Analysts' Actions: COF QCOM DECK HOT ESRX

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Asbury Automotive ( ABG) downgraded at Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold, Craig-Hallum said. Valuation call, based on a $38 price target.

Allison Transmission ( ALSN) downgraded at Piper from Overweight to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. $24 price target. Company lowered its guidance.

Alexion ( ALXN) downgraded at Lazard from Buy to Neutral, Lazard Capital Markets said. $102 price target. Stock appears attractive, following a 30% decline.

AMN Healthcare Services ( AHS) is upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Capital One ( COF) downgraded at Guggenheim to Neutral, Guggenheim said. $59 price target. Recent trends will not support a multiple expansion.

Deckers ( DECK) downgraded at Wedbush from Outperform to Neutral, Wedbush said. Valuation call, based on a $45 price target.

HollyFrontier ( HFC) downgraded at Wells from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call.

Starwood Hotels ( HOT) downgraded at Jefferies to $66, Jefferies said. $66 price target. Valuation call.

NVIDIA ( NVDA) is upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

QLogic ( QLGC) is upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

PNM Resources ( PNM) upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform, Robert Baird said. $24 price target. San Juan appears back on track, which should improve earnings visibility.

SAIC ( SAI) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $12 price target. Valuation call, as the stock has outperformed its peers by 13% year-to-date.

Sealed Air ( SEE) downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, based on a $22.50 price target.

Sealed Air downgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Underperform, Wells Fargo said. Company's cash generation is lagging.

Sirona Dental ( SIRO) downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $76 price target. Sales of new products may not ramp as quickly as expected.

Staples ( SPLS) upgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Sell, Citigroup said. $16 price target. Possible industry consolidation.

Total System Services ( TSS) downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $23 price target. Surprising NTSP acquisition.

Visteon ( VC) upgraded at JP Morgan to Overweight, JP Morgan said. Company is attractive on a sum-of-the-parts valuation. Minimum fair value of $73 price target.

Windstream ( WIN) downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $7.50 price target. Dividend payout not sustainable.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Analog Devices ( ADI) numbers increased at JP Morgan through 2014, JP Morgan said. Company boosted its guidance. Overweight rating and new $51 price target.

Analog Devices target raised at Jefferies to $51, Jefferies said. Improving order rates. Hold rating.

BJ's Restaurants ( BJRI) numbers lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares of BJRI now seen reaching $38, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also lowered as model remains challenged. Outperform rating.

Bruker ( BRKR) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of BRKR now seen reaching $21, UBS said. Estimates also increased on double digit organic growth and EPS beat in 4Q. Buy rating.

Conagra ( CAG) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of CAG now seen reaching $36, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is carrying a lot of momentum into 2013. Neutral rating.

Chemed Corporation ( CHE) target raised at Oppenheimer to $91, Oppenheimer said. Fourth quarter beat. Outperform rating.

Express Scripts ( ESRX) numbers boosted at Lazard. Shares of ESRX now seen reaching $65, according to Lazard Capital Markets. Estimates also upped, given better operating trends. Buy rating.

Express estimates, target boosted at Wedbush. Shares of EXPR now seen reaching $22, according to Wedbush. Estimates also upped, given positive early checks on the Spring season. Outperform rating.

First Solar ( FSLR) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of FSLR now seen reaching $36, UBS said. Estimates also increased on expected guide up for 2013 on higher margins. Neutral rating.

Medtronic ( MDT) estimates, target increased at BMO. MDT estimates were raised through 2015, BMO Capital said. Company continues to grow across the board. Outperform rating and new $52 price target.

Omnicare ( OCR) estimates, target upped at JP Morgan. OCR estimates were boosted through 2014, JP Morgan said. Company raised its guidance. Overweight rating and new $45 price target.

Qualcomm ( QCOM) added to Conviction Buy List at Nomura. QCOM was placed on the US Conviction Buy list, according to Nomura. Company is a market leader and should see improving traction in China. $75 price target.

Realogy ( RLGY) estimates, target raised at JP Morgan. Shares of RLGY now seen reaching $51, according to JP Morgan. Estimates also increased, given better business trends. Overweight rating.

Sealed Air ( SEE) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of SEE now seen reaching $25, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on hard stance on pricing and restructuring underway. Buy rating.

Tennant Company ( TNC) target raised at Jefferies to $50, Jefferies said. Margin development and share repos look better. Hold rating.

Vivus ( VVUS) estimates, target reduced at JMP.Shares of VVUS now seen reaching $30, according to JMP Securities. Estimates also cut, given lower expected Qsymia sales. Outperform rating.

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