Analysts' Actions: ANGI ASH DPZ FB MUR

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Actavis ( ACT) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Angie's List ( ANGI) was initiated with a buy rating at MKM Partners. $34 price target. Company is a market leader and could achieve $6 earnings power by 2020, MKM said.

Ashland ( ASH) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. $97 price target. Multiple headwinds and investor thesis in asset reshuffling may not play out, Jefferies said.

Domino's Pizza ( DPZ) was downgraded at Oppenheimer to perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the stock has nearly tripled over the past two years, Oppenheimer said.

Facebook ( FB) was downgraded at Pivotal Research to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $48 price target, Pivotal said.

Five Below ( FIVE) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy. $56 price target. Estimates were also increased, as the company can grow in multiple operating environments, Sterne Agee said.

GNC ( GNC) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Murphy Oil ( MUR) was initiated with a neutral rating at at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $70 price target, Credit Suisse said.

NPS Pharmaceuticals ( NPSP) was initiated with a buy rating at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $46 price target. Company can continue to grow by focusing on rare diseases, BofA/Merrill said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Bank of New York Mellon ( BK) numbers were cut at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $34. Estimates were also lowered as activity is down despite higher equity markets, Jefferies said. Hold rating.

MarketAxess ( MKTX) numbers were boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $36. Company is seeing stronger volumes, Credit Suisse said. Underperform rating.

Monsanto ( MON) was cut from the Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. Estimates were also cut, given the company's new guidance, Goldman said. $118 price target.

Precision Castparts ( PCP) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $287. Estimates were also increased, as the company remains leveraged to the aerospace cycle, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

Carnival ( CCL) numbers were cut at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $31. Estimates were also lowered as latest data suggests it is underperforming RCL, Jefferies said. Hold rating.

VMWare ( VMW) numbers were cut at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $100. Estimates were also lowered on unfavorable channel work, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

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