Analysts' Actions: Aflac, Bank of NY Mellon, FireEye, L Brands

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Aflac (AFL) was downgraded at Barclays to equal weight from overweight. Operating EPS growth is expected to be lower than the life-insurance industry median, Barclays said. Twelve-month price target is $67.

Bank of NY Mellon (BK) was initiated with a hold rating at Deutsche Bank. Twelve-month price target is $34. See sales headwinds for the industry through the end of the year, Deutsche Bank said.

CNinsure (CISG) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

FireEye (FEYE) was upgraded at Barclays to overweight from equal weight. Valuation call with recent pullback, Barclays said. Twelve-month price target is $40.

L Brands (LB) was upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $68. Company is seeing solid sales, but the stock has sold off, Stifel Nicolaus said.

RetailMeNot (SALE) was downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to hold from buy. Google's (GOOG) new algorithm has cut organic traffic to the company's site, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Tiffany (TIF) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

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