Allscripts, Deckers Outdoor and InterMune are downgraded.
Disappointment with the reports of 2 blue-chip technology companies weighs on the market.
These fast-gaining shares carry high risk at current levels, and shareholders should lock in profits now.
These stocks have posted big gains this year, but all are trading at levels where chasing them is especially risky.
Seagate is upgraded to 'overweight,' while T. Rowe Price is downgraded to 'sell.'
These companies have been buying back tons of their own stock, and the trend is likely to continue this year.
ConocoPhillips, Seagate Technology, Credit Acceptance and Coca-Cola Enterprises are undergoing share repurchase programs.
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