NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Dana Holding (DAN) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Challenging end markets resulting in flat growth and limited margin expansion, UBS said. $20 price target.
Dollar General (DG) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy from neutral. Company was also placed on the Conviction Buy list. $71 price target. Expect an inflection point in the gross margin, Goldman said.
Family Dollar (FDO) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform. $56 price target. Company is facing increased competition, Sterne Agee said.
The Gap (GPS) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Comps slowing and low visibility on consumer patterns, Jefferies said. $40 price target.
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Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Intel (INTC) was upgraded at Drexel Hamilton to buy from hold. $30 price target. PC erosion should moderate, and earnings can exceed consensus views, Drexel Hamilton said.
Intel was upgraded at Citigroup to buy from neutral. $28 price target. Stabilizing corporate PC market leads to more favorable risk/reward, Citigroup said.
LinkedIn (LNKD) was upgraded at BMO Capital to outperform from market perform. $270 price target. Company is preparing to formally launch in China, BMO Capital said.
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NTS (NTS) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Precision Drilling (PDS) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from neutral. Recent pullback with steady fundamentals, Jefferies said. $11 price target.
Parker Hannifin (PH) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy from sell. $135 price target. Consensus estimates appear light, and the company is boosting free cash flow, Goldman said.
Rockwood (ROC) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy from neutral. $86 price target. Lithium business can drive growth in the coming years, BofA/Merrill said.