Analysts' Actions: DVN, EOG, LOW, HTZ

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Air Lease Corp. ( AL) was initiated with a Sell rating at TheStreet Ratings.

Align Technology ( ALGN) was initiated with a Buy rating at Cantor Fitzgerald. $37 price target. Company has a competitive advantage in a fast-growing market, Cantor said.

Berry Petroleum ( BRY) was initiated with an Outperform rating at Barrington. $50 price target. Company has attractive oil reserves and can generate solid production growth over the coming years, Barrington said.

Avis Budget ( CAR) was initiated with an Overweight rating at Morgan Stanley. Valuation call based on a $22 price target, Morgan Stanley said.

Devon Energy ( DVN) was downgraded at Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform. Company lacks a niche to differentiate itself from its peers, Wells Fargo said.

EOG Resources ( EOG) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform. Company continues to execute well, Wells Fargo said.

First American Financial ( FAF) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Forum Energy Technologies ( FET) was initiated with a Buy rating at Citigroup. $29 price target. Market conditions support top-line growth, Citigroup said.

Forum Energy was initiated with an Outperform rating at FBR Capital Markets. $28 price target. Company has a solid balance sheet and can generate compelling earnings growth, FBR said.

Hancock ( HBHC) was upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus from Hold to Buy. Valuation call, based on a $36 price target, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Hertz Global ( HTZ) was initiated with an Overweight rating at Morgan Stanley. $17 price target. Company is leveraged to better price trends for used cars, Morgan Stanley said.

Humana ( HUM) was upgraded at Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform. Company is leveraged to continued growth of Medicare Advantage, Wells Fargo said.

Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) was upgraded at JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight. Open interest is recovering in Europe, and natural gas volume should rebound, JP Morgan said. $144 price target.

Knight Transportation ( KNX) was downgraded at Keybanc from Buy to Hold. Checks suggest that industry growth is slow but stable, Keybanc said.

Lowe's ( LOW) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral. $28 price target. Company is seeing lower remodeling demand than expected, Piper Jaffray said.

LyondellBasell ( LYB) was initiated with an Outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $60 price target. Long-term fundamentals remain positive, despite a recent dip in the stock, Credit Suisse said.

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