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Agilent Technology ( A - Get Report) estimates increased at UBS through 2011, UBS said. Guidance better than expected. Maintain $43 price target and Buy rating.

Akamai ( ALAM) rated new Outperform at JMP Securities. $36 price target. Company can continue to deliver above-average growth.

Alterra Capital ( ALTE) rated new Neutral at UBS. $23 price target. Fairly valued and no near term catalysts.

Arthur J. Gallagher ( AJG) rated new Hold at Deutsche Bank. $32 price target. Growth is already fully priced into the stock.

Ashland ( ASH) target raised at Keybanc to $70. Company held an upbeat analyst meeting and the ISP purchase should be accretive to earnings.

Autodesk ( ADSK) estimates increased at Morgan Stanley through 2014. Solid sales are driving margin expansion. Equal-weight rating.

Autodesk estimates raised at UBS through 2012, UBS said. Clean beat and guidance viewed as conservative. Maintain $43 price target and Buy rating.

Autodesk upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Concur Technologies ( CNQR) numbers cut at Jefferies.Shares of CNQR now seen reaching $53, according to Jefferies. Estimates also reduced, as the company is investing more in future growth. Buy rating.

Concur Technologies target raised at Oppenheimer to $52. Seeing robust demand and strong customer deployments. Outperform rating.

Cooper Companies ( COO) downgraded at BMO from Outperform to Market Perform. $64 price target. Expanded its recall on limited lots of Avaira Toric contact lenses.

Dell ( DELL) estimates upped at Credit Suisse through 2013, Credit Suisse said. Margins appear to be peaking, even though the company's sales growth remains anemic. Underperform rating and $16 price target.

Dell estimates raised at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Previous estimates could prove conservative. Maintain $19 price target and Buy rating.

Dick's Sporting Goods added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman. Growth trajectory continues to rise. $49 price target.

Dick's Sporting Goods numbers increased at UBS. Shares of DKS now seen reaching $47. Estimates also increased as margins continue to be impressive. Buy rating.

Equity One ( EQY) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Foot Locker ( FL - Get Report) estimates upped at Jefferies through 2012, Jefferies said. Company remains leveraged to a strong product cycle.

Home Depot ( HD - Get Report) numbers increased at Jefferies. HD estimates were raised through 2012. Company boosted its guidance. Hold rating and new $34 price target.

Home Depot estimates, target increased at UBS.Shares of HD now seen reaching $44. Estimates also increased on strong operational results as consistency is settling in. Buy rating.

Jacobs Engineering ( JEC - Get Report) numbers raised at Credit Suisse.Shares of JEC now seen reaching $48. Estimates also increased, as backlog and pricing are improving. Outperform rating.

Jacobs Engineering numbers increased at UBS. Shares of JEC now seen reaching $41, according to UBS. Estimates also increased as backlog growth supports higher confidence. Maintain $41 price target and Neutral rating.

K12 ( LRN) estimates, target cut at Morgan Stanley.Shares of LRN now seen reaching $37, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also reduced, as operating costs remain high. Overweight rating.

Kodiak Oil & Gas Company ( KOG) numbers raised at Oppenheimer.Shares of KOG now seen reaching $10.50. Estimates also raised on growth outlook improvement. Outperform rating.

McDermott International ( MDR - Get Report) numbers lowered at Citigroup. Shares of MDR now seen reaching $15. After the company shared a downbeat 2012 outlook. Hold rating.

Noble Energy ( NBL) estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of NBL now seen reaching $117, according to UBS. Estimates also increased on attractive and visible 5 year and 10 year production growth. Buy rating.

Och-Ziff Capital Management ( OZM) numbers lowered at Citigroup.Shares of OZM now seen reaching $12. Estimates also lowered on a $250 million equity offering. Buy rating.

Protective Life ( PL) numbers boosted at Credit Suisse.Shares of PL now seen reaching $24, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, as the company is buying back more stock. Neutral rating.

Staples ( SPLS) estimates lowered at UBS through 2013. International segment is an Achilles heel. Maintain $18 price target and Buy rating.

Tenet Healthcare ( THC) downgraded at Leerink to Market Perform. Stock has bounced back 43% from October lows and lacks significant potential catalysts.

Tibco ( TIBX) rated new Market Perform at BMO. Valuation call, based on a $33 price target.

Tractor Supply ( TSCO) target boosted at Keybanc.Shares of TSCO now seen reaching $85. Company can continue to gain market share. Buy rating.

Ulta ( ULTA) numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of ULTA now seen reaching $85. Estimates also raised on as the beauty category continues to be very healthy. Outperform rating.

Wal-Mart ( WMT - Get Report) estimates reduced at BMO through 2012. Company is seeing slower traffic and lower margins. Market Perform rating and $58 price target.

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