Analysts' Actions: ARO, DD, FIG, SWN, TGT

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Aeropostale ( ARO) was upgraded at FBR Capital Markets from market perform to outperform. $16 price target. Valuation appears washed out at current levels, FBR Capital Markets said.

Aptargroup ( ATR) was upgraded at JP Morgan to overweight from neutral. $61 price target. Stock reaction looks overdone, JP Morgan said.

Avago ( AVGO) was downgraded at DA Davidson from buy to neutral. $38 price target. Company will likely see lower near-term margins, DA Davidson said.

Strategic Hotels & Resorts ( BEE) was upgraded at JMP Securities to market outperform from market perform. $7 price target. Valuation call, JMP said.

Berry Petroleum ( BRY) downgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral. Stock looks like a potential value trap, Sterne Agee said.

Cardtronics ( CATM) was upgraded at Compass Point from neutral to buy. $30 price target. Recent pullback has created a buying opportunity, Compass Point said.

Dupont ( DD) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray from overweight to neutral. $51 price target. Estimates also cut, given lower TiO2 expectations, Piper Jaffray said.

Dolby Laboratories ( DLB) was downgraded at JMP Securities to market underperform from market perform. $26 price target. Skepticism company can achieve consensus expectations, JMP said.

Fortress Investment Group ( FIG) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. $7.50 price target. AUM is growing and the debt has gone, Oppenheimer said.

Fortress was upgraded at Oppenheimer from perform to outperform. $7.50 price target. Assets under management have grown and the company trades at a discount to its fundamentals, Oppenheimer said.

Guidewire ( GWRE) was initiated with a buy rating at UBS. $36 price target. Visible track record of success, UBS said.

Huntsman Corp. ( HUN) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight from neutral. $21 price target. Polyurethanes are just getting started, Piper Jaffray said.

Microstrategy ( MSTR) was upgraded at Drexel Hamilton to hold. $90 price target. Consensus expectations appear too pessimistic, Drexel Hamilton said.

OneBeacon Insurance ( OB) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Perrigo ( PRGO) was upgraded at Barrington from market perform to outperform. $142 price target. Company can continue to leverage its competitive advantages, Barrington said.

Rowan ( RDC) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from buy to hold. International jackup utilization has likely peaked, Dahlman Rose said.

Rock-Tenn ( RKT) was downgraded at JP Morgan to neutral from overweight. $79 price target. F4Q weighed down by further operational issues, JP Morgan said.

Southwestern Energy ( SWN) was downgraded at FBR Capital Markets from outperform to market perform. $37 price target. Valuation call, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, FBR said.

Target ( TGT) was upgraded at JP Morgan from neutral to overweight. $76 price target. Company should see earnings growth accelerate in the next two years, JP Morgan said.

Tredegar ( TG) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Chevron ( CVX) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of CVX now seen reaching $120, UBS said. Estimates also lowered as 3Q misses on international R&M and E&P income. Buy rating.

Quest Diagnostics ( DGX) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of DGX now seen reaching $59, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on near term volume weakness. Hold rating.

Delphi Automotive ( DLPH) numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of DLPH now seen reaching $44, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is buying back more stock. Outperform rating.

Huntsman ( HUN) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of HUN now seen reaching $18, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on solid third quarter. Hold rating.

JC Penney ( JCP) estimates lowered at Citigroup through 2013, Citigroup said. Slowdown in sales following back to school. Buy rating and $28 price target.

Ralph Lauren ( RL) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of RL now seen reaching $185, UBS said. Estimates also increased on emerging top line drivers. Buy rating.

Saks ( SKS) numbers cut at Citigroup.Shares of SKS now seen reaching $11, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered on a slowdown in high end spending. Neutral rating.

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