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Analysts' Actions: BAC CLX JPM PIR URBN


First Majestic Silver (AG) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Bank of America (BAC - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Societe Generale. $17 price target. Company is cutting costs and has a positive outlook for revenue growth, Societe Generale said.

Bruker (BRKR) was downgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform. Valuation call, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, Wells Fargo said.

CF Industries (CF) was upgraded at Citigroup to buy from neutral and given a $240 price target. Less downside in nitrogen market is expected, Citi said.

Clorox (CLX - Get Report) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. $78 price target. Company will struggle to meet 2014 targets, Credit Suisse said.

JP Morgan Chase (JPM - Get Report) was initiated with a hold rating at Societe Generale. $56 price target. Rising litigation and regulatory scrutiny could keep a lid on the stock, Societe Generale said.

National Penn (NPBC) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral from underperform. Company has excess capital and can grow through deals, Sterne Agee said.

Nokia (NOK) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Pacwest Bancorp (PACW) was upgraded at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods to outperform. $40 price target. CSE deal should add to earnings, KBW said.

Pier 1 (PIR - Get Report) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $25 price target. Company can correct its marketing errors and continue a successful business turnaround, Credit Suisse said.

Solarwinds (SWI) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell from neutral. $35 price target. Stock is not pricing in a slower macro environment and potential secular challenges, Goldman said.

Synaptics (SYNA) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. $55 price target. Company is expanding presence in China and gaining market share, Oppenheimer said.

Urban Outfitters (URBN - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at Canaccord Genuity. $48 price target. Company's growth prospects appear undervalued, Canaccord Genuity said.


Ares Capital (ARCC) estimates were reduced at UBS. Earnings estimates were reduced to reflect earnings and the recent capital raise, said UBS. Price target is $19.

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) numbers were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were raised given tailwinds from the housing market, said UBS. Price target goes to $80.

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