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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS:

Affymetrix ( AFFX) was upgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings

Alkermes ( ALKS) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Amerigas Partners ( APU) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Bob Evans ( BOBE) was downgraded at Keybanc from buy to hold. Have less confidence in near-term growth potential, Keybanc said.

Buffalo Wild Wings ( AJG) was upgraded at Keybanc from hold to buy. Valuation call, based on an $85 price target, Keybanc said.

Chubb ( CB) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from hold to buy. $90 price target. Company offers the best value in the industry, Deutsche said.

Flowserve ( FLS) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. $160 price target. Move to neutral while awaiting big projects, UBS said.

Gamestop ( GME) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight. Company is leveraged to a solid near-term release slate, Piper Jaffray said. $28 price target.

Healthsouth ( HLS) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank from buy to hold. Valuation call, based on a $25 price target, Deutsche said.

Hillshire Brands ( HSH) was upgraded at DA Davidson to neutral. $32 price target. Estimates were also raised as the company is cutting costs, DA Davidson said.

Harris Teeter ( HTSI) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. $42 price target. Following the right strategy, but costing more than expected, UBS said.

Invesco ( IVZ) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley from overweight to equal-weight. $30 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Morgan Stanley said.

Keynote Systems ( KEYN) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX) was upgraded at BMO Capital to outperform. $24 price target. Stock is attractive, following a recent pullback, BMO Capital said.

Landstar ( LSTR) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan from overweight to neutral. $58 price target. Company has limited near-term visibility, J.P. Morgan said.

Life Time Fitness ( LTM) was downgraded at William Blair to market perform. Estimates were also cut, given the company's new guidance, William Blair said.

Mastercard ( MA) was downgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform. Valuation call, as the stock is up 131% since the beginning of 2011, Wells Fargo said.

Methanex ( MEOH) was downgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Nordion ( NDZ) was downgraded to Sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Oracle ( ORCL) was upgraded at BMO Capital from market perform to outperform. $43 price target. Sales growth outlook has improved materially, BMO Capital said.

Paccar ( PCAR) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from market perform to outperform. Consensus earnings expectations now appear achievable, Wells Fargo said.

PulteGroup ( PHM) was downgraded at Williams Financial from buy to hold. 27% order growth fell short of expectations, Williams said. $23 price target.

Constellation Brands ( STZ) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch from buy to neutral. $36 price target. Increased deal risk will likely hang over the stock, BofA/Merrill said.

Constellation Brands was downgraded at BofA/Merrill from buy to neutral DOJ decision adds uncertainty to the story, BofA/Merrill said. $33 price target.

Stryker ( SYK) was downgraded at Mizuho from buy to hold. Orthopedic market will likely remain lackluster in 2013, Mizuho said.

Thermo Fisher ( TMO) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan from neutral to overweight. $80 price target. Company's guidance appears conservative, J.P. Morgan said.

Time Warner Cable ( TWC) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank from buy to hold. $99 price target. Company is seeing flat subscriber figures and a 10% increase in programming costs, Deutsche Bank said.

Time Warner Cable was downgraded at Guggenheim to neutral. $90 price target. Margin pressures will likely persist through 2014, Guggenheim said.

Time Warner Cable was downgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform. Estimates were also cut, given the company's new guidance, Wells Fargo said.

United Parcel Service ( UPS) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. $83 price target. Stock has run, and cost headwinds hit 2013, Citigroup said.

United Parcel Service ( UPS) was downgraded to Hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Verizon ( VZ) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight. $50 price target. Company is a market leader and returning cash to shareholders, Piper Jaffray said.

WR Berkley ( WRB) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from sell to hold. Valuation call, based on a $38 price target, Deutsche Bank said.

Zimmer ( ZMH) was downgraded at Mizuho from buy to underperform. Near-term expectations remain too high, Mizuho said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Atwood Oceanics ( ATW) numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $60. Estimates were also raised on reliable growth, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

BE Aerospace ( BEAV) numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $61. Estimates were also raised on solid long- term prospects, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Consol Energy ( CNX) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $34. Estimates were also increased, as the company is managing well through a difficult environment, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Hess ( HES) numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $80. Estimates were also raised on activist investor boosting valuation, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Liquidity Services ( LQDT) numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $36. Estimates were also lowered on transitional 2013, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Potash ( POT) target was lowered at UBS to $48. Offshore weakness continues, UBS said. Buy rating.

Elizabeth Arden ( RDEN) numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Estimates were also lowered on an ugly quarter. Outperform rating.

Wesco International ( WCC) price target was raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $89. Leverage to economic acceleration spring-loaded, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

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