NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGSAmerican Eagle ( AEO) was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Entire sector is facing headwinds, Janney Montgomery said. Fair value is at $16. American Eagle was downgraded at B. Riley to neutral from buy. $17.50 price target. Company announced a sizable shortfall, B. Riley said. Cablevision ( CVC) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. Cardtronics ( CATM) was downgraded at Compass Point to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $36 price target, Compass Point said. CDW ( CDW) was initiated with an overweight rating at J.P. Morgan. $26 price target. Company can deliver above-trend growth and can exceed near-term expectations, J.P. Morgan said. Cullen/Frost Bankers ( CFR) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. Price target is $61.50. Premium valuation is no longer warranted due to underwhelming loan growth and flat sequential revenue growth, Sterne Agee said. Chico's FAS ( CHS) was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Firm could face multiple contraction, as a weak consumer could limit earnings upside, Janney Montgomery said.
Entravision ( EVC) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. First Financial Bankshares ( FFIN) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. There is excess capital not being deployed and an extreme valuation of 23x FY14E, Sterne Agee said. Price target is $55. HD Supply ( HDS) was initiated with an outperform rating at Robert Baird. $28 price target. Company is a market leader in its four core businesses, Baird said. HD Supply was initiated with a buy rating and $27 price target at UBS. The medium-term cyclical exposure and margin expansion opportunity are attractive, UBS said.
International Business Machines ( IBM) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. $175 price target. Deteriorating free cash flow and less effective software mix, said Credit Suisse. Kosmos Energy ( KOS) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. A lack of meaningful catalysts in the next year, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $12. Portland General ( POR) was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a new $33 price target, DA Davidson said. Sirona Dental Systems ( SIRO) was upgraded at Barrington Research to outperform from market perform. Price target is $82. Valuation is favorable given growth opportunities in the U.S. and Germany, Barrington Research said.