NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Bruker (BRKR) upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $19.50 price target. Fundamentals are improving.
Commtouch Software (CTCH) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Depomed (DEPO) upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.Groupon (GRPN - Get Report) upgraded at Piper from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $8 price target. Expect the company to show better international growth. Heckmann Corporation (HEK) downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $4.50 price target. Shale activity looks sluggish. Verifone (PAY - Get Report) downgraded at JP Morgan to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Recent earnings miss was worse than expected. Polypore (PPO) downgraded at Wedbush from Outperform to Neutral, Wedbush said. $38 price target. Lithium segment continues to deteriorate. Questcor (QCOR) upgraded at Mizuho from Neutral to Buy, Mizuho said. $41 price target. Company should exceed consensus expectations in the near term. QEP Resources (QEP) downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $34 price target. Ambiguous upstream value. SVB Financial (SIVB) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Valuation call, based on a $68 price target. UnitedHealth Group (UNH) upgraded at Oppeneheimer to Outperform from Perform, Oppenheimer said. $66 price target. Attractive in light of a pessimistic outlook. Vantiv (VNTV) upgraded at Wells to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Estimates also boosted, given improved customer spending.