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.

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