DSW (DSW) - Get Designer Brands Inc. Class A Report was downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs. The valuation isn't as attractive, as the stock trades at a premium to its peers and has limited growth potential, Goldman said.
Helmerich & Payne (HP) - Get Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) Report was upgraded to outperform from sector perform at RBC Capital Markets. $65 price target. The company is a high quality defensive energy name, RBC said.
Linear Technology (LLTC) was downgraded to underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. The valuation isn't as attractive, based on a $44 price target, analysts said.
Noble Energy (NE) - Get Noble Corporation plc Report was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital Markets. $9.50 price target. The offshore market remains extremely challenged, RBC said.
Team Health (TMH) was downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies. $49 price target. The company has limited earnings upside potential, Jefferies said.
United Technologies (UTX) - Get United Technologies Corporation Report was upgraded to outperform from sector perform at RBC Capital Markets. $109 price target. The company is in play following word of interest from Honeywell (HON) - Get Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Report , RBC said.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital Markets. $85 price target. Visibility is limited following disclosure of the SEC probe, RBC said.
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