LyondellBasell ( LYB) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral. Valuation call, as the stock has made a good run, Goldman said. Regeneron ( REGN) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $187 price target. Company has a solid pipeline and a potential blockbuster with Eylea, Credit Suisse said. Seadrill Partners ( SDLP) was initiated with a buy rating at Citigroup. $30 price target. Cash distributions could grow as new assets are acquired, Citi said. Seattle Genetics ( SGEN) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $28 price target. Company is a market leader and can continue to grow, Credit Suisse said. Stratasys ( SSYS) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray from neutral to overweight. $76 price target. Company is seeing strong secular growth trends, Piper Jaffray said. VMware ( VMW) was initiated with a hold rating at Craig-Hallum. $94 price target. Company could face increased competition from OpenStack, Craig-Hallum said.
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Hologic ( HOLX) numbers trimmed at Citigroup. Shares of HOLX now seen reaching $24, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered on weaker than expected guidance. Buy rating. Invesco ( IVZ) numbers cut at Citigroup. Shares of IVZ now seen reaching $27.50, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered as October AUM in line, but equities remain sluggish. JC Penney ( JCP) numbers reduced at Nomura. JCP estimates were cut through 2013, Nomura said. Lower sales are cutting into margins. Neutral rating. Marvell Technology ( MRVL) estimates cut at UBS through 2014, UBS said. Expected storage, wireless softness into year end. Neutral rating and $9 price target. Weatherford ( WFT) estimates, target cut at Guggenheim. Shares of WFT now seen reaching $12, according to Guggenheim. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Neutral rating. Williams Sonoma ( WSM) target raised at UBS to $47, UBS said. Expecting solid results with good momentum moving into 4Q. Neutral rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.