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Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) was reiterated as Buy with a $20 price target at Sterne Agee.

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) was started as Buy with a $39 price target at Goldman Sachs.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) was started as Buy with a $70 price target at Goldman Sachs.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (NYSE: CNQ) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE: CP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Ascendiant Capital.

Constellium N.V (NYSE: CSTM) was reiterated as Buy with a $25 price target at Sterne Agee.

NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) was started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs, but shares are lower due to horrible same-store sales trends yet again.

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform on valuation and the target was kept at $102 at Telsey Advisory.

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE: NFX) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.

Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ: PNRA) was started as Sell with a $139 price target at Goldman Sachs.

Potbelly Corp. (NASDAQ: PBPB) was started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE: TSM) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) was started as Buy at UBS.

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United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was raised Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) was started as Sell with a $70 price target at Goldman Sachs.

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