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Barrick Gold ( ABX) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Uncertainty persists around the Pascua Lama project, J.P. Morgan said.

Arch Coal ( ACI) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. $6 price target. Company is leveraged to lower met coal demand, Citi said.

Alpha Natural ( ANR) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. $9 price target. Estimates also cut, given a lower coal outlook, Citi said.

Ball ( BLL) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $49 price target, BofA/Merrill said.

Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG) was upgraded at Wedbush to outperform from neutral. $400 price target. Company can exceed near-term expectations, Wedbush said.

Chipotle was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. $390 price target. Estimates also boosted as profit growth should accelerate, UBS said.

Freeport-McMoran ( FCX) was downgraded at Citigroup to sell. $25 price target. Company will be hurt by lower copper prices, Citi said.

Google ( GOOG) was initiated with a buy rating at Topeka. $950 price target. Underappreciated next leg of long-term growth -- voice search, Topeka said.

WR Grace ( GRA) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $91 price target. Portfolio is strong, and the company can continue to generate free cash flow, Credit Suisse said.

Kansas City Southern ( KSU) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $113 price target. Valuation call, BofA/Merrill said.

Opentable ( OPEN) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Company is seeing better conversions and improved trends in the U.K., J.P. Morgan said.

Patterson Dental ( PDCO) was upgraded at ISI Group to cautious from sell. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target, ISI said.

Restoration Hardware ( RH) was initiated with an outperform rating at Wells Fargo. New strategy can unlock value, and the stock can move up toward $40 to $42, Wells Fargo.

Sherwin-Williams ( SHW) was upgraded at Nomura to buy. $200 price target. Company has earnings power of $15 a share, Nomura said.

Sherwin-Williams was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight. $194 price target. Survey suggests that the company can continue to gain market share, Morgan Stanley said.

Saks ( SKS) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Valuation call, based on a $12 price target, J.P. Morgan said.

Silgan ( SLGN) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Valuation call, based on a $49 price target, BofA/Merrill said.

Varian Medical ( VAR) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight. $65 price target. Growth headwinds are accelerating, Morgan Stanley said.

Yahoo! ( YHOO) was initiated with a buy rating at Topeka. $30 price target. Meaningful upside based on stake in Alibaba Group, Topeka said.

STOCK COMMENTS/EPS CHANGES

Alcoa ( AA) estimates, price target cut at Citigroup. Shares are now seen reaching $9. Estimates also reduced, given lower expected aluminum prices, Citi said.

Black Hills ( BKH) numbers were upped at BMO Capital. Estimates were boosted through 2015. Company is paying lower interest costs, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating and new $47 price target.

Blackstone ( BX) estimates, price target were increased at Jefferies. Estimates were raised through 2014. Activity levels are up, Jefferies said. Buy rating and new $23 price target.

eBay ( EBAY) estimates, price target were raised at Pacific Crest. Shares are now seen reaching $65. Estimates were also increased, as growth should accelerate in the coming quarters, Pacific Crest said. Outperform rating.

Gilead ( GILD) estimates, price target were upped at Leerink Swann. Estimates were boosted through 2014. Pipeline is performing well and can continue to drive growth, Leerink Swann said. Outperform rating.

General Motors ( GM) price target was raised at Citigroup to $38. OnStar business could be worth $5 to $7 billion, Citi said. Buy rating.

Starbucks ( SBUX) price target was boosted at UBS to $66. Recent consumer panel suggests higher growth potential, UBS said. Buy rating.

Sandisk estimates, price target were boosted at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $70. Estimates were also upped, as the company can expand its margins, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

Tiffany & Co. ( TIF) numbers were raised at Citigroup. Shares are now seen reaching $84. Estimates also were increased on new products and potential for watches longer term, Citi said.

Wells Fargo ( WFC) numbers were raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares are now seen reaching $41. Estimates were also increased, as the company is seeing lower NCO's, Morgan Stanley said. Equal-weight rating.

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