Analysts' Actions: AEO CMA DUK NLY STJ

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

American Eagle ( AEO) upgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Outperform. New management team appears to be turning the business around. Estimates also boosted.

Comerica ( CMA) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Valuation call, based on a $32 price target. Estimates also cut.

Comerica upgraded at Stifel from Sell to Hold, Stifel Nicolaus said. Stock is attractively valued, trading below tangible book value.

CSX ( CSX) downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $20 price target. Lower coal volume will likely remain a headwind to growth.

Duke Energy ( DUK) upgraded at Citigroup to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $72 price target. Carolina concerns priced in.

East West Bancorp ( EWBC) upgraded at KBW from Market Perform to Outperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. $24 price target. Company is seeing strong growth across the board and boosted guidance.

ICF International ( ICFI) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

McMoran Exploration ( MMR) rated new Buy at Guggenheim. Company appears to be at an inflection point.

Annaly Capital ( NLY) upgraded at Wells from Underperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Stock is already factoring in higher expected prepayments.

Noble Corporation ( NE) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Reinsurance Group ( RGA) downgraded at KBW from Outperform to Market Perform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. $67 price target. Company is realizing lower earnings.

St. Jude ( STJ) downgraded at Canaccord from Buy to Hold, Canaccord Geuity said. $43 price target. Company is seeing lower sales demand.

St. Jude downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $42 price target. Core business is facing increased growth headwinds.

Questar Corp ( STR) downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $21.75 price target. Valuation call.

Stryker ( SYK) downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $56 price target. Lower near- term drivers.

Tibco ( TIBX) upgraded at Macquarie from Neutral to Outperform, Macquarie said. $33 price target. Pullback has created an attractive entry point.

Xylem ( XYL) downgraded at Ladenburg from Buy to Neutral, Ladenburg Thalmann said. Company faces headwinds in Europe and has limited exposure to an improving U.S. housing market.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Align Technology ( ALGN) numbers lowered at Credit Suisse. Shares of ALGN now seen reaching $30, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, as the company is seeing lower case shipment growth. Neutral rating.

Align Technology numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ALGN now seen reaching $34, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on rare 3Q shortfall. Buy rating.

AO Smith ( AOS) numbers upped at BMO. AOS estimates were upped through 2014, BMO Capital said. Company is seeing better Lochinvar growth. Market Perform rating and new $61 price target.

Bank of America ( BAC) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of BAC now seen reaching $9.50, UBS said. Estimates also increased as operating improvements within reach.

BlackRock ( BLK) numbers raised at UBS. BLK estimates increased through 2013, UBS said. Strength of diversified model making the investment case clearer. Buy rating and $210 price target.

Check Point ( CHKP) numbers reduced at Credit Suisse. Shares of CHKP now seen reaching $55, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given lower realized sales. Outperform rating.

Comerica ( CMA) numbers lowered on Jefferies. Shares of CMA now seen reaching $33, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on tempered net interest income estimates. Hold rating.

eBay ( EBAY) estimates, target boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of EBAY now seen reaching $49, according to Deutsche Bank. Estimates also upped, as user growth is accelerating. Neutral rating.

Facebook ( FB) target reduced at Sterne Agee to $26, according to Sterne Agee. Company deserves a lower market multiple. Buy rating.

Halliburton ( HAL) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of HAL now seen reaching $44, UBS said. Assuming ugly Q4 and slow start to 2013. Buy rating.

Linear Technology ( LLTC) numbers reduced at Credit Suisse. LLTC estimates were cut through 2013, Credit Suisse said. Company lowered its guidance. Outperform rating and new $36 price target.

M&T Bank ( MTB) numbers increased at KBW through 2014, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. Company is seeing higher mortgage growth and keeping a tight lid costs. Market Perform rating and new $109 price target.

M&T Bank numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of MTB now seen reaching $106, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on stronger mortgage revenues. Hold rating.

Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK) numbers cut at JP Morgan. SWK estimates were reduced through 2013, JP Morgan said. Company is seeing slower growth in Europe. Neutral rating and new $74 price target.

Stryker ( SYK) estimates, target reduced at BMO. SYK estimates were cut through 2014, BMO Capital said. Company is seeing slower growth in Europe. Market Perform rating and new $55 price target.

Textron ( TXT) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of TXT now seen reaching $26, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as Cessna is recovering. Neutral rating.

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