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Autodesk

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upgraded at Goldman from Sell to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. Company was also placed on the Conviction Buy list. $45 price target. Company is leveraged to an improving commercial construction market.

Alliant Techsystems

(ATK)

downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. Valuation call.

Banner

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downgraded at DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral, DA Davidson said. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target.

Briggs & Stratton

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upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

CBOE

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upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

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CF Industries

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upgraded at Dahlman from Hold to Buy, Dahlman Rose said. Industry should see positive newsflow heading into the Spring Application season.

Cypress Semiconductor

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downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold, Wunderlich said. $10 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts.

eBay

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upgraded at Bernstein from Market Perform to Outperform, Bernstein said. $65 price target. Estimates also boosted, as new initiatives will drive growth.

Flextronics

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downgraded at UBS to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $7 price target. Execution challenges persist.

Goldman Sachs

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downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 50% since August.

Goldman Sachs downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $150 price target. Valuation call.

Janus

(JNS)

downgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform, Credit Suisse said. $8 price target. Company will likely see lower asset inflows.

Janus Capital Group downgraded at Citigroup to Sell from Neutral, Citigroup said. $7.75 price target. Structural and valuation issues.

JP Morgan

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upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $53 price target. Company is leveraged to a rebound in consumer loan growth and trades at a discount to its peers.

KLA-Tencor

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upgraded at Deutsche from Sell to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $56 price target. Company has a strong balance sheet and dominant market position.

Medtronic

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downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold, Wunderlich said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 13% year-to-date.

Noble Corp

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downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $41 price target. 2013 guidance is poor.

ONEOK Partners

(OKS)

downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $60 price target. Limited upside after recent outperformance.

Panera Bread

(PNRA)

upgraded at Miller Tabak from Hold to Buy, Miller Tabak said. $190 price target. Company has the best sales prospects in the industry.

Teradyne

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downgraded at Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold, Craig-Hallum said. $17 price target. Company has limited near-term visibility.

United Continental

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downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance. $22 price target.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

A.O. Smith

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numbers raised at Jefferies.Shares of AOS now seen reaching $80, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on developing residential recovery. Buy rating.

Cirrus Logic

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numbers reduced at Sterne Agee.Shares of CRUS now seen reaching $42, according to Sterne Agee. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance. Buy rating.

W.W. Grainger

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target raised at Oppenheimer to $245, Oppenheimer said. January to sales up from December. Outperform rating.

Hubbell

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target raised at Oppenheimer to $101, Oppenheimer said. Strong execution through challenging markets. Outperform rating.

Informatica

(INFA)

estimates, target increased at BMO. INFA estimates were raised through 2014, BMO Capital said. Company is leveraged to higher spending on data software. Market Perform rating.

JB Hunt Transport

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numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of JBHT now seen reaching $70, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on outperformance of intermodal. Hold rating.

Juniper

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estimates, target upped at BofA/Merrill. JNPR estimates were boosted through 2014, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Higher sales are driving margin expansion. Buy rating and new $25 price target.

KLA-Tencor

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numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of KLAC now seen reaching $63, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company is seeing higher customer spending.

Lockheed Martin

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numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of LMT now seen reaching $95, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on smart capital allocation. Hold rating.

Lockheed Martin numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of LMT now seen reaching $93, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is realizing higher margins. Neutral rating.

Maxim Integrated

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numbers upped at BMO through 2014, BMO Capital said. Company continues to execute well. Market Perform rating and new $30 price target.

Oracle

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cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman. ORCL was removed from the Conviction Buy list, Goldman Sachs said. Company has limited earnings upside potential. $39 price target.

Resmed

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estimates, target increased at BMO through 2015, BMO Capital said. Company is seeing higher sales across the board. Market Perform rating and new $48 price target.

Swift Transportation

(SWFT)

numbers raised at UBS. Shares of SWFT now seen reaching $16, UBS said. Estimates also increased as company is expected to increase utilization further. Buy rating.

Stanley Black & Decker

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numbers raised at Keybanc. Shares of SWK now seen reaching $85, according to Keybanc. Estimates also increased, as the company is cutting costs. Buy rating.

Union Pacific

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numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of UNP now seen reaching $159, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company can continue to expand margins. Outperform rating.

Zimmer

(ZMH)

estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of ZMH now seen reaching $79, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given higher expected knee growth. Neutral rating.

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