Analysts' Actions: MDP NDSN RFMD RP TQNT

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

AllianceBernstein (AB) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Meredith
(MDP) was upgraded at Benchmark to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $52. TV acquisitions are shifting the mix positively toward broadcasting, Benchmark said.

Nordson (NDSN) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. Twelve-month price target is $85. Significant investments in future growth should pay off in the long run, Oppenheimer said.

RF Micro Devices (RFMD) was downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to hold. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $7.25, Canaccord Genuity said.

RF Micro Devices was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $7.

RealPage (RP) was downgraded at RBC Capital to sector perform from outperform. Twelve-month price target is $22. Company cut guidance and is seeing higher sales force turnover, RBC Capital said.

RealPage was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

TriQuint (TQNT) was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $12, DA Davidson said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Calpine (CPN) was cut from the Best Ideas List at Morgan Stanley. Twelve-month price target is $30. Company lacks regulatory clarity in Texas, Morgan Stanley said.

DISH Network (DISH) 12-month price target was increased to $58 at UBS. Valuation call with revised cost of capital assumptions, UBS said. Neutral rating.

EOG Resources (EOG) 12-month price target was raised at UBS to $203. 2014 volume guidance was raised. Buy rating.

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