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CHANGE IN RATINGS

Alliance Bankshares

(ABVA)

was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Aruba Networks

(ARUN)

was initiated at Oppenheimer with an outperform rating. $25 price target. Several positive trends supporting revenue growth, Oppenheimer said.

Aruba Networks was initiated with a neutral rating at JP Morgan. $21 price target. Consensus estimates are fair.

Commtouch Software

(CTCH)

was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Occidental Petroleum

(OXY) - Get Report

was initiated at Dahlman Rose with a buy rating. $86 price target. Following recent underperformance, risk/reward is attractive, Dahlman Rose said.

Hess Corp

(HES) - Get Report

was initiated with a hold rating at Dahlman Rose. $56 price target. Flat near-term production growth, Dahlman Rose said.

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Maximus

(MMS) - Get Report

was initiated with a buy rating at Citigroup. $75 price target. Several near-term catalysts, Citi said.

Ruckus Wireless

(RKUS)

was initiated with an outperform rating at Oppenheimer. $23 price target. Accelerating adoption of enterprise mobility, Oppenheimer said.

Ruckus Wireless was initiated with a hold rating at Deutsche Bank. $20 price target. Full valuation and increased competition, Deutsche said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Adobe Systems

(ADBE) - Get Report

price target was raised at Jefferies. Creative cloud subscriber growth is accelerating, Jefferies said. Hold rating.

FedEx

(FDX) - Get Report

estimates were trimmed at Deutsche Bank through 2013. Impact of Sandy was offset by lower fuel costs, Deutsche said. Buy rating and $115 price target.

GrafTech International

(GTI)

numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $11. Estimates were also lowered on steel uncertainty, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

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McDonald's

(MCD) - Get Report

estimates were cut at Credit Suisse through 2014. Credit Suisse said this reflected October/November comps and slightly weaker franchise margins. $100 price target and outperform rating.

AT&T

(T) - Get Report

estimates were trimmed at JP Morgan through 2013. Higher smartphone sales and subsidies, JP Morgan said. $36 price target and overweight rating.

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

numbers were raised at Canaccord Genuity. Shares are now seen reaching $28. Company narrowed guidance, Canaccord said. Hold rating.

Texas Instruments estimates were trimmed at UBS through 2013. Fourth-quarter guidance update indicates stable, but weak business, UBS said. Neutral rating and $30 price target.

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