NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES
AOL (AOL) was upgraded to buy at Cantor Fitzgerald. $50 12-month price target. Business fundamentals are improving, Cantor Fitzgerald said.
Atmel (ATML) was downgraded to neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $9 12-month price target. The company has muted growth prospects, BofA/Merrill said.
Esterline (ESL) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. Consensus estimates are too low and the company is attractively valued, Goldman said. $140 12-month price target.
First Security (FSGI) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Nu Skin (NUS) was downgraded to neutral from overweight at J.P. Morgan. $50 12-month price target. Risk still remains in the shares, said J.P. Morgan.
Ralph Lauren (RL) was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $180 12-month price target. The company is seeing higher retail demand and margins are likely to rebound in the second half, Credit Suisse said.
Telefonica (TEF) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.