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Analysts' Actions: AMD GE LOW WMT COF MSFT

Ultimate Software (ULTI) rated new Buy at ThinkEquity. $116 price target, Company can continue to gain market share.

Western Digital (WDC) downgraded at Citigroup to Sell from Buy, Citigroup said. $32 price target. Further demand deterioration of PCs.

Wal-Mart (WMT - Get Report) upgraded at Jefferies to Buy from Hold, Jefferies said. $88 price target. Comp momentum continues.

Xylem (XYL) rated new Buy at Brean Murray. $31 price target. End-market demand is likely at trough levels and the company trades at a discount to its peers.

Zimmer (ZMH) rated new Outperform at JMP. $76 price target. Industry has several favorable tailwinds.


Advanced Micro (AMD - Get Report) numbers cut at BMO. Shares of AMD now seen reaching $3, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Market Perform rating.

Advanced Micro Devices numbers cut at UBS. Shares of AMD now seen reaching $3.25, UBS said. Estimates also lowered on 3Q preliminary results. Neutral rating.

JB Hunt (JBHT) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of JBHT now seen reaching $65, UBS said. Estimates also increased on strong intermodal quarter.

Lowe's (LOW - Get Report) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of LOW now seen reaching $36, UBS said. Estimates also increased as company is poised for earnings acceleration. Buy rating.

McGraw-Hill (MHP) numbers raised at Lazard. Shares of MHP now seen reaching $63, according to Lazard. Estimates also increased, given higher debt issuance rates. Buy rating.

Microsoft (MSFT) estimates reduced at Pacific Crest through 2014, Pacific Crest said. Company is leveraged to lower PC demand. Sector Perform rating.

Children's Place (PLCE) numbers increased at Sterne Agee. PLCE estimates were raised through 2014, Sterne Agee said. Sam's Club distribution should boost growth. Neutral rating and new $64 price target.

Western Refining (WNR) numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of WNR now seen reaching $35.50, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company is realizing higher refinery margins.

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