Analysts' Actions: DHT LOW NUE TEVA X

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3D Systems (DDD) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

DHT (DHT) was initiated at UBS with a buy rating. Driven by uptick in spot rates and upside from positive crude trends, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $10.

Exelis (XLS) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Lowe's (LOW) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform. Estimates were also increased, as sales should pick up, along with the weather, Oppenheimer said. Twelve-month price target is $57.

Nucor (NUE) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from overweight. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $50, Credit Suisse said.

Pinnacle (PNK) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $28. Consensus estimates are likely too high, Deutsche Bank said.

Scorpio Tankers (STNG) was initiated at UBS with a buy rating. Driven by bullish outlook on product tanker market and substantial cash flow, which should increase dividends, UBS said.

Teva (TEVA) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral. Twelve-month price target is $49. Company has several potential paths to creating shareholder value, J.P. Morgan said.

US Steel (X) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $19. Emerging-market demand is a drag for the entire industry, Credit Suisse said.


Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Air Products (APD) price target was increased at Jefferies. With the new CEO, there is focus on levers to improve earnings, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $125. Hold rating.

Aeropostale (ARO) price target was lowered at UBS. Fundamentals are under pressure, and business strategy is under scrutiny, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $6.50. Neutral rating.

Exelon (EXC) 12-month price target was increased at UBS to $30. Driven by cold winter and potential for closure of money-losing plant, UBS said. Neutral rating.

Facebook (FB) estimates, price target were increased at Nomura. Estimates were raised through 2015. Mix is shifting toward mobile ads, Nomura said. Buy rating and new 12-month price target of $84.

General Motors (GM) price target was cut at UBS. Valuation call includes possible inclusion of DOJ fine. Twelve-month price target is $51. Buy rating.

International Game (IGT) numbers were cut at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is now $14. Estimates were also reduced, given industry headwinds, Credit Suisse said. Underperform rating.

Juniper (JNPR) estimates, price target were raised at Cantor Fitzgerald. Twelve-month price target is now $37. Estimates were also increased, Carrier spending environment is improving, Cantor Fitzgerald said. Buy rating.

Noble (NE) estimates, price target were cut at Credit Suisse. Estimates were reduced through 2015. Company is facing increased idle time for its rigs, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating and new 12-month price target of $40.

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