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Analysts' Actions: FRAN HNT IACI RY TD

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Brunswick (BC) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Boyd Gaming (BYD) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Francesca's Holdings (FRAN - Get Report) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $38 price target. Looking good for the holidays, Jefferies said.

Health Net (HNT - Get Report) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from market perform to outperform. Insurer has addressed most of its challenges, Wells said.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI - Get Report) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell. $42 price target. Search competition is increasing, Goldman said.

PNM Resources (PNM) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. $21.50 price target. Diminishing opportunity to rate base PV3, Jefferies said.

Royal Bank of Canada (RY - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Citigroup. $67 price target. More resilient than market implies, Citi said.

Toronto Dominion (TD - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Citigroup. $92 price target. Offers book value, dividend upside, Citi said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Apple (AAPL) estimates were increased at Sterne Agee through 2014. Checks show that lead times are improving for the new iPhone, Sterne Agee said. Buy rating and $840 price target.

Juniper Networks (JNPR) numbers were raised at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $18. Estimates also increased on cost cuts, UBS said.

Microsoft (MSFT) estimates, price target were cut at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Shares are now seen reaching $35. Estimates were also reduced, given lower PC demand, BofA/Merrill said. Buy rating.

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SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
FRAN $16.81 -2.07%
HNT $54.70 3.21%
IACI $71.72 0.07%
RY $66.54 0.80%
TD $46.41 0.78%

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