NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS Avery Dennison ( AVY) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy from neutral. $52 price target. Favor more offensive names in the sector, BofA/Merrill said. Bemis ( BMS) was downgraded at BofA/Merrill to underperform from buy. Valuation call, based on a $44 price target, BofA/Merrill said. FAB Universal ( FU) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. Gilat Satellite ( GILT) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. General Mills ( GIS) was downgraded at Jefferies to underperform from hold. $44 price target. Weaker outlook at a high price, Jefferies said. Nordstrom ( JWN) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral. Company is investing more in future growth, but domestic consumer activity remains choppy, Sterne Agee said. $62 price target. P) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy from neutral. $27 price target. Mobile ad RPM and subscription revenue growth are accelerating, Goldman said. Xcel Energy ( XEL) was initiated with a neutral rating at UBS. $30 price target. Growth opportunities are slowing, UBS said.