Analysts' Actions: APC BOBE COG ED YUM

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Anadarko (APC) was upgraded at Argus to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $96. The company can deliver solid production growth through the end of the decade, Argus said.

Auxilium (AUXL) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight. This is a valuation call based on a $15 12-month price target, Morgan Stanley said..

Axiall (AXLL) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy. Twelve-month price target of $60. Bad news is largely priced in and peak earnings could double, said Goldman Sachs.

Biogen Idec (BIIB) was upgraded at BMO Capital to outperform. Twelve-month price target is $422. The company has attractive near-term growth opportunities in its product pipeline, BMO said.

Bob Evans (BOBE) was upgraded to buy from hold at Miller Tabak. Twelve-month price target of $58. Visibility is improving for an earnings turnaround, said Miller Tabak.

Brixmor Property Group (BRX) was downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS. Twelve-month price target of $21.50. This was a valuation call, with retail sentiment headwinds remaining, UBS said.

Continental Resources (CLR) was downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS. Twelve-month price target of $130. This is a valuation call due to the slowdown in NAV growth, said UBS.

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) was upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS. Twelve-month price target of $42. This is a valuation call with high growth and free cash flow, said UBS.

Consolidated Edison (ED) was upgraded to buy from hold at Argus. This is a valuation call based on a 12-month price target of $60, said Argus.

Iron Mountain (IRM) was upgraded to buy by TheStreet Ratings.

Lumber Liquidators (LL) was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush. Twelve-month price target of $105. The housing environment is softening, Wedbush said.

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