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AES (AES) - Get AES Corporation Report was downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Barclays. $12 price target. The company is facing increased competition, Barclays said.

Alliance HealthCare Services (AIQ) - Get Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF Report was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: AIQ Ratings Report.

CBOE (CBOE) - Get Cboe Global Markets Inc Report was upgraded to outperform from market perform at Wells Fargo. The BATS acquisition should add 25% to earnings and create shareholder value, said Wells Fargo.

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Integra Lifesciences (IART) - Get Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation Report was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: IART Ratings Report.

KBR (KBR) - Get KBR, Inc. Report was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. $16 price target. A 10% selloff is overdone, despite a guidance cut, Deutsche said.

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) - Get Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Report was upgraded to buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $63 price target. Consensus estimates will likely continue to move higher in the coming quarters, said BofA/Merrill.

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) - Get PacWest Bancorp Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Wells Fargo. This was a valuation call, following the recent run in the stock, Wells Fargo said.

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