CHANGE IN RATINGS

Caremark Rx

( CMX) downgraded at Wachovia: CMX was downgraded to Market Perform at Wachovia. Company reported strong quarter, but performance now tied to CVS. See better value in MHS, at current levels.

Dominion

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downgraded at Jefferies:Jefferies is downgrading D to Underperform from Hold based on valuation. Estimate $7 per share of cash dilution from sale of company's E&P business. Price target cut to $68 from $74.

Dell

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upgraded at Goldman Sachs: Goldman is upgrading DELL to Neutral from Sell as more disciplined pricing and attention to sales mix will enable company to beat estimates. Price target raised to $26.50 from $21.

Intermec

(IN)

upgraded at Baird: IN was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform at Robert Baird. $27 price target. Despite product transition issues, the end-market demand picture looks strong. Company is also cutting costs and buying back stock.

Intel

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downgraded at Merrill Lynch:Merrill Lynch downgrades Intel from buy to neutral, and lowers 2007 earnings estimates. Merrill sees weak demand and persistent excess capacity keeping a lid on the stock.

Lockheed Martin

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upgraded at UBS:UBS is upgrading LMT to Neutral from Reduce. Believes company is at fair value after recent pullback. Maintained $91 target price.

Landstar

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downgraded at Bear:LSTR was downgraded from Outperform to Peer Perform at Bear Stearns. Stock is with 7% of its all-time high, and trucking fundamentals appear to be deteriorating.

MasterCard

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downgraded at Morgan Stanley:Morgan Stanley downgrades MasterCard from overweight to equalweight, but raises 2006 and 2007 EPS estimates and moves price target from $77 to $88.

MasterCard

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price target increased at Goldman:Goldman is upping its target on MA to $76 from $63 due to stronger than expected revenue growth from currency conversion pricing change. Maintain Sell rating due to extended valuation.

MasterCard

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estimates raised at Prudential:Prudential is raising its 2006 estimates on MA by 53 cents to $3.51 a share due to benign trend in rebate. Target price raised to $100.

MedcoHealth Solutions

(MHS)

downgraded at Credit Suisse:Credit Suisse is downgrading MHS to Neutral from Outperform. Believes stock is more likely to trade on sentiment related industry issues. Maintained $55 target price.

Millipore

(MIL)

upgraded at UBS:UBS is upgrading MIL to Buy from Neutral. Sees compelling opportunity despite near-term challenges. Raised target price to $78 from $73.

Outdoor Channel

(OUTD)

downgraded at Bear:OUTD was downgraded to Peer Perform at Bear Stearns. Stock is up more than 50% from the August lows, and has reached the $14 price target.

SPX

(SPW)

downgraded at Friedman, Billings: SPW was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Friedman, Billings Ramsey said. $64 price target. Stock has limited upside potential, even as estimates are moving higher to match the company's new guidance.

SRA International

( SRX) downgraded at Baird:SRX was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral at Robert Baird. $32 price target. Expect to see lower organic sales growth contribution in the coming quarters.

UTStarcom

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downgraded at Merrill Lynch:Merrill Lynch downgrades UTStarcom from neutral to sell, as it sees little evidence that the company's business model has improved.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Conseco

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target price lowered at UBS:UBS is lowering its target price on CNO to $26 from $30 following disappointing 3Q results. Maintained Buy rating.

Electronic Data

(EDS)

estimates slashed at Jefferies:2006 estimates on EDS cut to $0.89 from $1.06 at Jefferies. Mid-single digit revenue growth and spending should be net positives for 2007 operating margins. Reiterated Buy rating and $32 target.

Electronic Data

(EDS)

estimates raised at Prudential:Prudential is raising its 2006 estimates on EDS by 4 cents to 88 cents a share to reflect operating margin expansion. Maintained Overweight rating.

Cedar Fair

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estimates cut at Jefferies:Jefferies is cutting its 2007 estimates on FUN to $0.56 from $0.94 as company integrates Paramount. Reiterated Hold and $28.50 target.

GFI Group

(GFIG)

estimates raised at Jefferies:Jefferies is upping its 2007 estimates on GFIG to $2.94 from $2.75 following the company's strong Q3 results. Price target raised to $64 from $62 and reiterated Buy rating.

Maxim Integrated

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estimates cut at Prudential:Prudential is cutting its 2007 estimates on MXIM by 13 cents to $1.33 a share due to expected December quarter revenue decline. Maintained Neutral Weight rating.

Procter & Gamble

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price target raised at Goldman:Goldman is increasing its target on PG to $66 from $64 due to higher expectations for company's "Go To Market" strategy beginning in 2007. Strong potential efficiency gains and other positives offset by high valuation. Maintain neutral rating.

Patterson Energy

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target cut at Jefferies:Price target on PTEN lowered to $25 from $27 at Jefferies. See continues uncertainty in natural gas prices and additional rig capacity entering fleet. Reiterated Hold rating.