SunTrust upgrade gives big boost to Kirkland

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst David Magee sees brighter days ahead for home goods retailer Kirkland's and has upgraded the Nashville-based company's shares to 'buy' from 'neutral.' He now sees the stock going to $25 versus his previous estimate of $21. Investors seem to be buying it: As of 1:25 p.m., Kirkland's (Ticker: KIRK) was up 15 percent to $22.60 on heavy volume. The stock has more than doubled so far this year.