NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Federal Agricultural Mortgage (AGM) - Get Report was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: AGM Ratings Report.

Century Aluminum (CENX) - Get Report was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $12. Large aluminum surplus in China will hurt the industry, Morgan Stanley said.

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

Estee Lauder (EL) - Get Report was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform from market perform. Company is seeing higher organic growth, and risks are diminishing, Wells Fargo said.

Kimberly-Clark

(KMB) - Get Report

was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform. Valuation call, as fears of competition have been overblown, Wells Fargo said.

L Brands (LB) - Get Report was initiated with a buy rating at Topeka Capital. Twelve-month price target is $106. Company has two solid brands with room to grow, Topeka Capital said.

Nice Systems (NICE) - Get Report was downgraded at JMP Securities to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the stock has gained 50% over the past six months, JMP Securities said.

Progressive (PGR) - Get Report was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from buy. Company lacks near-term catalysts, Goldman Sachs said. Twelve-month price target is $28.

Xcel Energy (XEL) - Get Report was upgraded at Barclays to overweight. Twelve-month price target is $39. Expect a positive outcome with the Minnesota rate case, Barclays said.

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