NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGSAmerican Equity Investment ( AEL) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Apollo ( APOL) downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $40 price target. Company may struggle to maintain recent growth momentum. Bank of America ( BAC) downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $10 price target. Valuation call, as the stock has gained 80% year-to-date. Buffalo Wild Wings ( BWLD) downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $100 price target. Brookfield Office Properties ( BPO) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Electronic Arts ( EA) rated new Buy at Stifel. $21 price target. Star Wars can drive growth over the coming quart. First Republic Bank ( FRC) rated new Outperform at BMO Capital Markets. $39 price target. Differentiated by high levels of client service. KBR ( KBR) downgraded at Lazard from Buy to Neutral, Lazard said. Company lacks material growth drivers. Southern Copper ( SCCO) upgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. Valuation call, based on a $43 price target. Vale ( VALE) upgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $29.60 price target. Company is leveraged to higher demand from China. Williams Companies ( WMB) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $36 price target. Higher growth outlook and improved guidance.
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Apple ( AAPL) target raised at Think to $700, ThinkEquity said. Positive launch of the new iPad and strong upcoming products. Buy rating. Allergan ( AGN) target increased at Citigroup to $110, Citigroup said. Pipeline supports sustainable long term growth. Buy rating. Apollo ( APOL) estimates cut at Jefferies through 2013, Jefferies said. New starts outlook in uninspiring. Perform rating. BorgWarner ( BWA) estimates, target raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares of BWA now seen reaching $100, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, as the company can continue to expand margins. Overweight rating. Cintas ( CTAS) estimates, target boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of CTAS now seen reaching $32, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also upped, as the company is seeing higher sales and keeping a lid on costs. Underweight rating. Dollar General ( DG) estimates upped at Guggenheim through 2013, Guggenheim said. Company is buying back more stock. Buy rating and $54 price target.