RATINGS CHANGES

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) - Get Reportwas upgraded to overweight at Barclays. $26 price target. The stock is down, despite improving fundamentals in the natural gas market, Barclays said. 

CSX (CSX) - Get Report was upgraded to outperform from market perform at BMO Capital. $55 price target. Activists can drive a CEO change and unlock value, BMO said. 

Dish Network (DISH) - Get 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 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 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 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. 

Southwestern Energy (SWN) - Get Report was upgraded to equal-weight at Barclays. $11 price target. Production growth is set to rebound 11% this year, Barclays said. 

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

Verizon (VZ) - Get Report was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Wells Fargo. Recent outperformance is likely not sustainable, given growth headwinds, Wells said. 

Williams (WMB) - Get Report was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies. The valuation is more attractive, based on a $33 price target.

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