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CHANGE IN RATINGS

Alliance Data

(ADS) - Get Report

upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. $149 price target. Estimates also boosted, following positive meetings with management.

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

rated new Buy at ThinkEquity. $230 price target. Company can continue to gain market share.

American Express

(AXP) - Get Report

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

Baldwin & Lyons

(BWINA)

was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Best Buy

(BBY) - Get Report

was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

rated new Buy at ThinkEquity. $43 price target. Company continues to expand its addressable market, ThinkEquity said.

Google

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rated new Buy at ThinkEquity. $714 price target. Company remains well positioned.

HollyFrontier

(HFC) - Get Report

downgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Outperform, Credit Suisse said. Valuation call, based on a $40 price target.

Janus

(JNS)

downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold, Jefferies said. Valuation call, based on a $9.50 price target.

Johnson & Johnson

(JNJ) - Get Report

was downgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Nordstrom

(JWN) - Get Report

upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $65 price target. Estimates also boosted, as the company can gain market share.

Allscripts

(MDRX) - Get Report

downgraded at Auriga from Buy to Hold, Auriga USA said. $19 price target. Company faces growth challenges.

Magna

(MGA) - Get Report

downgraded at Citi to Sell, Citigroup said. Valuation call.

PNC Financial

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downgraded at Nomura from Buy to Neutral, Nomura said. Regional banks already trade at a premium.

Pentair

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upgraded at William Blair to Outperform, William Blair said. Tyco purchase should add to earnings.

Suntrust

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upgraded at Nomura from Neutral to Buy, Nomura said. Company is leveraged to better mortgage growth.

TriMas

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was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

UBS

(UBS) - Get Report

was downgraded to Sell at TheStreet Ratings.

United Continental Holdings

(UAL) - Get Report

was downgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings.

US Bancorp

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downgraded at Nomura from Buy to Neutral, Nomura said. Valuation call.

Wells Fargo

(WFC) - Get Report

upgraded at Nomura from Neutral to Buy, Nomura said. Consensus earnings expectations appear too low.

Whole Foods Market

(WFM)

was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at Goldman Sachs. Valuation call, based on an $88 price target, Goldman said.

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

was initiated with a Hold rating at ThinkEquity. $17 price target. Company is facing increased competition, ThinkEquity said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Broadcom

(BRCM)

estimates, target raised at Auriga USA. Shares now seen reaching $45. Company is leveraged to better mobile and switching demand, Auriga said. Buy rating.

Chipotle

(CMG) - Get Report

estimates, target increased at UBS. Estimates were raised through 2013. Company is seeing solid sales momentum, UBS said. Neutral rating and new $442 price target.

Capital One

(COF) - Get Report

was removed from the Top Picks live list at Citigroup. Valuation call, as the stock is up 35% year to date, Citigroup said. $66 price target.

Dick's Sporting Goods

(DKS) - Get Report

numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of DKS now seen reaching $57. Estimates were also increased, as the company is leveraged to higher consumer demand. Outperform rating.

Ford

(F) - Get Report

was added to the Top Picks Live list at Citigroup. U.S. auto demand continues to improve, Citigroup said.

Fifth Third

(FITB) - Get Report

was added to the Conviction Buy list at Nomura. Mortgage volume is improving and the Florida real estate market has likely bottomed, Nomura said.

Joy Global

(JOYG)

are now seen reaching $78 at UBS. Estimates were also cut, as the coal market faces headwinds, UBS said. Neutral rating.

Las Vegas Sands

(LVS) - Get Report

numbers were increased at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Estimates were raised through 2013. Macau should continue to drive growth, BofA/Merrill Lynch said. Buy rating and new $65 price target.

Monster Beverage

(MNST) - Get Report

numbers boosted at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $70. Estimates were also increased, given better pricing. Buy rating.

Red Hat

(RHT) - Get Report

estimates were increased at Morgan Stanley through 2014. Billings growth is accelerating, Morgan Stanley said. Equal-weight rating.

Verint

(VRNT) - Get Report

estimates, target were boosted at JPMorgan. Shares are now seen reaching $39.50, according to JP Morgan. Estimates were also increased, given the company's new guidance. Overweight rating.

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