Analysts' Actions: INTU FFIV BA PCLN PNRA

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

F5 Networks ( FFIV) was upgraded to buy at Nomura. $88 price target. Recent project delays will likely prove to be temporary, Nomura said.

Western Digital ( WDC) was downgraded from buy to hold at Craig-Hallum. Valuation call, based on a $54 price target, Craig-Hallum said.

Waste Management ( WM) was upgraded from hold to buy at Wunderlich. $43 price target. Company is seeing solid price leverage and can grow cash flow, Wunderlich said.

McGraw-Hill ( MHP) was downgraded from buy to hold at Jefferies. Valuation call, as the stock has reached the previous $51 price target, Jefferies said.

Intuit ( INTU) shares were downgraded to Neutral at Citi. Earnings growth is now expected to settle in the 10-15% range (vs. 15-20% historically), said Citigroup. Price target is $59.

Intuit was downgraded from overweight to neutral at JP Morgan said. $60 price target. Consumer tax business is slowing.

Asbury Automotive ( ABG) was upgraded from hold to buy at Craig-Hallum. $42 price target. Company is realizing higher margins Craig-Hallum said.

Akamai ( AKAM) was upgraded to overweight at JP Morgan. Media business is accelerating, JP Morgan said.

Ashland ( ASH) was downgraded from buy to hold at Keybanc. Stock is up 20% in recent weeks, but core growth could be slowing, Keybanc said.

Cullen/Frost CoName ( CFR) was downgraded from market perform to underperform at FBR. 56 price target. Loan growth is slowing, along with NIM compression, FBR Capital Markets said.

Everbank ( EVER) was upgraded from neutal to buy at Sterne Agee. $17 price target. Stock has pulled back to an attractive level, Sterne Agee said.

RockTenn ( RKT) was downgraded from buy to neutral at DA Davidson. Valuation call, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, DA Davidson said.

T. Rowe Price ( TROW) was downgraded from outperform to market perform at Wells. Company is seeing lower asset inflows, Wells Fargo said.

Zoetis ( ZTS) was upgraded from underperform to market perform at BMO. Valuation call, based on a $30 price target, BMO Capital said.

STOCK COMMENTS/EPS CHANGES

Barrick Gold ( ABX) price target and estimates have been reduced to reflect lower gold prices reduced at Citi. Price target gets cut to $25.

Aflac ( AFL) earnings estimates were reduced through 2014 to reflect the weaker yen, said UBS.

Boeing ( BA) estimates, target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $110, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is ramping production. Outperform rating.

Cliffs Natural ( CLF) earnings estimates were increased to reflect increased US iron ore volume guidance and much lower guided tax rate, said UBS.

Cabot Oil & Gas ( COG) price target and estimates were increased given upside potential to production growth, said UBS. Price target goes to $67.

Citrix Systems ( CTRXS) price target and estimates were reduced given desktop weakness, said Citigroup. Price target gets cut to $75.

Equinix ( EQIX) price target and estimates have been reduced given the risk related to elevated churn and slower growth in the European segment, said Citigroup. Price target gets cut to $235.

ServiceNow ( NOW) price target and earnings estimates were increased to reflect the first quarter billings blowout, said UBS. The price target was raised to $43.

Priceline.com ( PCLN) numbers were cut at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $886, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given currency changes. Outperform rating.

Panera Bread ( PNRA) numbers were reduced at Lazard. Shares are now seen reaching $199, according to Lazard Capital Markets. Estimates also cut, given lower sales expectations. Buy rating.

Qualcomm ( QCOM) estimates were increased to reflect increased guidance, said UBS. The company's guidance could prove conservative given share gains in low-cost 3G smartphones.

Qualcomm estimates, target were cut at BMO Capital. Estimates were reduced as the company is realizing lower margins. Outperform rating and $77 price target.

Thermo Fisher ( TMO) estimates were reduced to reflect weaker industrial and academic end-markets, said UBS. Challenges associated with the sequestration will accelerate in 2013.

Western Digital ( WDC) price target and estimates were increased based on share gains, cost reductions and solid HDD units, said Citigroup. Price target is now $37.

Wellpoint ( WLP) estimates, target were boosted at Cantor. Shares are now seen reaching $74, according to Cantor Fitzgerald. Estimates also upped, given the company's new guidance. Hold rating.

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