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American Water

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rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $23 price target. Stock is already pricing in expected earnings growth.

American Axle & Manufacturing

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downgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Outperform on valuation. Maintain $10 price target. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates set at 82 cents and $1.24, respectively.

Peabody Energy

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rated new Hold at Deutsch. $57.50 price target. Company is a leader, but already trades at the high end of the industry valuation range.

Choice Hotels

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downgraded at JP Morgan. Rating lowered to Underweight from Neutral. Maintains $31 price target. Raises 2010 EPS estimates to $1.77 from $1.70.

eBay

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upgraded at Credit Suisse to Outperform from Neutral as PayPal is growth driver. Price target jumped to $32 from $25. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lifted to $1.69 and $1.97, respectively.

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FirstEnergy

( GENZ) downgraded at Citigroup from Buy to Hold. Estimates also lowered, as forward spreads have collapsed in recent months. $42 price target.

Genzyme

( GENZ) downgraded at JP Morgan. Rating lowered to Underweight from Neutral. Price target lowered to $45 from $55. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to $2.00 from $2.85.

J. Crew

( JCG) was initiated with an Outperform rating at Robert Baird. $55 price target. Company has strong growth prospects and should continue to execute on its strategy.

Marriott

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upgraded at JP Morgan. Rating raised to Overweight from Neutral. Price target raised to $36 from $27. 2010 EPS estimates raised to $1.02 from $0.91.

Mirant

( MIR) downgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Sell. $10 price target. Company will be hurt by lower dark spreads.

NRG Energy

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downgraded at Citigroup from Buy to Hold. $25 price target. Valuation call, as the company will be hurt by lower commodity prices.

Public Service

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downgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Sell. $27 price target. Earnings will be hurt by falling forward commodity prices.

PPL

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downgraded at Citigroup from Buy to Hold, $30 price target. Spreads are falling and the risk to the company's upcoming rate case in Pennsylvania.

Ralcorp

( RAH) downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. Estimates also lowered, because of a struggling private-label environment. $72 price target.

Research in Motion

( RIMM) rated new Market Perform at Rodman. RIMM was initiated with a Market Perform rating. Unit shipments should exceed the upper end of guidance, driven by aggressive pricing.

RRI Energy

(RRI)

downgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Sell. $3.90 price target. Company will be hurt by lower dark spreads.

Starbucks

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downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral. $27 price target. Stock appears to already be pricing in comp sales growth.

Sunstone Hotel Investors

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upgraded at JP Morgan. Rating raised to Overweight from Neutral. Price target raised to $13 from $9. Raises 2010 EPS estimates to $0.30 from $0.19.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Apple

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estimates, target boosted at BMO. Shares of AAPL now seen reaching $265. Estimates also raised, because of higher Mac and iPad sales. Outperform rating.

Allegheny Energy

( AYE) estimates lowered at Citigroup. AYE estimates were cut through 2012. Company is seeing lower dark spreads. Hold rating and $23 price target.

Biovail

( BVF) target raised at UBS. BVF target was increased to $20. Company's transition appears to be in the early stages. Buy rating.

Commercial Metals

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estimates cut, target raised at UBS. Shares of CMC now seen reaching $17. On the other hand, estimates were lowered, because the company is struggling to pass along higher steel prices. Neutral rating.

ConocoPhillips

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target increased at Goldman. Shares of COP now seen reaching $57. Expect the restructuring plan to improve company returns. Neutral rating.

Dominion Resources

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numbers increased at Citigroup. Shares of D now seen reaching $33. Estimates also raised, because of expected share buybacks. Sell rating.

Dr. Pepper Snapple

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numbers raised at Citigroup. DPS estimates were increased through 2011. Company is seeing strong market share trends. Buy rating and new $42 price target.

Darden Restaurants

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numbers upped at Goldman. Shares of DRI now seen reaching $48. Estimates also boosted, because of higher sales expectations. Neutral rating.

Genzyme

( GENZ) estimates lowered at UBS. GENZ estimates were reduced through 2011. Company will likely face shipping delays with Cerezyme and Fabrazyme. $68 price target.

General Mills

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target boosted at Morgan Stanley to $79. Company should soon begin to trade on fiscal 2011 estimates. Overweight rating.

General Mills

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estimates lowered at Goldman through 2012. Company is spending more on its brands and is also facing a higher share count. Neutral rating and $77 price target.

JC Penney

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target boosted at Citigroup to $47. See higher near-term same-store sales for the company. Buy rating.

Lennar

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estimates, target raised at Goldman. LEN estimates were increased through 2011. Company is realizing higher margins. Neutral rating and new $20 price target.

Netflix

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target raised at Kaufman to $76. Expect the company to post strong first quarter sales. Hold rating.

Red Hat

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estimates cut, target raised at Goldman. Shares of RHT now seen reaching $30. On the other hand, estimates were reduced, because of currency trends and a higher tax rate. Neutral rating.

Sysco

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estimates upped at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Meetings with management suggest that a slow recovery is underway. Equal-weight rating.

Unisource

(UNS)

target cut, estimates changed at Credit Suisse. UNS price target lowered to $32 from $35 as long-term outlook has mixed drivers. 2010 EPS estimates raised to $2.91, 2011 lowered to $2.75. Maintain Neutral rating.

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