Delta Air Lines (DAL) - Get Delta Air Lines, Inc. Report was downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche Bank. $55 price target. Airlines tend to underperform toward the late end of the economic cycle, Deutsche Bank said.
Essendant (ESND) - Get Essendant Inc. Report was upgraded to overweight from sector weight at Keybanc. $40 price target. New management is focused on the core businesses, which appear to be at an inflection point, Keybanc said.
Fidelity National (FIS) - Get Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. Report was upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $76 price target. Improving fundamentals should drive a higher valuation, Goldman said.
Vantiv (VNTV) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs. The valuation isn't as attractive, based on a $57 price target, Goldman said.
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