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Analyst Actions: Dell, Federated Department Stores, ADC Telecommunications, Ball


Hindsight's 20/20, right? Well, before


(DELL) - Get Dell Technologies Inc Class C Report

issued its earnings warning this morning,

Robertson Stephens

upgraded the PC maker to long-term attractive from market performer.



(AFL) - Get Aflac Incorporated Report

: UP to strong buy from buy at

Banc of America

; 12-month price target: $79. It was also raised to strong buy from market perform at

Lehman Brothers



(AMGN) - Get Amgen Inc. Report

: price target UP to $92 from $76 at Banc of America; and UP to strong buy from outperform at

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter


Federated Department Stores


: ADDED to recommended list at

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Goldman Sachs


Northern Trust

(NTRS) - Get Northern Trust Corporation Report

: UP to accumulate from neutral at

Merrill Lynch



ADC Telecommunications

(ADCT) - Get ADC Therapeutics SA Report

: DOWN to long-term attractive from buy at Robbie Stephens.


(BLL) - Get Ball Corporation Report

: DOWN to buy from strong buy at Lehman.

Scientific Atlanta


: DOWN to outperform from strong buy at Morgan Stanley.


(TXT) - Get Textron Inc. Report

: DOWN to buy from strong buy at Banc of America; 2001 EPS DOWN to $4.85 from $5.30; 2002 EPS DOWN to $5.60 from $6; and 12-month price target DOWN to $60 from $70.

Trankaryotic Therapies


: DOWN to neutral from outperform at Morgan Stanley.