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Abbott Laboratories ( ABT) upgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Recent pullback has created an attractive entry point.

Advanced Micro ( AMD) downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. $3 price target. Company is leveraged to weaker PC demand.

Advanced Micro downgraded at Bernstein to Market Perform, Bernstein said. $2.50 price target. Lack confidence that management can turn the business around in the near term.

Ann Taylor ( ANN) downgraded at Nomura from Buy to Neutral, Nomura said. $38 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 35% in the past two months.

athenahealth ( ATHN) downgraded at Jefferies to Underperform from Hold, Jefferies said. $60 price target. 3Q results miss.

BroadSoft ( BSFT) upgraded at Oppenheimer to Outperform from Perform, Oppenheimer said. $44 price target. Add core holding on recent weakness.

Celanese ( CE) rated new Neutral at JP Morgan. $38 price target. Profits are capable of rising with positive rates of change in Chinese economic growth.

Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG) downgraded at Wedbush to Neutral from Outperform, Wedbush said. $270 price target. No longer see upside even with lowered expectations.

Cape Bancorp ( CBNJ) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

DSW ( DSW) rated new Neutral at Citigroup. $71 price target. Strong fundamentals, but valuation full.

E*Trade Financial ( ETFC) downgraded at Wells Fargo to Market Perform from Outperform, Wells Fargo said. $9 to $10 valuation range. EPS misses in noisy quarter.

Syneron Medical ( ELOS) downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Fifth Third ( FITB) downgraded at Compass Point from Buy to Neutral, Compass Point said. $16 price target. Company will struggle to grow revenue in a low interest rate environment.

Guess ( GES) rated new Underweight at Morgan Stanley. $21 price target. Company is using higher promotions and remains leveraged to lower sales in Europe.

Google ( GOOG) downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $765 price target. Mobile device sales weighing on margins.

Google downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $745 price target. Estimates also cut, as the company is realizing lower margins.

Huntington Bancshares ( HBAN) upgraded at FBR to Market Perform from Underperform, FBR Capital Markets said. Valuation call, by the new analyst. $7.50 price target.

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