RATINGS CHANGES

Aflac (AFL) - Get Report was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. 

Boise Cascade (BCC) - Get Report was upgraded to outperform at BMO Capital. $23 price target. The company is leveraged to eroding plywood fundamentals, BMO said. 

Crown (CCK) - Get Report was upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $58 price target. The company offers growth at an attractive price, analysts said.

Choice Hotels (CHH) - Get Report was upgraded to neutral from underweight at JPMorgan. $46 price target. The company is growing its room base, JPMorgan said. 

Duke Energy (DUK) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JPMorgan. $81 price target. The core business growth outlook is disappointing, JPMorgan said. 

Entergy (ETR) - Get Report was downgraded to equal weight at Barclays. The valuation is not as attractive, based on a $76 price target, Barclays said. 

Fluor (FLR) - Get Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at FBR Capital Markets. $46 price target. The company lacks visibility for end-market demand, FBR said. 

Noble Energy (NBL) - Get Report was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. 

Reliance Steel (RS) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Low metal prices are a drag on the business, analysts said.

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