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American Eagle was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Entire sector is facing headwinds, Janney Montgomery said. Fair value is at $16.

American Eagle was downgraded at B. Riley to neutral from buy. $17.50 price target. Company announced a sizable shortfall, B. Riley said.

Cablevision was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Cardtronics was downgraded at Compass Point to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $36 price target, Compass Point said.

CDW was initiated with an overweight rating at J.P. Morgan. $26 price target. Company can deliver above-trend growth and can exceed near-term expectations, J.P. Morgan said.

Cullen/Frost Bankers was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. Price target is $61.50. Premium valuation is no longer warranted due to underwhelming loan growth and flat sequential revenue growth, Sterne Agee said.

Chico's FAS was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Firm could face multiple contraction, as a weak consumer could limit earnings upside, Janney Montgomery said.

Entravision was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

First Financial Bankshares was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. There is excess capital not being deployed and an extreme valuation of 23x FY14E, Sterne Agee said. Price target is $55.

HD Supply was initiated with an outperform rating at Robert Baird. $28 price target. Company is a market leader in its four core businesses, Baird said.

HD Supply was initiated with a buy rating and $27 price target at UBS. The medium-term cyclical exposure and margin expansion opportunity are attractive, UBS said.

International Business Machines was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. $175 price target. Deteriorating free cash flow and less effective software mix, said Credit Suisse.

Kosmos Energy was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. A lack of meaningful catalysts in the next year, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $12.

Portland General was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a new $33 price target, DA Davidson said.

Sirona Dental Systems was upgraded at Barrington Research to outperform from market perform. Price target is $82. Valuation is favorable given growth opportunities in the U.S. and Germany, Barrington Research said.

Volcano was upgraded at Canaccord Genuity to buy. $26 price target. Company is seeing improving sales trends and can expand margins, Canaccord Genuity said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

American Eagle numbers were cut at UBS. Estimates were reduced given weak performance in women's and slow mall traffic, said UBS. Price target goes to $18.

Cablevision Systems numbers were raised at Deutsche Bank. Earnings estimates were raised on stabilized EBITDA, modest FCF generation and unexpected ARPU growth, said Deutsche Bank. Price target was increased to $17. Hold rating.

DSW estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $86. Estimates were also increased, as earnings growth is accelerating, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

Tyson Foods numbers were increased at Credit Suisse through 2014. Company boosted its guidance, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $30 price target.

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