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Automatic Data Processing ( ADP) downgraded at Jefferies to Underperform from Hold, Jefferies said. $55 price target. Employment markets remain challenged.

Agrium ( AGU) upgraded at Citigroup to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $118 price target. Nitrogen has the best near term outlook. Company also added to Top Picks Live!

Amgen ( AMGN) downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $84 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 75% since last August.

Black Hills ( BKS) upgraded at JP Morgan to Overweight, JP Morgan said. Recent asset sales improves the company's earnings outlook.

Carbonite ( CARB) coverage initiated with a sell rating at TheStreet Ratings.

Coeur D'Alene Mines ( CDE) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Cohen & Steers ( CNS) downgraded at Goldman to Sell. Poor performance figures could drive fund outflows.

Exelon ( EXC) downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $31 price target. Slide in power and retail outlook.

Federated Investors ( FII) upgraded at Goldman from Sell to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Potential money market fund reform has been delayed by the SEC. $20 price target.

Finish Line ( FINL) downgraded at Sterne Agee to Underperform, Sterne Agee said. $20 price target. Estimates also cut, as the company is losing market share.

Great Plains ( GXP) upgraded at JP Morgan to Overweight, JP Morgan said. Estimates also boosted, given better clarity on the company's pending rate cases.

JB Hunt ( JBHT) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $60 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 14% pullback.

Kinder Morgan ( KMI) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $36 price target.

Kohl's ( KSS) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $62 price target. Stock trades at a low valuation and sales trends are improving.

Paychex ( PAYX) downgraded at Jefferies to Underperform from Hold, Jefferies said. $31 price target. The interest rate environment will be a lingering headwind.

Paccar ( PCAR) downgraded at Wells to Underperform, Wells Fargo said. Company cut its production forecast.

PulteGroup ( PHM) upgraded at Williams from Hold to Buy, Williams Financial said. $17 price target. Company is improving existing markets and keeping a tight lid on costs.

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