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CHANGE IN RATINGS, EPS

Autodesk

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upgraded at Argus from Hold to Buy, Argus Research said. $47 price target. Company is leveraged to several growth areas.

Ansys

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rated new Neutral at Goldman Sachs. $66 price target. Company has defensive characteristics, but few near-term sales catalysts.

Chesapeake Energy

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downgraded at Argus from Hold to Sell, Argus Research said. Company continues to spend and will require more cash.

Eaton Vance

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downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. $28 price target. Valuation reflects organic growth headwinds.

Fairchild Semiconductor

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rated new Buy at Ticonderoga. $18 price target. Company remains leveraged to solid demand for power chips.

Lululemon

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upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy. $64 price target. Company offers growth at an attractive price.

Marvell Technology

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downgraded at JMP from Market Perform to Market Underperform, JMP Securities said. $12.50 price target. Elevated near term risk from HDD and networking demand dislocation.

Micron

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upgraded at Oppenheimer from Perform to Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $8 price target. Stock should rally, now that the RMBS lawsuit is over.

NetApp

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downgraded at Collins Stewart from Buy to Neutral. $40 price target. Company missed expectations once again.

Progressive Corp.

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downgraded at Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold. $19 price target. lack of future catalysts.

Parametric Technology

(PMTC)

rated new Neutral at Goldman. $23 price target. Company faces potential growth headwinds.

Sprint Nextel

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rated new Underperform at Jefferies. $2.50 price target. Underlying growth trends remain weak.

AT&T

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rated new Hold at Jefferies. $33 price target. Large dividend is secure, but not enough to attract investors at current levels.

TW Telecom

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rated new Buy at Jefferies. $22 price target. Company is a solid alternative carrier.

Verizon

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rated new Buy at Jefferies. $45 price target. Network differentiation will help the company continue to grow.

Western Refining

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(WNR)

downgraded at Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold. $16 price target. Brent-WTI spread is contracting.

WR Berkley

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downgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Sell. $30 price target. Valuation call following recent rally.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Applied Materials

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numbers lowered at UBS. Shares of AMAT now seen reaching $12.50, according to UBS. Estimates also lowered on lower total orders. Neutral rating.

American Tower

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added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman. Consensus estimates likely remain too conservative. $71 price target.

Abercrombie & Fitch

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numbers cut at Goldman

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. Shares of ANF now seen reaching $56, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also reduced, given lower realized margins. Neutral rating.

Abercrombie & Fitch target lowered at UBS. Shares of ANF now seen reaching $52, according to UBS. Lack of visibility on 2012 EPS target. Neutral rating.

Boeing

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numbers raised at Citi. Shares of BA now seen reaching $82, Citi said. Estimates also raised on a large commercial order. Buy rating.

Blackrock

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numbers raised at Citi. Shares of BLK now seen reaching $190, Citi said. Estimates also raised on slightly higher EPS and accelerating business fundamentals. Buy rating.

WW Grainger

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numbers boosted at Credit Suisse.Shares of GWW now seen reaching $203. Estimates also upped, to match the company's new guidance. Outperform rating.

Incyte

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estimates, target raised at JMP.Shares of INCY now seen reaching $27. Estimates also raised as FDA grants early approval for myelfibrosis. Market Outperform rating.

Petsmart

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estimates, target upped at Credit Suisse.PETM estimates were boosted through 2013, Credit Suisse said. Company is carrying a lot of momentum into the new year. Outperform rating and new $54 price target.

Philip Morris

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numbers raised at Goldman.Shares of MO now seen reaching $81, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also increased, given higher expected volumes and pricing. Buy rating.

Target

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estimates, target increased at Goldman.TGT estimates were raised through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Company is realizing higher margins and paying a lower tax rate. Buy rating and new $60 price target.

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