Analysts' Actions: ADM EXPE FB SM SO

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Archer-Daniels Midland ( ADM) was upgraded at Argus to buy from hold. $49 price target. Company should benefit from strong corn and soybean crops, Argus said.

ARC Document Solutions ( ARC) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Cavium ( CAVM) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. $48 price target. Strong quarter and forward guidance, Oppenheimer said.

Electronic Arts ( EA) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Expedia ( EXPE) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy from neutral. $75 price target. Stock has underperformed, but execution is improving and trends are accelerating, BofA/Merrill said.

Facebook ( FB) was downgraded at BMO Capital to market perform from outperform. $50 price target. Company lacks new stories to potentially expand the multiple, BMO Capital said.

Fluor ( FLR) was downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on an $80 price target, Canaccord Genuity said.

HCC Insurance Holdings ( HCC) was upgraded at William Blair to market perform from underperform. Core business lines are generating better-than-expected profitability, and the professional lines segment has shown evidence of a rebound. $45.16 price target with earnings raised into 2014.

Hess ( HES) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $100 price target. Shale acceleration drives net asset value higher, Credit Suisse said.

Heartland Payment ( HPY) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral from buy. Estimates were also cut, as momentum is waning, Sterne Agee said.

Mattel ( MAT) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. Valuation call, based on a $46 price target, Piper Jaffray said.

Microchip ( MCHP) was upgraded at Mizuho to buy from neutral. $47 price target. Company is executing well and can expand margins, Mizuho said.

Medassets ( MDAS) was downgraded at ISI Group to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $26 price target, ISI Group.

MSC Industrial ( MSM) was downgraded at Robert Baird to neutral from outperform. $87 price target. Company will likely have lower earnings leverage in the medium term, Robert Baird said.

SM Energy ( SM) was upgraded at Robert Baird to outperform from neutral. $110 price target. Company should close its discount to peers in the Permian basin, Robert Baird said.

Southern ( SO) was downgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the company has a relatively higher risk profile, Wells Fargo said.

Thoratec ( THOR) was upgraded at Canaccord Genuity to buy. $45 price target. Japan will likely drive near-term growth, Canaccord said.

Stock Comments/EPS Changes

Crocs ( CROX) estimates, price target were reduced at PiperJaffray. Headwinds in North America and Japan, with single-digit backlog. $13.04 price target and neutral rating.

Facebook numbers were increased at J.P. Morgan. Shares are now seen reaching $62. Estimates were also increased on strong quarter, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating.

Facebook numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $60. Estimates were also increased on higher revenues and margins, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.

Gamestop ( GME) estimates, price target were boosted at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Shares are now seen reaching $64. Estimates were also increased, given strong preorders for new consoles, BofA/Merrill said.

Garmin ( GRMN) estimates, price target were increased at Goldman Sachs. Estimates were raised through 2015. Company is seeing higher sales, Goldman said. Neutral rating and new $44 price target.

Microchip ( MCHP) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $48. Estimates were also increased, given the company's new guidance, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

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