RATINGS CHANGES

Burlington Stores  (BURL) - Get Report was upgraded to buy at MKM Partners. $94 price target. Higher sales growth is flowing through to margins, MKM said. 

Dollar General (DG) - Get Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at BMO Capital. $78 price target. The company is facing sales growth headwinds, BMO said. 

Dollar Tree (DLTR) - Get Report was downgraded to neutral from buy at MKM Partners. $80 price target. Sales are slowing and the company is trading at a lofty valuation, MKM said. 

Heico (HEI) - Get Report was downgraded to sector weight from overweight at Keybanc. The valuation is less attractive, as the company lacks near-term catalysts, Keybanc said.

HSN  (HSNI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: HSNI.

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

Viacom (VIAB) - Get Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Telsey Advisory. $47 price target. Fundamentals are lacking behind peers and the company is facing a likely credit downgrade, Telsey said.

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