Analysts' Actions: ALL CLF MS NFLX WEN

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Allstate ( ALL) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform from market perform. Estimates were also upped, as the auto insurance market is improving, Wells Fargo said.

Barnes ( B) was initiated with a buy rating at Deutsche Bank. $41 price target. Company should benefit from a reacceleration of commercial aerospace growth, Deutsche Bank said.

Cadence Design ( CDNS) was upgraded at DA Davidson to buy from neutral. $16 price target. Recent pullback has created a buying opportunity, DA Davidson said.

Cliffs Natural ( CLF) was downgraded at FBR Capital Markets to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the stock has rebounded 51% over the past two months, FBR Capital Markets said.

Cash America ( CSH) was upgraded at JMP Securities to outperform from market perform. $50 price target. Gold volatility and weak gold demand have been priced into the stock, JMP Securities said.

Intelligent Systems ( INS) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Morgan Stanley ( MS) was upgraded at JMP Securities to outperform from market perform. $34 price target. New analyst believes the company is in the midst of an important transformation, JMP Securities said.

Netflix ( NFLX) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal weight. Valuation call, following the recent run in the stock, Morgan Stanley said.

Performant Financial ( PFMT) was initiated with a hold rating at TheStreet Ratings.

Portland General ( POR) was upgraded at Keybanc to buy from hold. $31 price target. Company can grow rate base by 50% over the next four years, Keybanc said.

Polypore ( PPO) was upgraded at Topeka Capital Markets to buy from hold. $51 price target. EDV adoption could gain momentum, Topeka Capital Markets said.

Symantec ( SYMC) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal weight. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Morgan Stanley said.

Wendy's ( WEN) was upgraded at Argus to buy from hold. $10 price target. Remodeling and new menus should drive higher sales, Argus said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Facebook ( FB) numbers were raised at J.P. Morgan. Shares are now seen reaching $53. Estimates were also increased on strong advertising traction that is expected to build into 2014, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating.

Facebook estimates were upped at Wells Fargo. Company should see better marketer adoption, Wells Fargo said. Outperform rating.

LinkedIn ( LNKD) earnings estimates for 2014 were raised at Citigroup upon review of the company's marketing solutions segment.

MasterCard ( MA) target was raised at Jefferies to $758. Theme of analyst meeting was converting the 85% of global transactions that are currently cash and check, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

Netflix ( NFLX) estimates, price target were raised at Lazard Capital Markets. Estimates were also increased, as original shows continue to gain traction, Lazard Capital Markets said. Buy rating.

PepsiCo ( PEP) estimates were reduced at BMO Capital through 2014. Company is facing currency headwinds, BMO Capital said. Outperform rating and $92 price target.

Qualcomm ( QCOM) estimates, price target were increased at BMO Capital. Estimates were raised through 2014. Company is buying back more stock, BMO Capital said. Outperform rating and new $77 price target.

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