NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

American Campus Comm ( ACC) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Increasing expenses and dispositions to fund existing development pipeline can dilute earnings, UBS said. $37 price target.

AOL ( AOL) was initiated with a buy rating at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $47 price target. Company has an attractive 7% free cashflow yield, BofA/Merrill said.

AvalonBay ( AVB) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

BBCN Bancorp ( BBCN) was upgraded at BMO Capital to outperform. $17 price target. Valuation call, as the company can deliver above-average earnings growth, BMO Capital said.

CR Bard ( BCR) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from sell. Negative catalysts have been realized, Goldman Sachs said. $132 price target.

CR Bard was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight from neutral. $140 price target. Organic growth profile is improving, Piper Jaffray said.

Broadcom ( BRCM) was downgraded at Wedbush to neutral from outperform. $27 price target. Company will be hurt by a choppier mobile market, Wedbush said.

Coach ( COH) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral. Turnaround will take more time than expected, BofA/Merrill said. $54 price target.

Crocs ( CROX) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

DuPont ( DD) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. $67 price target. Leveraged to an acceleration in global economic growth, J.P. Morgan said.

EOG Resources ( EOG) was downgraded at FBR Capital Markets to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the sector has made a big run year to date, FBR Capital Markets said.

Exelon ( EXC) was downgraded at Jefferies to underperform from hold. Valuation call, with $24.50 price target, Jefferies said.

Eaton Vance ( EV) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from underperform. $46 price target. Company is delivering solid organic growth in a difficult environment, Credit Suisse said.

Finish Line ( FINL) was upgraded at Canaccord Genuity to buy from hold. $28 price target. Running trends are improving, Canaccord Genuity said.

Fossil ( FOSL) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight from neutral. $147 price target. Estimates were also increased, as margins appear to be at an inflection point, Piper Jaffray said.

Medtronic ( MDT) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank to buy from hold. $66 price target. Company has several potential product catalysts, Deutsche Bank said.

Matador Resources ( MTDR) was downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to hold from buy. $21 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Canaccord Genuity said.

Matador Resources ( MTDR) was downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to hold from buy. $21 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Canaccord Genuity said.

Panera Bread ( PNRA) was downgraded at Keybanc to hold from buy. Have less confidence in 2014 SRS, Keybanc said.

United Natural Foods ( UNFI) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Valuation call, as the market now reflects the company's growth prospects and margin expansion story, UBS said. $73 price target and earnings lifted across the board.

Waters ( WAT - Get Report) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from buy. $105 price target. 2014 could be another rebuilding year for the company, BofA/Merrill said.

Weight Watchers ( WTW) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from outperform. $44 price target. Estimates also cut, as the turnaround process will likely take multiple years, Credit Suisse said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Altera ( ALTR) estimates, price target were lowered at Jefferies. Company missed third-quarter revenue and lowered fourth-quarter guidance, Jefferies said. $34 price target and hold rating.

Broadcom ( BRCM) estimates, price target were lowered at UBS. The company reduced its numbers across the board. Valuation call, based on lower cellular sales and higher operating expenses, UBS said. $27 price target and neutral rating.

BancorpSouth ( BXS) estimates, price target were increased at Jefferies. Expense saves deliver, Jefferies said. $20 price target and hold rating.

Coach ( COH) estimates, price target were lowered at UBS. Coach decreased its numbers across the board, UBS said. Headwinds weigh on sales and margins, with longer-than-expected turnaround path. $52 price target and neutral rating.

EMC ( EMC) estimates, price target were cut at Lazard Capital Markets. Shares are now seen reaching $30. Estimates were also reduced, given macro softness and lower federal spending, Lazard Capital Markets said. Buy rating.

Freeport-McMoRan ( FCX) numbers were increased at J.P. Morgan. Shares are now seen reaching $41. Estimates were also increased on strong oil & gas performance, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating.

Freeport-McMoran numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $42. Estimates were also increased, as the company is realizing higher margins and keeping a tight lid on costs, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

Kimberly-Clark ( KMB) numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $94. Estimates were also increased, as the company is seeing strong growth across the board, Credit Suisse also said. Underperform rating.

McGraw Hill Financial ( MHFI) lifted its numbers at UBS. Healthy tailwinds should support ratings business, with strong growth in the index/Platt business, UBS said. $80 price target and buy rating.

Noble Energy ( NBL) was added to the Top Picks list at FBR Capital Markets. Company is improving capital efficiency, FBR Capital Markets said.

Nu Skin ( NUS) numbers were increased at DA Davidson. Company is seeing continued sales momentum, DA Davidson said. Buy rating and new $150 price target.

Pentair ( PNR) estimates, price target were increased at Credit Suisse. Company is realizing higher margins, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $64 price target.

Whole Food Markets ( WFM) estimates were increased at UBS. Shares reached $71. Valuation call, with earnings bumped due to strong industry growth, UBS said. Buy rating.

Whiting Petroleum ( WLL) numbers, price target were increased at Jefferies. WLL increased its estimates into 2014, according to Jefferies. New resource base emerging as recurring fuel and reserve stream, Jefferies said. $78 price target and buy rating.

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