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Atlatsa (ATL) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Choice Hotels (CHH) was upgraded at Barclays to equal weight from underweight. Strengthening demand environment for company brands and signs of unit growth, Barclays said. $47 price target.

DSW (DSW) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $39. Worst is likely already behind the company, Sterne Agee said.

El Paso Electric (EE) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. Driven by Sierra Club not appealing air permit that company received to construct four power plants in El Paso, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $41.50.

Five9 (FIVN) was initiated at Barclays with an overweight rating. Well-positioned to benefit as adoption of service-as-a-software model accelerates, Barclays said. Twelve-month price target is $10. Overweight rating.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) was upgraded at Pacific Crest to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $37. Profit recovery should spark the next stage of the turnaround, Pacific Crest said.

Income Opportunity Realty Investors (IOT) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral from undeperform. Twelve-month price target is $380. Valuation call, as the stock is down 31% from its highs, Sterne Agee said.

Coca-Cola (KO) was initiated with a buy rating at Nomura. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $53.50, Nomura said.

Tyson Foods (TSN) was downgraded at BMO Capital to market perform. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $43, BMO Capital said.

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