RATINGS CHANGES

Aflac (AFL) - Get Report was downgraded to market perform at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. $73 price target. The valuation is less attractive, with shares up 14% on the year, analysts said. 

Avery Dennison (AVY) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JPMorgan. $78 price target. The retail business trends are softening, JPMorgan said. 

B/E Aerospace (BEAV) was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JPMorgan. $50 price target. The stock was also removed from the Analyst Focus list, as the company faces growth risks going forward, JPMorgan said. 

Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) - Get Report was upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $53 price target. The company is best positioned to gain market share from Sports Authority, Goldman said. 

FMC Technologies (FTI) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral, Barclays said. $33 price target. The Technip acquisition represents a dramatic shift in strategy, Barclays said. 

L-3 Communications (LLL) - Get Report was upgraded to buy from hold at Drexel Hamilton. $152 price target. New management can help improve execution, Drexel said. 

Lowe's (LOW) - Get Report was upgraded to buy at Citigroup. $90 price target. The company is leveraged to higher industry spending, Citi said. 

Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) - Get Report was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: TTWO.

VMware (VMW) - Get Report was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: VMW.

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