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Analysts' Actions: CAT, HOT, VVUS, AMGN

Vivus (VVUS - Get Report) upgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Underperform, Jefferies said. $31 price target. FDA approval is a big win.

Whole Foods (WFM) downgraded at Williams from Outperform to Perform, William Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $88 price target.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Amgen (AMGN - Get Report) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of AMGN now seen reaching $88, Jefferies said. $88 price target. AMG-145 potential. Buy rating.

Centene Corporation (CNC) target raised at Oppenheimer to $46, Oppenheimer said. Take-out upside potential. Outperform rating.

DTE Energy (DTE) numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of DTE now seen reaching $65, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company is leveraged to the warmer weather. Outperform rating.

EMC (EMC) estimates, target lowered at Credit Suisse. EMC estimates were cut through 2013, Credit Suisse said. Company is being hurt by the soft macro environment. Outperform rating and new $30 price target.

Goldman Sachs (GS) estimates increased at Morgan Stanley through 2013, Morgan Stanley said. Company is seeing higher market activity and keeping a tight lid on costs. Equal-weight rating and $130 price target.

Intel (INTC) estimates reduced at BMO through 2013, BMO Capital said. Company reduced its guidance. Market Perform rating and $24 price target.

Coca-Cola (KO) estimates lowered at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Slowing in Japan, China, Brazil, and Europe. Neutral rating and $77 price target.

Coca-Cola numbers reduced at Goldman. Shares of KO now seen reaching $81, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, as the company is realizing lower margins. Buy rating.

Mosaic (MOS) estimates raised at UBS through 2014, UBS said. Slightly higher volumes, prices offset cost increases. Buy rating and $67 price target.

M&T Bank (MTB) numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of MTB now seen reaching $96, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given higher loan growth. Neutral rating.

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) numbers cut at Morgan Stanley. Shares of WYNN now seen reaching $120, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also reduced, given decelerating growth. Equal-weight rating.

STRATEGY CALLS / MARKET CALLS

S&P 500 (SPX) target lowered at Credit Suisse. SPX now seen reaching 1425, according to Credit Suisse. Expect lower earnings, especially out of Europe.

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