NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

American Airlines(AAL) - Get Report was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from buy. Twelve-month price target is $50. Company is most exposed to industry capacity risks, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said.

Caterpillar(CAT) - Get Report was initiated with a buy rating at Societe Generale. Twelve-month price target is $110. See signs of recovery in construction and mining end markets, Societe Generale said.

Cisco(CSCO) - Get Report was initiated with a neutral rating at Nomura. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $32.

Walt Disney(DIS) - Get Report was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is $130. Company should benefit from the shift toward digital platforms, Credit Suisse said.

Dish Network(DISH) - Get Report was initiated with a neutral rating at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is $70. Valuation call, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, Credit Suisse said.

Genesco(GCO) - Get Report was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $56. Despite decline, the company still faces multiple potential growth risks, Goldman Sachs said. Frontier(FTR) - Get Report was upgraded at DA Davidson to buy. Twelve-month price target is $6.50. Company now has financing for its Verizon(VZ) - Get Report deal, and the 8.1% dividend appears secure, DA Davidson said.

HSN (HSNI) was upgraded at Stifel to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $78. Company can continue to grow its business through mobile commerce, Stifel said.

Humana(HUM) - Get Report was upgraded at Sterne Agee CRT to neutral from underperform. Potential acquisition would likely occur at higher levels, Sterne Agee CRT said.

Nice Systems(NICE) - Get Report was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $72. Impressive new management team, J.P. Morgan said. The company is well positioned to expand its total addressable market, accelerate growth and deliver operating leverage, J.P. Morgan also said.

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

SLM Corp.(SLM) - Get Report was initiated with a hold rating at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: SLM Ratings Report.

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