Editor's Note: Green and red arrows refer to intraday stock price movement. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS Activision Blizzard ( ATVI - Get Report) rated new Buy at Citigroup. $16 price target. Investors are overlooking company's significant online gaming assets. BB&T ( BBT - Get Report) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Underperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $25 price target. Company should see better loan growth and improving credit quality. CIT Group ( CIT - Get Report) upgraded at Evercore from Equal-weight to Overweight. $45 price target. Company is fixing its balance sheet sooner than expected. Dunkin' Brands ( DNKN - Get Report) rated new Neutral at BofA Merrill. $29 price target. Shares are trading at a substantial premium to other global QSR stocks. Dunkin Brands rated new Outperform at Robert Baird. $33 price target. Company can deliver consistent 15%-plus annual earnings growth. Dunkin Brands rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. Valuation call, based on a $29 price target. Dunkin Brands rated new Sell at Goldman Sachs. $23 price target. Stock is already pricing in the potential for solid near-term growth. DeVry ( DV) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $53 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 26% decline. Electronic Arts ( ERTS) rated new Hold at Citigroup. $25 price target. Should benefit from online gaming growth. Gen-Probe ( GPRO) upgraded at Canaccord from Hold to Buy. New product cycle should help drive growth. Ingersoll-Rand ( IR) upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. $43 price target. Share price already discounting a recession. Nike ( NKE - Get Report) downgraded at HSBC from Overweight to Neutral, HSBC Securities said. $96 price target. Owens Corning ( OC - Get Report) upgraded at Goldman to Buy. Demand should begin to improve in the roofing business. Management also returns cash to shareholders. Old Dominion ( ODFL - Get Report) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. Valuation call, based on a $41 price target. Pepsico ( PEP) downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-weight. Domestic sales trends are lagging. Synovus Financial ( SNV) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. $2.25 price target. Company will likely not need to raise more capital in the near-term and should ultimately sell itself.
Stryker ( SYK) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $64 price target. Company remains positioned well to deliver above-average growth. Wesco Aircraft ( WAIR) rated new Buy at Citigroup. $15 price target. Positive cyclical and secular dynamics should allow for high single digit revenue and earnings growth. Wesco Aircraft rated new Overweight at Morgan Stanley. $15 price target. Company is the only pure-play in an attractive growth market. Whirlpool ( WHR) downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral. Earnings growth will likely decelerate over the next several quarters. US Steel ( X) upgraded to Buy at Citigroup from Hold to Buy. $44 price target. Steel prices recovering and PMI points to stable manufacturing. End of report