Analysts' Actions: MS, YUM, NTGR, CVS, KO


Amylin Pharmaceuticals ( AMLN) downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

CBOE ( CBOE) downgraded at KBW to Underperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. Estimates also cut, because of lower volume. $21 price target.

CVS Caremark ( CVS) added to TPL at Citigroup. $51 price target. Company will generate incremental upside as a result of the WAG/ESRX dispute.

Gaylord Entertainment ( GET) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $31 price target.

Louisiana Pacific ( LPX) downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $7.50 price target. Cautious regarding OSB oversupply and US housing.

MDC Holdings ( MDC) downgraded at Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral, Guggenheim said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 40% year-to-date.

Morgan Stanley ( MS) downgraded at Collins Stewart from Buy to Hold, Collins Stewart said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 60% since November. $23 price target.

Morgan Stanley upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Annaly Captial ( NLY) downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. $16 price target. Company is leveraged to a flatter yield curve, which could weigh on growth.

Netgear ( NTGR) downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $42 price target. Company is spending more on potential future growth.

OpenTable, Inc. ( OPEN) downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $54 price target. Downgraded on valuation.

OpenTable downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. Valuation call, based on a $52 price target.

Protective Life ( PL) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 87% from its October lows. $29 price target.

JM Smucker ( SJM) rated new Buy at Keybanc. $95 price target. Company can continue to deliver double-digit annual earnings growth, aided by acquisitions.

Steris ( STE) downgraded at JMP to Market Perform, JMP Securities said. Company lacks sales visibility.

TTM Technologies ( TTMI) downgraded at Needham from Strong Buy to Buy, Needham said. $15 price target. Company has limited potential margin upside.

Ultimate Software ( ULTI) downgraded at Needham from Buy to Hold, Needham said. Valuation call.

Vishay ( VSH) upgraded at JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. Orders, revenues and margins are all set to increase.

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