Analysts' Actions: FB HES RIMM BA CIT QCOM

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS:

Arthur J. Gallagher AJG upgraded at KBW to Outperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. $45 price target. Company is seeing strong organic growth and expanding margins.

Arthur J. Gallagher upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Company is carrying a lot of momentum into 2013. $41 price target.

CIT Group CIT downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-weight, Morgan Stanley said. $46 price target. Management is turning the business around, but the company lacks near-term catalysts.

Comerica CMA downgraded at Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform, Bernstein Research said. Valuation call, based on a $27 price target.

Citrix Systems CTXS upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $84 price target. Cloud and mobility can continue to drive growth.

Endo Health Solutions ENDP downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. Valuation call.

Facebook FB downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $30 price target. Heavy investment mode.

Facebook downgraded at BMO to Market Perform, BMO Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $32 price target.

Facebook upgraded at Pivotal from Hold to Buy, Pivotal Research said. $36 price target. Visibility is improving for 2013.

Fusion-io FIO downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $17 price target. Company lacks near-term visibility.

Fusion-io downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $21 price target. Consensus revenue estimates need to move materially lower.

Fusion-io upgraded at Lazard from Neutral to Buy, Lazard Capital Markets said. $23 price target. Business is lumpy, but the stock is attractively valued at current levels.

Hess Corp. HES downgraded at UBS to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $70 price target. Downgraded after recent rally.

Intersil ISIL upgraded at JP Morgan to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Sector is improving and the company is paying down debt.

JDS Uniphase JDSU upgraded at Needham to Buy from Hold, Needham said. $18 price target. Company is realizing higher margins and demand in Europe appears to have bottomed.

Keycorp KEY downgraded at Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform, Bernstein Research said. $8 price target. Impact of higher interest rates is premature and exaggerated.

Las Vegas Sands LVS downgraded at Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold, Craig-Hallum said. $54 price target. Valuation call, as Las Vegas remains weak.

MB Financial MBFI upgraded at KBW to Outperform, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. $26 price target. Loan growth appears to have turned and fee income is accelerating.

Murphy Oil MUR downgraded at Societe Generale from Buy to Hold, Societe Generale said. $66 price target. Company restructuring is done and the upstream business is lagging.

Regions Financial RF downgraded at Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform, Bernstein Research said. $7 price target. Sector is not cheap on an earnings basis.

Regions Financial downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $8 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 26% since mid-November.

Research in Motion RIMM downgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform, Credit Suisse said. $10 price target. Company faces a daunting product transition period.

Zions Bancorporation ZION downgraded at Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform, Bernstein Research said. Valuation call, based on a $20 price target.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Align Technology ALGN numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of ALGN now seen reaching $36, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on demand trends re-accelerating. Buy rating.

Avery Dennison AVY numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of AVY now seen reaching $38, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given the company's restructuring efforts. Underperform rating.

Boeing BA estimates, target increased at Credit Suisse. BA estimates were raised through 2014, Credit Suisse said. Company boosted its guidance. Outperform rating and new $87 price target.

ConAgra Foods CAG numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of CAG now seen reaching $38, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on completion of acquisition. Buy rating.

Citrix Systems CTXS numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of CTXS now seen reaching $72.50, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given higher networking and cloud growth. Neutral rating.

Citrix numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of CTXS now seen reaching $85, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on mobility and networking growth. Buy rating.

Facebook FB numbers lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares of FB now seen reaching $33, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also lowered on weaker fourth quarter mobile. Outperform rating.

Fortinet FTNT numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of FTNT now seen reaching $26, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on strong outlook. Outperform rating.

L-3 Communications LLL numbers boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of LLL now seen reaching $77, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.

Las Vegas Sands LVS numbers upped at BofA/Merrill. LVS estimates were boosted through 2014, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Cotai and Macau continue to drive growth. Buy rating and new $62 price target.

Northrop Grumman NOC numbers upped at Credit Suisse. NOC estimates were boosted through 2014, Credit Suisse said. Company can deliver higher margins. Neutral rating and new $72 price target.

Nucor Corp NUE target raised at Jefferies to $53, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on earnings beat. Hold rating.

Qualcomm QCOM estimates, target raised at BMO. Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $80, according to BMO Capital Markets. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing higher demand and pricing. Outperform rating.

Qualcomm numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $81, Citigroup said. Estimates also increased as China and EM strong. Buy rating.

Qualcomm numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $72, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on better than expect quarter. Outperform rating.

Sensata Technologies ST numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of ST now seen reaching $37, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on growth positioned for robust 2014. Perform rating.

Tractor Supply TSCO numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of TSCO now seen reaching $110, according to Credit Suisse. Estimate also increased, as the company is carrying a lot of momentum into 2013. Neutral rating.

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