Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) - Get Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Reportwas upgraded to overweight at Barclays. $26 price target. The stock is down, despite improving fundamentals in the natural gas market, Barclays said.
Dish Network (DISH) - Get DISH Network Corporation Class A Report was upgraded to overweight at Morgan Stanley. $75 price target. Mobile data consumption trends support higher spectrum valuation, Morgan Stanley said.
Liberty SiriusXM (LSXMK) - Get Liberty Media Corp. Series C Liberty SiriusXM Report was downgraded to equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $39 price target. Growth is decelerating and the company is facing a new cash tax bill, Morgan said.
MetLife (MET) - Get MetLife, Inc. Report was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. $65 price target. The stock has pulled back 5% and near-term earnings expectations appear too low, Deutsche said.
Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get Qualcomm Inc Report was downgraded to neutral from buy at Nomura. $70 price target. The company is facing increased legal scrutiny, which could affect the pending NXPI deal, Nomura said.
Verizon (VZ) - Get Verizon Communications Inc. Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Wells Fargo. Recent outperformance is likely not sustainable, given growth headwinds, Wells said.
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