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Analysts' Actions: ALL BCOM CBOE TEVA VIAB

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Allstate (ALL) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $57 price target, Deutsche said.

Ameriprise (AMP) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $97 price target, Citi said.

Barrick Gold (ABX) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Broadcom (BRCM) was upgraded at Drexel Hamilton to buy from hold. $38 price target. Broadband and multimedia businesses should drive growth, Drexel Hamilton said.

CBOE (CBOE) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $49 price target, Goldman said.

Concur (CNQR) was cut from the U.S. Focus List at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $118 price target, Credit Suisse said.

Discovery (DISCA) was upgraded at Pivotal Research to hold from sell. $82 price target. Stock has pulled back to a more realistic valuation, Pivotal said.

Dow Chemical (DOW) was upgraded at Argus to buy from hold. $47 price target. Company will likely sell some commodity businesses and is leveraged to improving economic activity, Argus said.

Duke Energy (DUK) was upgraded at Citigroup to buy from neutral. $80 price target. Regulatory overhangs have been lifted, Citi said.

Hillshire (HSH) was downgraded at Wells Fargo to underperform from market perform. Commodity and consumer headwinds will challenge near-term growth, Wells said.

Jacobs (JEC) was downgraded at Robert Baird to neutral from outperform. Industry appears to be in the later innings of the current cycle, Baird said.

Kraft (KRFT) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $61 price target, Jefferies said.

Outerwall (OUTR) was added to the Best Ideas List at Wedbush. Company has several potential near-term catalysts, said Wedbush. $78 price target

Pentair (PNR) was initiated with an overweight rating at J.P. Morgan. $75 price target. Company has cyclical growth potential and can improve its operations, J.P. Morgan said.

Qualcomm (QCOM) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. $67 price target. High-end smartphone demand is falling, Piper Jaffray said.

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