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Analysts' Actions: Biogen Idec, Home Away, Palo Alto, Twitter


Boingo Wireless (WIFI) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

HomeAway (AWAY - Get Report) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $38. Company will likely increase its marketing spend, J.P. Morgan said

Biogen Idec (BIIB - Get Report) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $375. Company has multiple, midstage pipeline opportunities, J.P. Morgan said.

Celgene (CELG) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $170, J.P. Morgan said.

Dollar General (DG) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral from buy. Twelve-month price target is $58. Company has limited earnings upside potential, Sterne Agee said.

DR Horton (DHI) was upgraded at RBC Capital to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $27. Company is managed well and has operating leverage, RBC Capital said.

DSW (DSW) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral. Company lacks visibility and is facing increased promotions, Citi said. Twelve-month price target is $26.

Hershey (HSY) was downgraded at Argus to hold from buy. Revenue growth has slowed significantly, Argus said.

Dollar Tree (DLTR) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy. Twelve-month price target is $61. Company has good near-term earnings visibility, Sterne Agee said.

NJ Resources (NJR) was downgraded at Brean Murray to hold from buy. Valuation call, Brean Murray said.

Orix (IX) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Palo Alto (PANW) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from Perform to Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $80 price target. Juniper settlement removes risk and the company posted solid quarterly results.

Twitter (TWTR) was upgraded at Cantor Fitzgerald to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $40. Valuation call, as the stock has pulled back 50%, Cantor Fitzgerald said.

VMWare (VMW) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $111. Company should see bookings rebound in the near term, Piper Jaffray said.

Vantiv (VNTV) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform from market perform. Mercury acquisition should add to earnings, Wells Fargo said.

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