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CHANGE IN RATINGS

Dollar Tree

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upgraded to Neutral at Goldman Sachs. Price target increased to $38 from $36.

Ecolab

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upgraded at Baird to Outperform from Neutral based on valuation and economically resilient business model. Sets $46 target price.

Force Protection

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downgraded at Collins Stewart to Hold from Buy based on valuation following the 100%-plus run-up in the stock price since November. Removed its target.

Federal Realty Trust

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downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman. Price target reduced to $39 from $43.

Motorola

( MOT) downgraded to Equal-weight from Overweight at Barclays and price target reduced to $6 from $9. Motorola upgraded at JP Morgan to Overweight from Neutral based on new restructuring initiatives and valuation. Maintained $7 target price.

M&T Bank

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rated new Underperform at Friedman Billings. Sets $30 target price.

Procter & Gamble

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downgraded to Market Weight at Sanford Bernstein and price target reduced to $65 from $72.

Shire

( SHPGY) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch with a $45 price target.

WellPoint

(WLP)

upgraded to Overweight from Equal-weight at Barclays and price target unchanged at $58.

Waste Management

( WMI) downgraded at JP Morgan to Neutral from Overweight based on valuation. Stock is essentially trading near its $35 target price.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Google

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price target cut at Goldman Sachs to $420 from $475 based on lower expectations for revenue stabilization. Believe revenue growth will recover in the fourth quarter of 2009, later than previous assumption. Maintained Buy rating.

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