Marathon Oil numbers were reduced through 2015 at Goldman Sachs. Company seeing lower production in the Gulf of Mexico. Neutral rating and new $35 price target.

Marathon Oil downgraded from Buy to Hold at Deutsche Bank. $36 price target. The company's Droshky project is not meeting expectations.

M&T Bank ( MTB) was upgraded from Sector Perform to Outperform at RBC Capital. $86 price target. WL acquisition should help the company grow.

Newmont Mining ( NEM) was downgraded from Sector Perform to Underperform at RBC Capital. $63 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts.

Rowan ( RDC) was downgraded from Buy to Hold at Dahlman Rose. Valuation call.

Research In Motion ( RIMM)was started with a Market Perform rating at Wells Fargo. Stock is already pricing in bad news, but lacks near-term catalysts.

Washington Post ( WPO) was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at UBS. $430 price target. Estimates also cut, as Kaplan faces regulatory problems.

Watts Water ( WTS) was downgraded from Buy to Hold at Brean Murray. Company faces difficult comparisons in the coming quarters.

Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Stern Agee. Concerned that the Macau market overall moves more toward Cotai, Stern Agee said. Price target set at $109.

XL Group ( XL) was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at UBS. Valuation call, based on a $22 price target.

Xilinx ( XLNX) was upgraded from Neutral to Buy at Ticonderoga Securities. $34 price target. Company is losing market share, but the risk/reward is attractive at current levels.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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