NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Alkermes (ALKS) - Get Report was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $61. New products could underperform and the company is facing increased generic competition, Morgan Stanley said.

Five Below (FIVE) - Get Report was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: FIVE Ratings Report.

GNC

(GNC) - Get Report

was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $56. Stock is down on regulatory risks, but expect no material fallout, Morgan Stanley said.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) - Get Report was downgraded at Barclays to equal-weight. Company continues to be hurt by the stronger dollar, Barclays said.

Meritage Homes (MTH) - Get Report was downgraded at Citigroup to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $47. Company has 30% exposure to Texas, which could be hurt by lower energy prices, Citigroup said.

Plantronics (PLT) - Get Report was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $54, J.P. Morgan said.

Prudential Financial (PRU) - Get Report was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: PRU Ratings Report.

Santander Consumer USA (SC) - Get Report was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $23. Parent company failed CCAR test, Deutsche Bank said.

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