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Analysts' Actions: AA, GS, T, WAG

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS AXT (AXTI) is downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

HomeAway (AWAY) was initiated with a neutral rating at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $28 price target.

Beam (BEAM) was initiated with a neutral rating at JPMorgan. $54 price target. Stock is also pricing in solid expected growth.

Cloud Peak (CLD) was initiated with a neutral rating at Goldman Sachs. $24 price target. Company is performing well in a difficult environment.

Douglas Emmett (DEI) was initiated with a buy rating at Keybanc. $22 price target. Company has an attractive portfolio, but trades at a discount to its peers.

F5 Networks (FFIV) was upgraded to outperform from perform at Oppenheimer. $125 price target. Positioning for 2012.

Goldman Sachs (GS - Get Report) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $100 price target. Growth/return profiles unlikely to return anytime soon.

KLA-Tencor (KLAC - Get Report) was upgraded to overweight at JPMorgan. Industry fundamentals appear to be at a bottom.

Morgan Stanley (MS) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $17 price target. Many uncertainties from regulatory and macro perspective.

Novellus (NVLS) was downgraded to neutral at JPMorgan.

OGE Energy (OGE) was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies. $59.50 price target. Recent EPA decision regarding region haze will boost earnings of regulated utility.

OpenTable (OPEN) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $49 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 65% decline.

AT&T (T - Get Report) was downgraded at JPMorgan to neutral from overweight. New analyst also has a $31 price target.

Torchmark (TMK) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $48 price target. Solid FCF generator with modest growth.


Alcoa (AA - Get Report) price target lowered to $9.50 at UBS. Lowering estimates to reflect lower realized pricing, FX, and macro outlook. Neutral rating.

Agco (AGCO) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of AGCO now seen reaching $47, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the GSI purchase should add to earnings. Neutral rating.

Actuant (ATU) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $30, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on slower growth in Europe. Buy rating.

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY - Get Report) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of BBBY now seen reaching $72, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on strong November performance. Buy rating.
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