First Energy, Riverbed: Analysts' New Ratings

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

CBOE ( CBOE) rated new Market Perform at BMO. Valuation call, based on a $24 price target.

Ecolab ( ECL) downgraded at Credit Suisse. ECL was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral. $55 price target. NLC purchase will likely increase earnings volatility.

First Energy ( FE) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $49 price target. Prefer the less regulated utility names at current levels.

Parexel ( PRXL) downgraded at Jefferies to Underperform. $19.50 price target. Company is facing growth headwinds.

Riverbed Technology ( RVBD) upgraded at Wunderlich from Hold to Buy. $42 price target. Recent industry checks show positive business momentum.

Williams-Sonoma ( WSM) upgraded at Wedbush from Neutral to Outperform, Wedbush said. $46 price target. Valuation call, worries about promotions overdone.

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This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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