NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Aramark (ARMK) - Get Report was upgraded to top pick from outperform at RBC Capital. The company can deliver double-digit earnings growth and deserves a higher multiple, RBC said.

Blackberry (BBRY) was upgraded to buy from hold at TD Securities. $13 12-month price target. Despite a hardware sales miss, expect new software services to drive earnings power, TD Securities said.

Brown Shoe (BWS) was upgraded to equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $26.50 12-month price target. A potential Stuart Weitzman deal would be positive for the company, Morgan Stanley said.

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

Finish Line (FINL) was downgraded to hold from buy at Canaccord Genuity. $25 12-month price target. Challenges in the running category will likely remain in the coming quarters, said Canaccord.

Finish Line (FINL) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Janney Capital. $25 12-month price target. Higher promotions are cutting into margins, Janney said.

Synchrony Financial (SYF) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from buy at BTIG. This was a valuation call, based on the previous $30 12-month price target, BTIG said.

Taser (TASR) was initiated with an outperform rating at Oppenheimer. $28 12-month price target. The company is a market leader and should benefit from the rising demand for police officer cameras, said Oppenheimer.

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

Twitter (TWTR) - Get Report was initiated with a buy rating at Argus. This was a valuation call, based on a $44 12-month price target, said Argus. 

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