CHANGE IN RATINGS

Aflac

(AFL) - Get Report

downgraded at Deutsche Bank to Hold from Buy and price target reduced to $30 from $67.

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

downgraded at Goldman Sachs to Neutral from Buy based on reduced earnings power. Price target lowered to $7 from $35.

Bed, Bath & Beyond

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downgraded at JP Morgan from Neutral to Underweight. $20 price target.

CNH Global

(CNH)

downgraded at JP Morgan to Underweight from Neutral. Price target cut to $10 from $20.

Coventry Health

(CVH)

upgraded at Wachovia to Outperform from Market Perform. Establishes price target of $20 to $21. Maintains 2009 EPS estimates of $1.77.

Energizer

(ENR) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral and price target reduced to $40 from $48.

Garmin

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upgraded at RBC to Sector Perform from Underperform. Maintains $20 price target. Maintains 2009 EPS estimates of $3.80.

Lincoln Electric

(LECO) - Get Report

downgraded at Piper Jaffray to Sell from Neutral. Price target lowered to $35 from $44. 2009 EPS estimates lowered to $3.27 from $4.40.

Lennar

(LEN) - Get Report

upgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Buy.

Petsmart

(PETM)

upgraded at Goldman Sachs to Buy from Neutral. Price target trimmed to $22 from $24.

U.S. Bancorp

(USB) - Get Report

downgraded at Goldman Sachs to Sell from Neutral. Price target lowered to $12 from $28.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Altera

(ALTR) - Get Report

numbers cut at UBS. Target lowered to $20. Estimates also lowered ahead of earnings. Buy rating.

Coach

(COH)

numbers lowered at Morgan Stanley through 2010. Domestic market has seen an unexpected slowdown. Overweight rating and new $18 price target.

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

numbers cut at Morgan Stanley. Shares now seen reaching $20. Estimates also lowered, because of weaker expected order trends. Overweight rating. Cisco estimates cut at UBS through 2010. Neutral rating.

Centex

(CTX)

numbers lowered at UBS through 2010. Buy rating and new $14 price target.

Dow Chemical

(DOW) - Get Report

numbers cut at Barclays. Shares now seen reaching $14. Estimates also lowered, to reflect the poor economic environment. Equal-weight rating.

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

numbers cut at Citigroup. 2009 estimate lowered to reflect Capital Services losses. Hold rating and new $12 price target. GE numbers cut at Morgan Stanley through 2010. Overweight rating and new $19 price target. GE price target lowered at Goldman to $13 from $15. Maintained Neutral rating.

Schlumberger

(SLB) - Get Report

estimates lowered at Citigroup through 2010. Buy rating and $65 price target.

St. Jude Medical

(STJ)

numbers raised at UBS. Shares now seen reaching $36. Estimates also increased. Buy rating.

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