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AK Steel

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downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $9 price target. Company will likely have to raise funds soon to support rising pension and integration costs.

Autoliv

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downgraded at Societe Generale from Buy to Hold, Societe Generale said. Valuation call, based on a $65 price target.

Franklin Resources

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upgraded at JP Morgan from Underweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Company's global bond fund is performing better. $108 price target.

Broadcom

rated new Buy at Canaccord. $45 price target. Customers are once again spending more.

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Centerpoint Energy

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rated new Market Perform at Wells. Company faces risks in the midstream.

Concur Technologies

(CNQR)

upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $66 price target. Management's guidance is more than achievable.

Calpine

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rated new Overweight at JP Morgan. $20 price target. Company is leveraged to a supply-constrained Texas market.

Centurylink

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downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $38 price target. Dividend growth has stalled and the company faces headwinds.

Dell

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upgraded at JP Morgan from Underweight to Overweight, JP Morgan said. $21 price target.

Edwards Lifesciences

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downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. Valuation call, based on a $90 price target.

Intersil

(ISIL)

downgraded at Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold, Craig-Hallum said. $13 price target. Company lacks the products to generate a rebound in demand.

JD Uniphase

(JDSU)

downgraded at UBS to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $14.50 price target. Pricing weighs on 3Q profit guide.

Marvell

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rated new Buy at Canaccord. $20 price target. Company can gain market share in 2012.

Northrop Grumman

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downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $56 price target.

Northrop Grumman downgraded at BofA/Merrill. Valuation call, based on a $56 price target.

Open Text

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upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy, Stifel Nicolaus said. $66 price target. Company is posting better organic growth.

Steel Dynamics

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downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 24% year-to-date.

UniSource Energy Corp

(UNS)

upgraded at Jefferies to Buy from Hold, Jefferies said. $42 price target. TEP settlement could significantly reduce regulatory exposure going forward.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Ameriprise Financial

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numbers cut at Credit Suisse.Shares of AMP now seen reaching $64, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given lower brokerage margins. Outperform rating.

Arrow Electronics

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numbers increased at Goldman. ARW estimates were raised through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Company is realizing higher margins. Neutral rating and new $40 price target.

BE Aerospace

(BEAV)

numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of BEAV now seen reaching $52, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, following the company's new lavatory contract. Outperform rating.

Franklin Resources

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numbers raised at UBS.Shares of BEN now seen reaching $113, according to UBS. Estimates also increased on solid quarter with better than expected flows. Neutral rating.

Bally Technologies

(BYI)

numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of BYI now seen reaching $45, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing better pricing. Neutral rating.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

(CMG) - Get Report

target raised at Jefferies. Shares of CMG now see reaching $300, Jefferies said. Visibility and fast casual nature warrant 30x 2013 EPS multiple. Underperform rating.

Chipotle estimates, target upped at Goldman.CMG estimates were upped through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Solid sales growth continue to drive earnings. Buy rating and new $425 price target.

Chipotle Mexican Grill target raised at UBS. CMG target increased to $365, according to UBS. Ongoing sales momentum. neutral rating.

Concur Technologies

(CNQR)

numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of CNQR now seen reaching $62, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on a strong quarter across the board. Outperform rating.

Concur Technologies numbers raised at Goldman. Shares of CNQR now seen reaching $54, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing accelerating growth. Neutral rating.

Amdocs

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estimates, target upped at Goldman. DOX estimates were boosted through 2014, Goldman Sachs said. Company is realizing higher margins and buying back more stock. Neutral rating and new $29 price target.

The Hershey Company

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numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of HSY now seen reaching $60, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on better than expected fourth quarter. Hold rating.

InterActiveCorp

(IACI)

estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of IACI now seen reaching $56, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given higher search growth. Outperform rating.

Intersil estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse. Shares of ISIL now seen reaching $11, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, to match the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of JDSU now seen reaching $15, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as supply constraints have eased. Neutral rating.

Monster Beverage

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numbers raised at UBS. Shares of MNST now seen reaching $125, according to UBS. Estimates also increased on new products growth. Buy rating.

Nasdaq OMX Group

I:IXIC

numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of NDAQ now seen reaching $27, according to Citigroup. Estimates also increased on solid quarter despite weak volume. Neutral rating.

Northrop Grumman

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numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of NOC now seen reaching $58, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company is buying back more stock. Neutral rating.

Qualcomm

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numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $70, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on solid fourth quarter. Outperform rating.

Qualcomm target, estimates increased at Citigroup. Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $73, according to Citigroup. Continues to benefit from smartphone proliferation. Buy rating.

Qualcomm estimates, target increased at Goldman. QCOM estimates were raised through 2014, Goldman Sachs said. Company is realizing higher demand and pricing. Buy rating and new $72 price target.

Silgan

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estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of SLGN now seen reaching $44, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company continues to deliver consistent growth. Neutral rating.

Seagate Technology

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numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of STX now seen reaching $34, according to Citigroup. Estimates also increased on higher company guidance. Buy rating.

Tractor Supply Company

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numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of TSCO now seen reaching $85, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on strong fourth quarter. Perform rating.

Tractor Supply numbers cut at Goldman. Shares of TSCO now seen reaching $81, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also reduced, as the company is realizing lower margins. Neutral rating.

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