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Advanced Micro ( AMD) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell from neutral. $2.50 price target. Market is too enthusiastic about recent gaming design wins, Goldman said.

Amazon.com ( AMZN) was initiated with a buy rating at Lazard Capital Markets. $310 price target. Company can expand its margins, Lazard Capital Markets said.

Beam ( BEAM) was upgraded to buy from hold at Stifel Nicolaus. $80 price target. Expect a higher possibility of a takeover, Stifel said.

CDI ( CDI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Chesapeake Energy ( CHK) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Valuation call, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, J.P. Morgan said.

Crane ( CR) was downgraded at Ascendiant to hold from buy. Valuation call, as the stock has gained 30% year to date, Ascendiant said.

Computer Sciences ( CSC) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. $47 price target. Company has fewer margin expansion opportunities, Deutsche said.

3D Systems ( DDD) was downgraded at William Blair to underperform from market perform. Valuation call, as the stock is trading at 45 times expected 2013 earnings, William Blair said.

eBay ( EBAY) was initiated with a buy rating at Lazard Capital Markets. $65 price target. Mobile and Paypal can continue to drive growth, Lazard Capital Markets said.

Forum Energy Technologies ( FET) was initiated with a hold rating at TheStreet Ratings.

Great Plains ( GXP) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from overweight. Less confident about long-term earnings growth, ahead of the next rate case, J.P. Morgan said.

Iconix ( ICON) was downgraded at Benchmark to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $30 price target, Benchmark said.

Lincoln National ( LNC) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. Valuation call, based on a $33 price target, Credit Suisse said.

Medtronic ( MDT) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from outperform. Valuation call, based on a $53 price target, Credit Suisse said.

Rosetta Resources ( ROSE) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform from market perform. Permian acquisition can drive long-term growth, Wells Fargo said.

Sodastream ( SODA) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. $56 price target. Growth could begin to decelerate, Deutsche said.

Stratasys ( SSYS) was downgraded at William Blair to underperform from market perform. Valuation call, as the stock is trading at 49x expected 2013 earnings, William Blair said.

TW Telecom ( TWTC) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal-weight from overweight. Revenue pick-up with take time to materialize, Morgan Stanley said.

UnumProvident ( UNM) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. $26 price target. Company has some accounting red flags, Credit Suisse said.

STOCK COMMENTS/EPS CHANGES

Ameriprise ( AMP) price target and estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased given structural leverage should expand the Advice & Wealth Management margin, UBS said. Price target is now $89.

Bristol-Myers ( BMY) price target was boosted at Goldman Sachs. Shares are now seen reaching $48. PD-1 data have exceeded expectations, Goldman said. Buy rating.

Coach ( COH) estimates, price target were increased at Sterne Agee. Estimates were raised through 2014. Company is taking share and improving the core handbag business, Sterne Agee said. Buy rating and new $65 price target.

Cisco's ( CSCO) price target and estimates were increased at UBS to reflect the solid third-quarter report, strong execution and benefits from recent portfolio enhancements, said UBS. Price target is now $26.

Deere ( DE) estimates, price target were cut at Credit Suisse. Estimates were reduced through 2015. C&F businesses are disappointing, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating and new $102 price target.

Deere price target and estimates reduced at UBS. Earnings estimates were reduced to reflect margin pressure in the Construction & Forestry business, said UBS. Price target is now $96.

Google price target was raised at Topeka Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $999. Management remains at the forefront of industry innovation, Topeka Capital said. Buy rating.

Macy's ( M) price target and estimates were increased at UBS. Reflects warm weather sales that were pushed into the second quarter, UBS said. Price target is now $50.

Pandora ( P) estimates, price target were raised at Piper Jaffray. Estimates were also increased, given better expected mobile monetization, Piper Jaffray said. Overweight rating.

Sunpower ( SPWR) estimates, price target were reduced at Credit Suisse. Company expects higher leasing economics, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Urban Outfitters ( URBN) price target and estimates were increased at UBS. Estimates were increased to reflect strong sales led by improvement in Anthropology product, said UBS. Price target is now $46.

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