LifePoint ( LPNT) estimates cut at Deutsche Bank by 17 cents to $2.45 a share to reflect light flu season trends and slower buyback activity. It maintained its hold rating. Washington Mutual ( WM) price target cut at Goldman to $15 from $17 following major Q4 losses and projected loss in 2008 due to credit deteriorating. 2008 estimates are lowered to a $1-per-share loss from a 5-cent gain. Goldman maintained its neutral rating. Xilinx ( XLNX) target lowered at Morgan Stanley, to $26. The company has low visibility and will be hurt by the slowing business environment. Equal-weight rating. Xilinx ( XLNX) estimates raised at Goldman for 2008, following solid Q4 sales and guidance. Goldman recommends shares as a defensive holding in 2008, and it notes strong execution in a difficult macro environment. Goldman maintained its buy rating.