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Analysts' Actions: AA, AAPL, CVX, IBM, JNPR

Stocks in this article: AA AAPL AGP AMZN EMC IBM JNPR WM CMI CVX

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Alcoa (AA - Get Report) downgraded at BMO to Underperform, BMO Capital said. $8 price target. Company will likely continue to face upstream margin pressure.

Apple (AAPL - Get Report) rated new Buy at UBS. $740 price target. Growth driven by iPhone and emerging markets.

Amerigroup (AGP) downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $92 price target. WellPoint buyout.

Allegiant Travel (ALGT) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $90 price target. Industry sales are trending higher and airlines are paying lower fuel costs.

Amazon.com (AMZN) rated new Market Perform at BMO. Valuation call, based on a $260 price target.

Bruker (BRKR) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $16 price target. Industry has poor near-term risk/reward.

Cabot Microelectronics (CCMP) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Comerica (CMA) rated new Neutral at Guggenheim. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target.

EMC (EMC) rated new Buy at UBS. $30 price target. Margin expansion likely on mix shift to software, new segments.

HMS Holdings (HMSY) downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $32 price target. Valuation reflects improved growth visibility.

Hillenbrand (HI) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

IBM (IBM - Get Report) rated new Neutral at UBS. $205 price target. Fairly priced on EV/FCF and DCF.

Juniper Networks (JNPR - Get Report) rated new Market Perform at JMP Securities. Company is facing increased competition.

Life Technologies (LIFE) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $46 price target. Company is facing macro headwinds to growth.

Life Time Fitness (LTM) rated new Hold at Stifel. Valuation call.

Pinnacle West Capital (PNW) downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $52 price target. Valuation call.

Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $75 price target. Company is facing currency headwinds.

ViroPharma (VPHM) rated new Market Perform at Wells. Manufacturing issues remain a near-term risk.

VOXX International (VOXX) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Wendy's (WEN) upgraded at Wedbush from Neutral to Outperform, Wedbush said. $5.50 price target. Fundamentals are improving and the company has potential catalysts.

Waste Management (WM) downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Underweight, Morgan Stanley said. $30 price target. Stock has been strong, even though fundamentals remain poor.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Franklin Resources (BEN) numbers raised at BMO. Shares of BEN now seen reaching $125, according to BMO Capital Markets. Estimates also increased, given better market performance. Market Perform rating.

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