Analysts' Actions: HAL, TXN, DV, NOW, MCD

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Barrick Gold ( ABX) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Burger King ( BKW) rated new Neutral at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $16 price target.

Bridgepoint Education ( BPI) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

DeVry ( DV) downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $25 price target. Company pre-announces another miss.

DeVry downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. Negative pre-announcement.

DeVry downgraded at Topeka from Buy to Hold, Topeka Capital said. $23 price target. Estimates also cut, given slower realized growth.

Genesee & Wyoming ( GWR) upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $70 price target. RA purchase appears to be a transformational deal.

HollyFrontier ( HFC) downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 60% year-to-date.

ServiceNow ( NOW) rated new Neutral at UBS. $26 price target. Upside limited with current valuation.

ServiceNow rated new Neutral at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $24 price target.

ServiceNow rated new Outperform at Wells Fargo. Company can sustain 40% annual sales growth and expand its margins.

NRG Energy ( NRG) downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $20 price target.

Tesoro ( TSO) downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral. Company remains leveraged to California, which can be volatile.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

HomeAway ( AWAY) estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse.Shares of AWAY now seen reaching $27, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, as the company lacks near-term catalysts. Neutral rating.

BB&T ( BBT) estimates, target increased at Sterne Agee through 2013, Sterne Agee said. Company boosted its guidance, given better loan growth. Buy rating and new $37 price target.

Deckers Outdoor ( DECK) target cut at Piper. Shares of DECK now seen reaching $50, according to Piper Jaffray. Company is leveraged to slower growth in Europe. Neutral rating.

DeVry ( DV) estimates, target reduced at Morgan Stanley.DV estimates were cut through 2013, Morgan Stanley said. Company is guiding to higher costs and lower starts. Overweight rating and new $32 price target.

Eaton ( ETN) estimates lowered at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Lower market growth and corresponding decrease in outgrowth. Neutral rating and $40 price target.

Eaton estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse.Shares of ETN now seen reaching $49, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.

Halliburton ( HAL) estimates, target upped at Guggenheim. HAL estimates were boosted through 2013, Guggenheim said. Company is realizing higher international margins. Neutral rating and new $35 price target.

Halliburton estimates raised at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Improving International and North American markets. Buy rating and $45 price target.

KLA-Tencor ( KLAC) estimates trimmed at Citigroup through 2013, Citigroup said. Seasonal decline in 2H12 equipment orders. Buy rating and $66 price target.

McDonald's ( MCD) numbers lowered at UBS. Shares of MCD now seen reaching $99, UBS said. Estimates also lowered on focus on value at expense of margins. Buy rating.

McDonald's numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of MCD now seen reaching $88, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on challenging second quarter. Hold rating.

RPM International ( RPM) numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of RPM now seen reaching $30, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given lower raw materials costs. Neutral rating.

Triumph Group ( TGI) added to Focus 1 List at BofA/Merrill.TGI was placed on the Focus 1 list, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Company is leveraged to a strong commercial aerospace cycle. $76 price target.

Texas Instruments ( TXN) numbers cut at JMP. TXN estimates were reduced through 2013, JMP Securities said. Macro environment limits near-term visibility. Outperform rating and new $33 price target.

Woodward ( WWD) estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse.Shares of WWD now seen reaching $45, according to Credit Suisse. Macro headwinds are hurting near-term visibility. Outperform rating.

Zions Bancorp ( ZION) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ZION now seen reaching $21, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on weaker NIM trajectory. Hold rating.

Zions Bancorporation numbers cut at Sterne Agee. Shares of ZION now seen reaching $18, according to Sterne Agee. Estimates also reduced, given lower sales growth. Underperform rating.

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