NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Arlington Asset Investment (AI) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.
Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Challenging met coal outlook, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $5.
BT Group (BT) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
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Peabody Energy (BTU) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Driven by lower coal price deck, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $17.
Carlyle Group (CG) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Growth driven by new products and push into retail, and hiring of JPMorgan Chase (JPM) executive is seen as a significant win, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $38.
Carbo Ceramics (CRR) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy. Twelve-month price target is $150. Company can generate strong earnings growth over the next few years, Sterne Agee said.
Covanta (CVA) was upgraded at Robert Baird to outperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $21. New York City contract should boost growth in the second half of the year, Robert Baird said.
Garmin (GRMN) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Citigroup. Twelve-month price target is $65. Demand for wearable devices should boost growth, Citigroup said.
Lazard (LAZ) was upgraded at Nomura to buy. Twelve-month price target is $54. Company is seeing favorable organic growth trends and gaining market share in advisory, Nomura said.