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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

AllianceBernstein ( AB) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

ACCO Brands ( ACCO) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Aruba Networks ( ARUN) upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $28 price target. Company is realizing higher margins.

Colgate-Palmolive ( CL) rated new sell at Canaccord. Valuation call, based on a $102 price target.

Centurylink ( CTL) downgraded at JP Morgan from overweight to neutral, JP Morgan said. $38 price target. Valuation call, following the company's dividend cut.

Centurylink downgraded at Nomura to reduce. $30 price target. Company has a lower free cash flow outlook and lowered its dividend.

Edison International ( EIX) downgraded at Jefferies to underperform from hold, Jefferies said. $40.50 price target. Delay to the restart of San Onofre.

Entergy ( ETR) downgraded at UBS to sell from neutral, UBS said. $55 price target. Challenging regulatory calendar.

EZchip Semiconductor ( EZCH) upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform, Oppenheimer said. $31 price target. Favorable risk- reward.

Sourcefire ( FIRE) upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral, UBS said. $54 price target. Concerns around federal may be overdone.

FMC Technologies ( FTI) downgraded at SocGen from buy to hold, Societe Generale said. $55 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 25% since late December.

Hyatt Hotels ( H) downgraded at FBR from outperform to market perform, FBR Capital Markets said. Company faces multiple growth headwinds.

Ingram Micro ( IM) upgraded at Needham from hold to buy, Needham said. $22 price target. Company is leveraged to higher IT spending.

Itron ( ITRI) downgraded at JP Morgan from overweight to neutral, JP Morgan said. $45.50 price target. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance.

Medtronic ( MDT) downgraded at Lazard to neutral, Lazard Capital Markets said. Stock is up 30% over the past 8 months and the company lacks near-term catalysts.

Nabors Industries ( NBR) upgraded at Goldman from neutral to buy, Goldman Sachs said. Company was also placed on the Conviction List. Valuation call, based on a $23 price target.

ServiceNow ( NOW) upgraded at UBS to buy from sell, UBS said. $36 price target. Platform should drive upside to estimates.

Nvidia ( NVDA) downgraded at Needham from buy to hold, Needham said. Company is seeing lower Tegra demand.

Procter & Gamble ( PG) rated new buy at Canaccord. $87 price target. Company is cutting costs across the board.

Bankrate ( RATE) downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy, Citigroup said. $12 price target. Challenges in lead gen.

Rockwell Automation ( ROK) downgraded at Bernstein from outperform to market perform, Bernstein said. $97 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 29% over the past six months.

Tripadvisor ( TRIP) downgraded at Morgan Stanley from overweight to equal-weight, Morgan Stanley said. $42 price target. 2013 will be an investment year for the company.

Tractor Supply ( TSCO) rated new buy at UBS. $117 price target. Few retailers have the chance to double its market share.

Whiting Petroleum ( WLL) upgraded at BMO from market perform to outperform, BMO Capital said. $60 price target. Company has more drilling inventory than the market gives it credit for.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Blackbaud ( BLKB) target raised at Jefferies to $28, Jefferies said. Better margins in 4Q12 guidance. Hold rating.

Deere ( DE) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of DE now seen reaching $90, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on strong first quarter. Hold rating.

Deere estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of DE now seen reaching $104, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given better Farm growth. Outperform rating.

FMC Technologies ( FTI) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of FTI now seen reaching $50, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on more margin growth in subsea on pricing. Hold rating.

Lorillard ( LO) estimates, target increased at BofA/Merrill. LO estimates were raised through 2014, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Company is seeing higher demand for e-cigarettes. Neutral rating and new $42 price target.

Murphy Oil ( MUR) numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of MUR now seen reaching $75, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on compelling valuation. Outperform rating.

NetApp ( NTAP) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of NTAP now seen reaching $35, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on continued good execution. Hold rating.

Sandisk ( SNDK) estimates, target boosted at Lazard. Shares of SNDK now seen reaching $58, according to Lazard. Estimates also upped, given a lower supply outlook in the memory market. Buy rating.

Valmont ( VMI) estimates, target upped at DA Davidson. VMI estimates were boosted through 2014, DA Davidson said. Utility and irrigation businesses continue to drive growth. Buy rating and new $185 price target.

Weight Watchers ( WTW) numbers cut at BofA/Merrill. Shares of WTW now seen reaching $50, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Estimates also reduced, given poor recruitment figures. Neutral rating.

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