Analysts' Actions: AA BAC NFLX GOOG SO

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Alcoa (AA) was upgraded at RBC Capital to sector perform from underperform. Twelve-month price target is $15. Performance in the alumina business and GRP has been stronger than expected, RBC Capital said.

Anglogold Ashanti (AU) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Bank of America (BAC) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. Twelve-month price target is $19. Future legal costs appear to be finite and manageable, Oppenheimer said.

BofI Holding (BOFI) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $92. H&R Block deal should be solidly accretive to earnings, Sterne Agee said.

Carnival (CCL) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Edison International (EIX) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. Valuation call based on 12-month price target of $64.50, Jefferies said.

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Valuation call on 12-month price target of $75, Jefferies said.

Gogo (GOGO) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to overweight from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $28. Stock has pulled back 17% this month, and the company can continue to grow both overseas and abroad, J.P. Morgan said.

Medicines Co. (MDCO) was downgraded at Leerink Swann to market perform from outperform. Twelve-month price target is $27. Company could face earlier generic competition for Angiomax, Leerink Swann said.

Meredith (MDP) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. Twelve-month price target is $48. Company is seeing multiple signs of a potential market slowdown, Citigroup said.

Netflix (NFLX) was upgraded at Pacific Crest to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $500. Company is accelerating the expansion of its dominant model, Pacific Crest said.

Netflix was upgraded at Pacific Crest to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $500. Company is accelerating the expansion of its dominant model, Pacific Crest said.

Targa Partners (NGLS) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Valuation call based on 12-month price target of $62.

Solarcity (SCTY) was upgraded at Robert Baird to outperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $75. Pullback of 35% has created a buying opportunity, Baird said.

Southern Co. (SO) was downgraded at RBC Capital to sector perform from outperform. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $46.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

ADTRAN (ADTN) 12-month price target, EPS estimates were lowered at UBS. Driven by increase in operating-expense forecasts, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $24.70. Neutral rating.

Google (GOOG) 12-month price target, EPS estimates were cut at UBS. Costs rising due to high capex, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $665. Buy rating.

Google estimates, 12-month price target were cut at JMP Securities. Price target is now $695. Estimates were also reduced, given slower sales growth, JMP Securities said. Outperform rating.

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