Analysts' Actions: AA, GS, T, WAG

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS AXT ( AXTI) is downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

HomeAway ( AWAY) was initiated with a neutral rating at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $28 price target.

Beam ( BEAM) was initiated with a neutral rating at JPMorgan. $54 price target. Stock is also pricing in solid expected growth.

Cloud Peak ( CLD) was initiated with a neutral rating at Goldman Sachs. $24 price target. Company is performing well in a difficult environment.

Douglas Emmett ( DEI) was initiated with a buy rating at Keybanc. $22 price target. Company has an attractive portfolio, but trades at a discount to its peers.

F5 Networks ( FFIV) was upgraded to outperform from perform at Oppenheimer. $125 price target. Positioning for 2012.

Goldman Sachs ( GS) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $100 price target. Growth/return profiles unlikely to return anytime soon.

KLA-Tencor ( KLAC) was upgraded to overweight at JPMorgan. Industry fundamentals appear to be at a bottom.

Morgan Stanley ( MS) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $17 price target. Many uncertainties from regulatory and macro perspective.

Novellus ( NVLS) was downgraded to neutral at JPMorgan.

OGE Energy ( OGE) was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies. $59.50 price target. Recent EPA decision regarding region haze will boost earnings of regulated utility.

OpenTable ( OPEN) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $49 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 65% decline.

AT&T ( T) was downgraded at JPMorgan to neutral from overweight. New analyst also has a $31 price target.

Torchmark ( TMK) was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $48 price target. Solid FCF generator with modest growth.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Alcoa ( AA) price target lowered to $9.50 at UBS. Lowering estimates to reflect lower realized pricing, FX, and macro outlook. Neutral rating.

Agco ( AGCO) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of AGCO now seen reaching $47, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the GSI purchase should add to earnings. Neutral rating.

Actuant ( ATU) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $30, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on slower growth in Europe. Buy rating.

Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of BBBY now seen reaching $72, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on strong November performance. Buy rating.

Bed Bath & Beyond numbers raised at UBS. Shares of BBBY now seen reaching $64, according to UBS. Estimates also incraesed on both sales and margin upside. Neutral rating.

Hasbro ( HAS) estimates, target lowered at Goldman. Shares of HAS now seen reaching $38, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, following channel checks.

KBR ( KBR) estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of KBR now seen reaching $48, according to UBS. Estimates also increased as large project wins are not priced into the stock. Buy rating.

Mattel ( MAT) estimates, target reduced at Goldman. MAT estimates were cut through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Company will likely see flat sales this holiday season and is hurt by a stronger dollar.

Red Hat ( RHT) estimates, target adjusted at UBS. Shares of RHT now seen reaching $50, accoridng to UBS. Estimates increased as revenue impacted by FX. Neutral rating.

Red Hat numbers lowered at Citigroup. Shares of RHT now seen reaching $59, according to Citigroup. Estimates also lowered on FX and Q3 performance. Buy rating.

Stifel Financial estimates, target lowered at JMP. Shares of SF now seen reaching $38, JMP Securities said. Estimates also lowered on reduced expectations for investment banking and broker/dealer results. Market Outperform rating.

Urban Outfitters ( URBN) added to Top Picks List at FBR Capital Markets.. $32 price target. Company is moving inventory with promotions and sales should remain strong into 2012.

Walgreen ( WAG) estimates, target lowered at UBS. Shares of WAG now seen reaching $40, according to UBS. Estimates also lowered to reflect more realistic SG&A reductions to offset likely sales erosion. Buy rating.

Xilinx ( XLNX) estimates raised at UBS. XLNX estimates raised through 2012, UBS said. Improving gross margins. Maintain $32 price target and Neutral rating.

>To submit a news tip, email: tips@thestreet.com.

RELATED STORIES:


Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.

This article was written by a staff member of RealMoney.com.

More from Stocks

Week Ahead: Trade Fears and Stress Tests Signal More Volatility To Come

Week Ahead: Trade Fears and Stress Tests Signal More Volatility To Come

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In

Why Millennials Are Ditching Stocks for ETFs

Why Millennials Are Ditching Stocks for ETFs

Trump's 'Space Force' Could Launch a $1 Trillion Industry, Morgan Stanley Says

Trump's 'Space Force' Could Launch a $1 Trillion Industry, Morgan Stanley Says

Abiomed Stock Should Rise Some 12% From Here, Piper Jaffray Analyst Says

Abiomed Stock Should Rise Some 12% From Here, Piper Jaffray Analyst Says