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Alcoa

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downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $11 price target. Estimates also cut, because of lower expected aluminum prices.

Autodesk

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downgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Sell, Goldman Sachs said. $32 price target. Company is facing difficult growth comparisons.

American Eagle

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upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight, Morgan Stanley said. $15 price target. Comp sales growth is accelerating.

American Eagle upgraded at BMO to Outperform. $18 price target. New management can help usher in a new era of growth.

Alexander & Baldwin

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upgraded at KBW to Outperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. $50 price target. Company split should improve shareholder value.

Cliffs Natural

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rated new Buy at Goldman. $93 price target. Company is leveraged to strong iron ore pricing.

Cablevision

(CVC)

downgraded at Wells to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call.

Health Management

(HMA)

upgraded at Leerink from Market Perform to Outperform, Leerink Swann said. Prepayment auditing concerns are overblown.

Imax

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upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy, Stifel Nicolaus said. $25 price target. Screen installation could increase in 2012.

Incyte

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downgraded at Citi from Buy to Neutral, Citigroup said. Survey suggests that Jakafi could have limited market potential. $15 price target.

LinkedIn

(LNKD)

upgraded at Evercore from Underweight to Equal-weight. $70 price target. Lockup selling pressure should begin to subside.

Molex

(MOLX)

downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Stock has outperformed over the past year and operating margins have likely peaked.

Moody's

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upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

MSC Industrial

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rated new Buy at UBS. $80 price target. Company has solid growth prospects.

Nabors Industries

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upgraded at BMO from Market Perform to Outperform. Valuation call, based on a $29 price target.

Nike

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downgraded at McAdams from Buy to Hold. Valuation call, given an uncertain global macro outlook.

Rackspace

(RAX)

rated new Neutral at Collins Stewart. Valuation call, based on a $43 price target.

Transocean

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upgraded at BMO from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. $65 price target. Stock is already factoring in the recent earnings decline.

Tivo

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rated new Buy at UBS. $13 price target. Company has new distribution deals in place and a full portfolio of patents.

Taleo

( TLEO) upgraded at BMO from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. $40 price target. Company generates solid billings growth and becomes more valuable following the SFSF purchase.

Tenaris

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upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Time Warner Cable

(TWC)

upgraded at Wells to Outperform. Spectrum sale makes strategic sense.

United Continental

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upgraded at Ticonderoga to Buy from Neutral. $33 price target. Company should benefit from an AMR bankruptcy.

Valero

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downgraded at Benchmark from Buy to Hold, Benchmark said. $23 price target. Earnings outlook appears less favorable.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Anadarko Petroleum

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Autozone

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estimates increased at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Company should continue to expand margins. Neutral rating and $330 price target.

BP

(BP) - Get Report

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Chicago Bridge

(CBI)

cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. Valuation call, based on a $47 price target.

Chesapeake Energy

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Cabot Oil & Gas

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estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Carrizo Oil & Gas

( CZRO) estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Chevron

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Devon Energy

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

EOG Resources

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Hess Corporation

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

HollyFrontier

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estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Kodiak Oil & Gas

(KOG)

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Kroger

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estimates raised at Jefferies through 2012, Jefferies said. Solid third quarter results. Hold rating.

Marriott

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estimates reduced at UBS through 2012, UBS said. Spin-off is dilutive to earnings. Buy rating and $40 price target.

Marathon Petroleum

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estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Marathon Oil

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Murphy Oil

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Noble Energy

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

News Corp.

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numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of NWSA now seen reaching $21. Estimates also upped, given solid business momentum. Equal-weight rating.

Occidental

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Pioneer Natural Resources

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Royal Dutch Shell

( RDS) estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Research in Motion

( RIMM) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of RIMM now seen reaching $18, according to UBS. Estimates also reduced, to match the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.

Range Resources

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estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

SM Energy

(SM) - Get Report

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Sunoco Products

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estimates lowered at Jefferies through 2012, Jefferies said. Macro weighing on outlook. Hold rating.

Sunoco

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estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

Southwestern Energy

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estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

Tesoro Corporation

(TSO)

estimates lowered at Oppenheimer through 2012. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Vale

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estimates, target reduced at Morgan Stanley. Shares of VALE now seen reaching $27, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also cut, given higher expected capital spending. Equal-weight rating.

Western Digital

(WDC) - Get Report

numbers raised at Citi. Shares of WDC now seen reaching $48. Estimates also increased, to match the company's new guidance. Buy rating.

Whiting Petroleum

(WLL) - Get Report

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Outperform rating.

Cimarex Energy

(XEC) - Get Report

estimates raised at Oppenheimer through 2012, Oppenheimer said. Changes based on futures prices. Perform rating.

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