Analysts' Actions: EBAY, SBUX, FDX, X, GRPN

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Amerigroup ( AGP) upgraded at BMO from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. $70 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is down 10% from its highs.

Beam ( BEAM) rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. Valuation call, as the stock is trading at all-time highs.

eBay ( EBAY) rated new Outperform at KBW. $50 price target. Company should continue to drive e-commerce industry growth.

EOG Resources ( EOG) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $120 price target. Pullback provides opportunity to buy high quality transition to oil E&P.

GenOn ( GEN) upgraded at Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal-weight, Morgan Stanley said. $1.40 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is down 49% year-to-date.

Groupon ( GRPN) upgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $18 price target. Sales growth is accelerating in North America and the company is expanding margins.

HollyFrontier ( HFC) downgraded at Howard Weill from Outperform to Market Perform, Howard Weill said. Valuation call, based on a $34 price target.

Huntsman ( HUN) downgraded at Keybanc from Buy to Hold, Keybanc said. Company is exposed to slower growth in Europe and China.

Oasis Petroleum ( OAS) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $34 price target. Recent pullback offers attractive opportunity.

VeriFone ( PAY) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $37 price target. Long term concerns, but intact secular opportunity.

Pioneer Natural Resources ( PXD) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $118 price target. Pullback provides opportunity to buy high growth oil levered E&P.

Qlik Technologies ( QLIK) upgraded at Drexel Hamilton from Hold to Buy, Drexel Hamilton said. $30 price target. Expressor acquisition should augment growth.

Rambus ( RMBS) downgraded at JP Morgan from to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 45% over the past month.

Tractor Supply ( TSCO) downgraded at Keybanc from Buy to Hold, Keybanc said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 25% year-to-date.

UIL ( UIL) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $38 price target.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

FedEx ( FDX) estimates reduced Deutsche through 2013, Deutsche Bank said. Company has accelerated the depreciation and amortization of its aircraft fleet. Buy rating and $123 price target.

F5 Networks ( FFIV) estimates reduced at Wells through 2013, Wells Fargo said. Macro concerns may cut into customer demand. Outperform rating.

Kroger ( KR) numbers lowered at Jefferies.Shares of KR now seen reaching $25, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on questionable operating performance. Hold rating.

Liquidity Services ( LQDT) numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of LQDT now seen reaching $75, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised as GSS is trending above guidance.

Philip Morris ( PM) estimates increased at Morgan Stanley through 2014, Morgan Stanley said. Pricing remains solid and the company is buying back more shares. Overweight rating and $90 price target.

Rackspace ( RAX) estimates, target cut at Benchmark. RAX estimates were reduced through 2013, Benchmark said. Cloud computing growth could slow in the near term. Buy rating and new $63 price target.

Sprint Nextel ( S) estimates raised at Citigroup through 2012, Citigroup said. Improvement in on hand cash liquidity and prospects to grow core CDMA revenue. Buy rating and $6 price target.

Starbucks ( SBUX) estimates, target cut at BMO. Shares of SBUX now seen reaching $65, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also cut, as the recent acquisition should hurt earnings. Outperform rating.

Safeway ( SWY) numbers reduced at Goldman. Shares of SWY now seen reaching $17, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, as the company is buying back more debt instead of stock. Sell rating.

United States Steel ( X) target lowered at Jefferies. Shares of X now seen reaching $22, Jefferies said. Cut on reduced price and demand forecast. Hold rating.

Olympic Steel ( ZEUS) target lowered at Jefferies tO $25, Jefferies said. Cut on reduced price and demand forecast. Buy rating.

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