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American Eagle ( AEO) downgraded at Piper from Overweight to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. $23 price target. Company is losing mindshare with teens.

Abercrombie & Fitch ( ANF) upgraded at Piper to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $40 price target. Brand share appears to have stabilized with teens.

Booz Allen Hamilton ( BAH) downgraded at Lazard from Neutral to Sell, Lazard said. $10 price target. Company trades at a premium too its peers, but growth could lag the industry in the coming quarters.

Concur Technologies ( CNQR) downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold, Wunderlich said. $84 price target. Company may offer conservative near-term guidance.

Dominion Resources ( D) upgraded at Credit Suisse to Outperform, Credit Suisse said. $59 price target. Company is a market leader, but trades at a discount to its peers.

Esco Technologies ( ESE) downgraded at Needham from Buy to Hold, Needham said. Stock has been strong, but the company cut its guidance.

Fifth Third ( FITB) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $16.50 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 19% since the summer.

First Republic ( FRC) rated new Outperform at FBR. $40 price target. Company can continue to grow in the low interest rate environment.

Genesco ( GCO) downgraded at Piper to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. $70 price target. Tenn survey points to lower spending on shoes.

Group 1 Automotive ( GPI) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Valuation call, as the stock has outperformed the market by 25% over the past 5 months.

Home Depot ( HD) downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $67 price target. Valuation call.

Monster Beverage ( MNST) downgraded at Stifel from Buy to Hold, Stifel Nicolaus said. Sales growth should decelerate further in the first quarter.

M&T Bank ( MTB) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform, Credit Suisse said. $109 price target. See significant earnings upside potential.

Ocwen Financial ( OCN) downgraded at KBW from Outperform to Market Perform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. Valuation call, based on a $40 price target.

Penske ( PAG) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Valuation call, as the company is facing tougher comps.

Qualcomm ( QCOM) downgraded at DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral, DA Davidson said. $65 price target. Growth may decelerate in 2013.

Qlik Technologies ( QLIK) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $28 price target. Favorable risk/reward ratio.

Ralph Lauren ( RL) upgraded at Piper from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $182 price target. Refined classics fashion should attract customers.

SAIC ( SAI) downgraded at Lazard from Buy to Neutral, Lazard said. $16 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts, following a surprise contract loss.

Shutterfly ( SFLY) upgraded at Cantor from Hold to Buy, Cantor Fitzgerald said. $33 price target. Stock has pulled back 16%, but fundamentals remain sound.

Tyco ( TYC) downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. Stock is already pricing in margin growth and some takeover potential. $30 price target.

US Bancorp ( USB) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America said. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target.

Wabco ( WBC) downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $59 price target. Company is leveraged to slower industry growth and may struggle to achieve 2013 estimates.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Continental Resources ( CLR) target raised at Jefferies to $91, Jefferies said. Amplified reasons to favor the Bakken. Buy rating.

Cummins ( CMI) estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse. Shares of CMI now seen reaching $110, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Outperform rating.

Cummins numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of CMI now seen reaching $100, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on expectation take down. Buy rating.

Chevron ( CVX) estimates cut at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Disappointing 3Q across the board. Buy rating and $125 price target.

Cytec ( CYT) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of CYT now seen reaching $71, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on accelerated buyback plan. Hold rating.

ESCO Technologies ( ESE) numbers lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares of ESE now seen reaching $42, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also lowered on pre-announcement. Outperform rating.

Intel ( INTC) target reduced at MKM to $27, according to MKM Partners. Earnings will likely remain depressed in the near term. Buy rating.

Tiffany & Co ( TIF) target raised at UBS to $82, UBS said. Lower diamond costs should drive margin upside.

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