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Analyst Actions: First Boston Ups Amgen; PaineWebber Cuts Amazon Target

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Credit Suisse First Boston upgraded Amgen (AMGN) - Get Report to strong buy from buy.

PaineWebber

lowered its price target on

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

to 68 from 74.

Warburg Dillon Read

upgraded

Altera

(ALTR) - Get Report

to strong buy from buy.

Lehman Brothers

lowered

Cordant Technologies

(CDD)

to neutral from a buy rating.

J.P. Morgan

started coverage of

drugstore.com

(DSCM)

TheStreet Recommends

with a buy rating and a price target of 35.

Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette

upgraded

Fiat

(FIA)

to market performance from underperform.

Lehman Brothers

upped its 12-month price target on

Kulicke & Soffa

(KLIC) - Get Report

to 98 from 82.

Warburg Dillon Read initiated coverage of

Magic Software

(MGIC) - Get Report

at buy with a price target of 44.

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

lifted

Partner Communications'

(PTNR) - Get Report

price target to $28.80 from $24.70.