Anthem (ANTM) - Get Report was upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $168 price target. The stock is trading at a 25% discount to its peers and should be able to boost prices with Express Scripts (ESRX) , Goldman said.
Comerica (CMA) - Get Report was upgraded to outperform from market perform at FBR Capital Markets. $48 price target. Sentiment is low, but the company is trading at a 12% discount to tangible book value, FBR said.
Investment Technology (ITG) was upgraded to overweight from neutral at JPMorgan. $20 price target. The company is trading at 2x cash, and business trends are improving, JPMorgan said.
LifePoint Hospitals (LPNT) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs. The valuation is less attractive, based on an $81 price target, Goldman said.
Prudential (PRU) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $85 price target. The company is pressured by lower interest rates and the strong U.S. dollar, analysts said.
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