Editor's Note: Green and red arrows refer to intraday stock price movement.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS American Eagle ( AEO) downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold, Jefferies said. Company is struggling to execute in a difficult environment. $15 price target. Arthur J. Gallagher ( AJG) upgraded at Stifel from Sell to Hold, Stifel Nicolaus said. Expect domestic rates to rise in 2012. Allegheny Technologies ( ATI) upgraded at Goldman to Buy. $90 price target. Company is leveraged to an aerospace recovery and the Ladish purchase should help add to earnings. Choice Hotels ( CHH) downgraded at Argus from Buy to Hold, Argus Research said. Growth appears to be slowing. Cisco Systems ( CSCO) downgraded at Canaccord from Buy to Hold. $20 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts. Cisco Systems estimates upped at Goldman through 2012. Company is boosting margins through cost cuts. Neutral rating and $21 price target. Cisco Systems downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral, Robert Baird said. $20 price target. Issues will be difficult to correct in the near term. CVS Caremark ( CVS) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $45 price target. Stock is attractive on a sum-of-the-parts valuation. Diamond Foods ( DMND) rated new Buy at Deutsche Bank. $75 price target. Pringles acquisition should help drive growth. Hershey Foods ( HSY) upgraded at Argus from Hold to Buy, Argus Research said. Company can deliver solid growth, despite rising costs. Vail Resorts ( MTN) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $55 price target. Company is facing a difficult pricing environment. Transocean ( RIG) upgraded at JP Morgan from Underweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $70 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 22% decline over the past two months. Ross Stores ( ROST) upgraded at Jefferies from Sell to Hold. $75 price target. Company is executing well in a difficult environment. Ross Stores ( ROST) rated new Buy at UBS. $90 price target. Company is an attractive growth story with margin momentum. Reliance Steel ( RS) downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Valuation call, based on a new $60 price target.
Symantec ( SYMC) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $22 price target. Product cycle momentum is improving TJX Companies ( TJX) upgraded at Jefferies from Sell to Hold. $50 price target. Company has relatively strong sales momentum. TJX Companies ( TJX) rated new Buy at UBS. $63 price target. Company has competitive advantages and generates consistent cash flow. Vera Bradley ( VRA) downgraded at Wells from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call, as the stock is already pricing in long-term earnings growth potential. End of report.