming spectrum auctions. We estimate that Verizon could spend ~$6 billion for 20 MHz of spectrum in the AWS-3 spectrum auction (based on 96c per MHz-POP, per recent transactions),and the company may need to retain flexibility for the broadcast incentive spectrum auction, targeted for next year. Meanwhile, we continue to face uncertainty around bonus depreciation, which would provide some near term cash relief. Our bear case assumes that Verizon does not raise the dividend, which would lower the 2015e net income payout ratio to 55%, from 60% in 2014e.”

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