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Biogen Idec, F5: Analysts' New Ratings

Editor's Note: Green and red arrows refer to intraday stock price movement.


Biogen Idec (BIIB - Get Report) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. $126 price target. Estimates also boosted, given higher expectations for BG12.

Boston Scientific (BSX - Get Report) rated new Buy at Stifel Nicolaus. $9 price target. Earnings growth could soon begin to accelerate.

F5 Networks (FFIV - Get Report) upgraded at Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight. $125 price target. Estimates also increased through 2012. F5's revenue pipeline and market are healthy.

Forest Oil (FST) upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy, Stifel Nicolaus said. $34 price target. Stock has pulled back to an attractive level.

Hexcel (HXL - Get Report) upgraded at Keybanc from Hold to Buy. $28 price target. Company is leveraged to higher commercial aerospace demand.

Polo Ralph Lauren (RL - Get Report) rated new Outperform at Wells. Recent investments should help future growth.

Synovus Financial (SNV) downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold. $2.50 price target. Company still faces significant earnings headwinds.

Susquehanna (SUSQ) upgraded at KBW from Market Perform to Outperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. Valuation call, based on a $10 price target.

Western Refining (WNR) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $24 price target. Company is leveraged to a wider Brent-WTI spread.

VCA Antech (WOOF) rated new Outperform at Barrington Research. $28 price target. Company generates significant free cash flow.

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