NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS:
Armstrong World Industries (AWI) was initiated with a neutral rating at Citigroup. $60 price target. Shares fully valued, Citi said.
Ball Corporation (BLL) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. $49 price target. Valuation call, Jefferies said.Caterpillar (CAT - Get Report) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray from neutral to overweight. China inventory is coming down and the mining outlook is improving, Piper Jaffray said. $113 price target. Celestica (CLS) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs from neutral to buy. $40 price target. Company can exceed near-term earnings expectations, Goldman said. CSX (CSX) was downgraded at Credit Suisse from outperform to neutral. $22 price target. Estimates were also cut, given lower export coal pricing, Credit Suisse said. Expeditors (EXPD) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $50 price target. Macro environment is improving and productivity is near an inflection point, Credit Suisse said. Las Vegas Sands (LVS - Get Report) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from market perform to outperform. Company is leveraged to higher growth in Macau, Wells Fargo said. Masco (MAS) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $22 price target. Company is leveraged to an increase in remodeling activity, Credit Suisse said. Netsuite (N) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs from buy to neutral. Company was also cut from the Conviction List, Goldman said. Valuation call, based on a $75 price target. Qlik Technologies (QLIK) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy from neutral. $27 price target. Next generation business intelligence will be a key 2013 theme, Goldman said. Research In Motion (RIMM) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $19.50 price target. RIM will enable corporate email on iPhones and Android, Jefferies said. Stifel Financial (SF) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Tyson Foods (TSN) was upgraded at BMO Capital Markets to outperform from market perform. $27 price target. Structural change in beef, BMO Capital Markets said. Ultimate Software (ULTI) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs from buy to neutral. Valuation call, based on a $105 price target, Goldman said.
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