Analysts' Actions: KRO MWE NOK RFMD WES

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Dupont Fabros Technology
was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Kronos was upgraded at Wells Fargo. Valuation call, as the stock is down 23% over the past couple of weeks, Wells Fargo said.

MarkWest Energy Partners was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. More capex with slower distribution growth, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $65.

Nokia was upgraded at Canaccord Genuity to buy. Twelve-month price target is $10. IP licensing should create upside to current expectations, Canaccord Genuity said.

uniQure was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Front-runner in gene therapy to market, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $24.

RF Micro Devices was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy. Twelve-month price target is $10. TriQuint merger should boost growth, BofA/Merrill said.

RPM was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $50. Positive trends should drive earnings upside, Credit Suisse said.

TECO Energy was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Telephone & Data Systems was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $32. Stock has pulled back, but the company is buying back more shares, J.P. Morgan said.

US Cellular was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $45. Stock has pulled back 11%, but remains attractive on a sum-of-the-parts valuation, J.P. Morgan said.

Western Gas Partners was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Significant optionality for continued high growth, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $72.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Apple estimates, price target were increased at Canaccord Genuity. Estimates were raised through 2015. Company should see higher iPad and iPhone sales, Canaccord said. Buy rating. New 12-month price target is $600.

AutoZone price target was raised at UBS. Beneficiary of cold weather conditions and recent inventory investments should pay off in near future, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $545. Neutral rating.

3D Systems numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is $79. Company is seeing better consumer, metals and materials demand, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

KBR estimates, price target were cut at Keybanc. Twelve-month price target is $37. Estimates were also reduced, given the company's new guidance, Keybanc said. Buy rating.

KBR price target, EPS estimates were cut at Jefferies. Fourth-quarter results are lower than expectations and there is potential risk in award activity in LNG, said Jefferies.

Medivation price target, EPS estimates were cut at UBS. Driven by disappointing Xtandi guidance, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $85. Buy rating.

Perrigo price target was raised at UBS. Driven by synergy from Elan deal and JAI and D5 deals, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is now $190. Buy rating.

Qualcomm 12-month price target was raised at JMP Securities to $85. Checks were positive at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, JMP Securities said. Outperform rating.

Tesla estimates, price target were boosted at J.P. Morgan. Twelve-month price target is now $164. Estimates were also increased, as Gigafactory should help cut battery costs, J.P. Morgan said. Neutral rating.

Union Pacific numbers were increased at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch through 2015. Company is gaining market share and seeing better coal results, BofA/Merrill said. Buy rating and new 12-month price target is $202.

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