Analysts' Actions: ANF BRCD INTC MNKD UAL

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Abercrombie & Fitch ( ANF) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy. $60 price target. Company has multiple potential growth catalysts, BofA/Merrill said.

Broadcom ( BRCM) was initiated with a buy rating at Topeka Capital Markets. $42 price target. Company is leveraged to higher network growth, Topeka Capital Markets said.

Brocade ( BRCD) was upgraded at ISI Group to buy from neutral. $7.50 price target. Company has multiple potential near-term catalysts, ISI Group said.

Calgon Carbon ( CCC) was downgraded at Robert Baird to neutral from outperform. Valuation call, Baird said.

Chemtura ( CHMT) was downgraded at Oppenheimer to underperform from perform. Stock has held up even though earnings expectations have come down considerably, Oppenheimer said.

CNET ( CNET) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Global Eagle Entertainment ( ENT) was initiated with a sell rating at TheStreet Ratings.

Intel ( INTC) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to underweight from neutral. $20 price target. Sentiment is improving, but cutting PC expectations once again, Piper Jaffray said.

Iron Mountain ( IRM) was downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to hold from buy. Expect a lower possibility that the company will convert to a REIT, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Mannkind ( MNKD) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral. Valuation call, based on an $8 price target, BofA/Merrill said.

Qualcomm ( QCOM) was initiated with a hold rating at Topeka Capital Markets. $65 price target. Company will likely face increased competition, Topeka Capital Markets said.

Sprint Nextel ( S) was downgraded at Nomura to neutral. Valuation call, based on a $7.50 price target, Nomura said.

United Continental ( UAL) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from sell. Integration fears are priced into the stock, Goldman said. $36 price target.

VMware ( VMW) was downgraded at Drexel Hamilton to hold from buy. Company is expected to post lower cash flow growth, Drexel Hamilton said.

Yum! Brands ( YUM) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. The company is reaching an inflection point in China and profitability should begin to improve, UBS said. Price target goes to $80.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

ARM Holdings ( ARMH) price target and estimates were raised at UBS. Reflects consumers' switching from feature phones, said UBS. Price target goes to $43.90.

Blackrock ( BLK) estimates, price target were increased at Credit Suisse. Estimates were increased through 2015. Company is attracting more assets under management, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $281 price target.

Ciena ( CIEN) price target and estimates were raised at UBS. Solid bookings and improving carrier spending, said UBS. Price target goes to $19.

Ciena price target and estimates were raised at Citigroup. Increased guidance, said Citigroup. The Converged Packet Optical segment is showing solid growth, Citigroup said. Price target goes to $24.

Ciena estimates, target were boosted at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $20. Company is seeing higher orders and sales, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating.

Cooper Companies ( COO) price target and estimates raised at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were raised to reflect gross margin improvements due to mix and a tax benefit, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $115.

Microsoft ( MSFT) estimates, price target boosted at Oppenheimer to $39. Company will likely see multiple expansion, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

SodaStream ( SODA) price target and estimates were raised at Citigroup. Market-share gains and new products will drive penetration faster than expected, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $82.

Visa ( V) estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $192. Company boosted guidance, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

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