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Analysts' Actions: AAP BIDU DO LLL TSLA

Stocks in this article: AAPBIDUDOLLLTSLA

Kennametal (KMT) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral.

Lazard (LAZ) was upgraded at UBS to neutral from sell and given a $38 price target. Signs of a turnaround are becoming clear as execution improves, UBS said.

L-3 Communications (LLL) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from outperform. $97 price target. Navigating challenging defense budget backdrop better than expected, BofA/Merrill said.

Methanex (MEOH) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral and given a $52 price target, said UBS. Pricing is stabilized and operating rates have improved, UBS said.

Motorola Solutions (MSI) was downgraded at Argus Research to hold from buy. Enterprise segment continues to underperform, Argus said.

Maxim Integrated (MXIM) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Reflects a $27 price target given slowdown in high-end smartphone sales, said UBS.

Netgear (NTGR) was downgraded at RBC Capital to underperform from sector perform. $27 price target. Core business appears to be deteriorating, RBC Capital said.

Nidec (NJ) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Owens-Illinois (OI) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) was upgraded at BofA/Merrill to buy from underperform. $30 price target. Divesting Lake Charles has removed multiple overhangs, BofA/Merrill said.

Precision Castparts (PCP) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. Price target is $245. Lower metal prices and stagnant organic growth leaves limited upside to price target, Deutsche Bank said.

Pulte (PHM) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $21 price target. Volatility in the stock creates an attractive buying opportunity, Credit Suisse said.

Qlik Technologies (QLIK) was downgraded at Drexel Hamilton to sell. $24 price target. Company will struggle to achieve full-year earnings targets, Drexel Hamilton said.

Quality Systems (QSII) was downgraded at Lazard Capital Markets to sell from neutral. $18 price target. Company continues to see lower sales, Lazard Capital Markets said.

Revlon (REV) was downgraded at BMO Capital to market perform from outperform. Price target increased to $27. Shares are up 75% on the year and it no longer trades at a favorable discount, BMO Capital said.

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