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Cisco: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

Stocks in this article: CSCO TXN ARO AEO

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Analog Devices (ADI) upgraded at Sterne from Neutral to Buy. $45 price target. Company is leveraged is a recovery of industrial and communications demand.

American Eagle (AEO) upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy. Estimates also boosted, as the company's margins should recover. $19 price target.

Aeropostale (ARO) downgraded at Goldman to Sell. $23 price target. Company is facing increased competition and could post lower near-term earnings.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) upgraded at Oppenheimer from Perform to Outperform. $23 price target. Stock is pricing in market share losses across the board.

Carlisle (CSL) upgraded at Citigroup from Sell to Hold, Citigroup said. $39 price target. Estimates also boosted, given better pricing and the recent Hawk acquisition.

Cognizant Technology (CTSH) upgraded at Goldman to Buy. $80 price target. Offshore growth should continue to ramp.

EQT (EQT) upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy. $50 price target. Company should continue to unlock value in the Marcellus shale.

Federal Mogul (FDML) downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral. $21 price target. Valuation call, as the stock has materially outperformed its peers over the past month.

Oasis Petroleum (OAS) rated new Buy at Keybanc. $33 price target. Company has posted large gains, but should continue to grow.

Polypore (PPO)u pgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform, Robert Baird said. $43 price target. Company is raising capacity to meet EDV demand.

Power-One (PWER) rated new Hold at Needham & Company. Company can continue to gain market share, but will likely face increased pricing pressure.

Sandridge Energy (SD) upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy. $7.50 price target. Asset sales will help close the funding gap.

Stancorp Financial (SFG) rated new Hold at Citigroup. Sales growth could be hampered by macro issues. $45 price target.

Spirit Aerosystems (SPR) downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral. $23 price target. Valuation call, as the company is facing 787 delays.

Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Buy. Company is gaining market share and boosting its capacity. $40 price target.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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