Analysts' Actions: ALGN EXC JCI LLY MRK

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Align Technology ( ALGN) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $38 price target, Jefferies said.

Artisan Partners Asset Management ( APAM) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral. Stock has appreciated 65% since its March 7 IPO, Citi said.

Credit Suisse ( CS) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Enersis ( ENI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Exelon ( EXC) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. $34 price target. Company faces significant long-term headwinds, Deutsche Bank said.

FirstEnergy ( FE) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from outperform. $40 price target. Outlook for a recovery has been delayed, Credit Suisse said.

W. R. Grace ( GRA) was initiated with a buy rating at Goldman Sachs. The company will benefit from a construction market recovery and its emergence from Chapter 11, Goldman said. Price target is $105.

Intelsat ( I) was initiated with a buy rating at UBS. The company operates in a defensive sector and will see equity appreciation as debt is paid down, UBS said. Price target is $30.

Johnson Controls ( JCI) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform from market perform. Tide has started to turn for the company, which could exceed 2014 earnings estimates, Wells Fargo said.

Kansas City Southern ( KSU) was upgraded at BMO Capital to market perform from underperform. A recovery in ag and coal volumes coupled with strong trends in intermodal and auto drive the upgrade, BMO said. Price target goes to $107.

Eli Lilly ( LLY) was upgraded at Jefferies to hold from underperform. Valuation call, based on a $49 price target, Jefferies said.

Merck ( MRK) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $54 price target. Stock is attractive, based on a sum-of-the-parts valuation, Jefferies said.

Public Service ( PEG) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from underperform. $31.50 price target. Stock does not deserve to trade at such a discount to its peers, Credit Suisse said.

St. Jude Medical ( STJ) was downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to sell from hold. $35 price target. Earnings quality is declining and the company is facing increased competition, Canaccord said.

Taminco ( TAM) was initiated with a buy at UBS. Change made because of company's deleveraging and growth prospects, said UBS. Price target is $21.

Taminco was initiated with a buy rating at Goldman Sachs. $22 price target. Company has an attractive niche and solid finances, Goldman said.

Texas Instruments ( TXN) was upgraded at Drexel Hamilton to buy from hold. $40 price target. Inventory is low, distributor turns are rising and end-market demand is firming, Drexel Hamilton said.

URS ( URS) was downgraded at FBR Capital Markets to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, based on a $45 price target, FBR Capital Markets said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Allergan ( AGN) was added to the US 1 List at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Stock is attractive, following a 14% pullback this month, BofA/Merrill said. $110 price target.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide ( CHRW) price target and estimates were raised at Citigroup. Margin compression from the Phoenix/Global Forwarding business combination should lessen in the second and third quarters, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $59.

FedEx ( FDX) estimates were reduced at Wells Fargo through 2014. Secular growth headwinds remain, Wells said. Market Perform rating.

Foot Locker ( FL) estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased to reflect a favorable shift of revenue into the second quarter despite the slow start to May, said UBS.

Procter & Gamble ( PG) target was raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $85. A.G. Lafley's return will likely add a premium to the stock, Credit Suisse said.

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