Analysts' Actions: AMZN CAT LVS V WYNN

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS:

Amazon.com ( AMZN) was upgraded at Pacific Crest to outperform. $346 price target. Company can continue to gain market share, Pacific Crest said.

Armstrong World Industries ( AWI) was initiated with a neutral rating at Citigroup. $60 price target. Shares fully valued, Citi said.

Ball Corporation ( BLL) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. $49 price target. Valuation call, Jefferies said.

Caterpillar ( CAT) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray from neutral to overweight. China inventory is coming down and the mining outlook is improving, Piper Jaffray said. $113 price target.

Celestica ( CLS) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Cornerstone OnDemand ( CSOD) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs from neutral to buy. $40 price target. Company can exceed near-term earnings expectations, Goldman said.

CSX ( CSX) was downgraded at Credit Suisse from outperform to neutral. $22 price target. Estimates were also cut, given lower export coal pricing, Credit Suisse said.

Expeditors ( EXPD) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $50 price target. Macro environment is improving and productivity is near an inflection point, Credit Suisse said.

Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from market perform to outperform. Company is leveraged to higher growth in Macau, Wells Fargo said.

Masco ( MAS) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $22 price target. Company is leveraged to an increase in remodeling activity, Credit Suisse said.

Netsuite ( N) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs from buy to neutral. Company was also cut from the Conviction List, Goldman said. Valuation call, based on a $75 price target.

Qlik Technologies ( QLIK) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy from neutral. $27 price target. Next generation business intelligence will be a key 2013 theme, Goldman said.

Research In Motion ( RIMM) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $19.50 price target. RIM will enable corporate email on iPhones and Android, Jefferies said.

Stifel Financial ( SF) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Tyson Foods ( TSN) was upgraded at BMO Capital Markets to outperform from market perform. $27 price target. Structural change in beef, BMO Capital Markets said.

Ultimate Software ( ULTI) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs from buy to neutral. Valuation call, based on a $105 price target, Goldman said.

Visa ( V) was downgraded at Robert Baird from outperform to neutral. Valuation call, based on a $165 price target, Baird said.

Waste Management ( WM) upgraded at Wedbush from underperform to neutral. $34 price target. Company should see higher landfall volumes and an uptick in business from Hurricane Sandy, Wedbush said.

Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from market perform to outperform. Company should see higher growth in Macau, Wells Fargo said.

Ixia ( XXIA) was downgraded at Lazard Capital Markets from buy to neutral. $20 price target. Company has limited visibility, Lazard Capital Markets said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

BB&T ( BBT) estimates, price target were increased at Bernstein. Estimates were raised through 2013. Company is realizing higher net interest income, Bernstein said. Market perform rating and new $36 price target.

BlackRock ( BLK) estimates, target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $230. Estimates were also increased, as the company is realizing higher performance fees, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Chesapeake Energy ( CHK) price target was lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $24. Lower gas prices, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Chipotle ( CMG) estimates, price target were boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $300. Estimates were also increased, as the company is focused on driving profitability with new menu options, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Capital One Financial ( COF) numbers were lowered at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $67. Estimates were also lowered on fourth-quarter miss, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

Capital One numbers were cut at Guggenheim. Shares are now seen reaching $66. Estimates were also reduced, given a lower sales outlook. Buy rating.

Columbia Sportswear numbers were cut at Canaccord. Shares are now seen reaching $48. Estimates were also lowered on negative preannouncement, Canaccord said. Hold rating.

Devon Energy ( DVN) numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $67. Estimates were also lowered on natural gas prices, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Brinker International ( EAT) numbers were raised at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $39. Estimates were also increased on improving SSS trends, UBS said. Buy rating.

Fifth Third ( FITB) numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Estimates were raised through 2014. Leveraged finance is adding to overall loan growth, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating and new $17 price target.

Global Payments ( GPN) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $57. Estimates were also lowered following encouraging investor day, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

IBM ( IBM) estimates, price target were increased at BMO Capital through 2013. Company is cutting costs and will likely repurchase more shares, BMO Capital said. Market perform rating and new $220 price target.

MasterCard ( MA) numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $575. Estimates were also raised on solid fundamentals, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

McDonald's ( MCD) numbers were raised at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $100. Estimates were also increased as the U.S. seems to be stabilizing, UBS said. Buy rating.

Palo Alto Networks ( PANW) was added to the Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. $80 price target. Successfully replacing legacy vendors, Goldman said.

PNC Financial Services numbers were raised at BMO Capital Markets. Shares are now seen reaching $67. Estimates were also increased as core revenue better than expected, BMO Capital Markets said. Market Perform rating.

Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT) price target was raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $87. Bias toward catalysts, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

Vitamin Shoppe ( VSI) numbers were raised at J.P. Morgan. Shares of VSI are now seen reaching $73, according to J.P. Morgan. Estimates were also increased, as the company is accelerating square footage growth and improving merchandising, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating.

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