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Aeropostale ( ARO) upgraded at Jefferies to Buy. $20 price target. Valuation call, as business trends should improve in the coming quarters.

Covance ( CVD) estimates cut at Goldman through 2013. Company will likely see lower late-stage margins.

Devon Energy ( DVN - Get Report) estimates increased at Jefferies through 2012. Company remains positioned well, despite volatile energy prices. Buy rating and $103 price target.

Dow Chemical ( DOW) rated new Buy at Ticonderoga Securities. $39 price target. Company should benefit from the glut of shale gas in the U.S.

Edison International ( EIX) added to U.S. Focus List at Credit Suisse. Current valuation does not factor in the company's assets. $41 price target.

EMC ( EMC) estimates upped at Oppenheimer through 2012. Channel checks show that the company should continue to deliver solid growth. Outperform rating and $26 price target.

Expedia ( EXPE - Get Report) target lowered at Benchmark to $32. Domestic travel spending appears to be slowing down. Hold rating.

Expedia rated new Overweight at Evercore Partners. $35 price target. Company can continue to grow across the globe.

Fabrinet ( FN) upgraded to hold by TheStreet ratings.

Federated Investors ( FII) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Underperform. Company will be hurt by lower interest rates. $21 price target.

General Mills ( GIS - Get Report) upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy. New analyst also placed the company on the Conviction List. Company is facing easier comps and should benefit from falling input costs. $44 price target.

Hasbro ( HAS - Get Report) estimates, target reduced at Keybanc.HAS estimates were cut through 2012. Company could lose market share in the near term. Buy rating and new $51 price target.

Legg Mason ( LM) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Underperform. Estimates also cut, as the company could struggle to attract assets. $32 price target.

McDonald's ( MCD - Get Report) estimates reduced at UBS through 2012. Company will be hurt by a stronger dollar. Buy rating and $96 price target.

Microsemi ( MSCC) estimates, target cut at Sterne Agee.MSCC estimates were reduced through 2012. Company is seeing lower end-market demand. Buy rating and new $30 price target.

Nabors ( NBR) estimates, target cut at Jefferies.Shares of NBR now seen reaching $22. Estimates also reduced, given lower pricing and margin expectations for the industry. Buy rating.

Nasdaq ( NDAQ) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse.Shares of NDAQ now seen reaching $28. Estimates also increased, given better volume trends. Neutral rating.

Netflix ( NFLX - Get Report) upgraded at Hudson Square from Sell to Hold. Valuation call.

Nucor ( NUE - Get Report) upgraded at Dahlman Rose to Buy. $47 price target. Company is investing well and positioned for an eventual industry recovery.

Philip Morris International ( PM) cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. Food stocks could outperform tobacco names in the coming quarters.

Plantronics ( PLT) estimates, target boosted at JP Morgan. Shares of PLT now seen reaching $44. Estimates also upped, as the company is buying back more stock. Neutral rating.

Priceline.com ( PCLN) rated new Equal-weight at Evercore Partners. Valuation call, based on a $525 price target.

Quest Diagnostics ( DGX - Get Report) estimates cut at Piper through 2012. Company could lose market share in the coming quarters. Neutral rating and $55 price target.

Regal-Beloit ( RBC) numbers cut at Oppenheimer.Shares of RBC now seen reaching $68. Estimates also reduced, given lower expected HVAC demand. Outperform rating.

REX American Resources ( REX) upgraded to buy at TheStreet ratings.

Sprint Nextel ( S - Get Report) cut from U.S. Focus List at Credit Suisse. Company has limited cash flow visibility. $7 price target.

Sprint Nextel added to Top Picks List at FBR. Company has the debt capacity to fund its network upgrade and margins should continue to expand.

Sprint Nextel target lowered at Morgan Stanley.Shares of S now seen reaching $2. Company is shutting down iDen and seeing higher Vision expenses. Underweight rating.

Stryker ( SYK - Get Report) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy. Company has a strong management team and recent trends suggest that sales could soon recover. $57 price target.

Ultra Petroleum ( UPL) estimates lowered at Jefferies through 2012. Company is leveraged to declining energy prices. Buy rating and $59 price target.

Walter Energy ( WLT) rated new Hold at Stifel Nicolaus. Valuation call.

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