Analysts' Actions: FFIV, FWRD, PPG

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Anglogold Ashanti Limited ( AU) was downgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Factset ( FDS) was initiated with an Equal-Weight rating at Morgan Stanley. Valuation call, based on a $102 price target, Morgan Stanley said.

F5 Networks ( FFIV) was initiated with an Overweight rating at Morgan Stanley. $155 price target. Company is leveraged to increased adoption of layer processing in the networking space, Morgan Stanley said.

Forward Air ( FWRD) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from Buy to Hold. Company faces cost headwinds and a weak pricing environment, Dahlman Rose said.

Forward Air was downgraded at Robert Baird from Outperform to Neutral. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Robert Baird said. $40 price target.

Honeywell ( HON) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

MB Financial ( MBFI) was downgraded from Buy to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus. Valuation call, Stifel Nicolaus said.

PPG ( PPG) was initiated with an Overweight rating at JP Morgan. Valuation call, based on a $120 price target, JP Morgan said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

A.O. Smith ( AOS) numbers were boosted at Keybanc. Shares are now seen reaching $53. Estimates were also increased, as China is driving growth, Keybanc said.

A.O. Smith numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $54. Estimates were also raised on first-quarter results better underneath. Buy rating.

Capital One Financial ( COF) numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $64. Estimates were also raised on solid quarter, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $79. Estimates were also raised on very solid quarterly performance, Jefferies said. Hold rating.

City National ( CYN) numbers were increased at Guggenheim. Estimates were raised through 2013. Company is seeing better credit results, Guggenheim said. Neutral rating and new $53 price target.

Expeditors ( EXPD) estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $48. Estimates were also reduced, given a soft air freight business, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Gardner Denver ( GDI) numbers were cut at Credit Suisse. Estimates were reduced through 2014. Company has low near-term sales visibility, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $68 price target.

General Electric ( GE) estimates were cut at Morgan Stanley through 2013. Company has yet to deliver operating leverage, Morgan Stanley said. Overweight rating and $21 price target.

Honeywell ( HON) estimates, price target were raised at Goldman Sachs. Shares are now seen reaching $65. Estimates were also increased, as the company is realizing higher margins, Goldman said. Neutral rating.

Honeywell numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $68. Estimates were also raised on revenue and margin upside, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Kimberly-Clark ( KMB) price target was boosted at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $80. Company began the year with a solid start, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating.

Manpower ( MAN) estimates, price target were boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares are now seen reaching $43. Estimates were also increased, as the company continues to execute well, despite a difficult macro environment. Equal-weight rating.

Manpower estimates, price target were reduced at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $54. Estimates were also cut, given lower expected sales. Outperform rating.

Priceline.com ( PCLN) numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Estimates were boosted through 2014. Hotel inventory growth is accelerating, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating and new $811 price target.

Triumph ( TGI) estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $74. Estimates were also increased, as the company is carrying a lot of momentum into the new year. Outperform rating.

Under Armour ( UA) numbers were increased at Morgan Stanley. Estimates were increased through 2013. Higher sales are driving margin expansion, Morgan Stanley said. Overweight rating and new $116 price target.

Valmont ( VMI) estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $119. Estimates were also increased, as the company has a lot of operating momentum, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

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