Analysts' Actions: BRCM GD LNKD ORCL WYNN

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Amtrust Financial (AFSI) was upgraded at Compass Point to buy from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $49. Management can continue to deliver solid growth, Compass Point said.

Aruba Networks (ARUN) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. Twelve-month price target is $24. Channel checks suggest stronger activity, Oppenheimer said.

Broadcom (BRCM) was downgraded at Nomura to neutral from buy. Twelve-month price target is $30. Company is likely not seeing enough design wins in LTE to drive earnings, Nomura said.

DirecTV (DTV) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $82, Citigroup said.

Endo (ENDP) was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $79. Mesh settlement removes a multibillion dollar liability, Morgan Stanley said.

Evercore Partners (EVR) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Valuation call, with uptick in industry activity, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $63.

Evercore Partners was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Valuation call, with uptick in industry activity. $63 price target.

General Dynamics (GD) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from sell. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $112, Goldman said.

Kennametal (KMT) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to outperform. See value as guidance cuts should be behind the company now, Wells Fargo said.

Kodiak (KOG) was downgraded at Wunderlich to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $14. Company cut production guidance, Wunderlich said.

LinkedIn (LNKD) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Driven by marketing solutions momentum and corporate client spend uptick, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $225.

Navient was initiated at Barclays with equal-weight rating. Long-tail of net interest income from loan portfolios, stable earnings from servicing/collections and significant capital returns, Barclays said. Twelve-month price target is $18.

Opentable (OPEN) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $87. Investments should help drive future growth, BofA/Merrill said.

Oracle (ORCL) was upgraded at Societe Generale to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $47. Company is leveraged to the database upgrade cycle, Societe Generale said.

Public Service (PEG) was downgraded at RBC to sector perform from outperform. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $39, RBC said.

Tempur Sealy (TPX) was upgraded at Wedbush to outperform from neutral, Wedbush said. Twelve-month price target is $70. Company is seeing a better response to its new products, Wedbush said.

Tetra Tech (TTEK) was downgraded at Wedbush to neutral from outperform. Twelve-month price target is $29. Upside appears muted from current levels, Wedbush said.

Tetra Tech was downgraded at Stephens to equal-weight from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $27. Company is seeing slower growth, Stephens said.

Texas Instruments (TXN) was upgraded at Nomura to neutral from reduce. Twelve-month price target is $45. Company posted solid earnings and margins have more upside potential, Nomura said.

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $260. Stock is down 17% from highs, creating an attractive entry point, Sterne Agee said.

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