Analysts' Actions: Boyd Gaming, eBay, GT Advanced, Hartford and More

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Boyd Gaming (BYD) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal-weight from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $11. Expect a slower ramp in domestic online gaming growth, Morgan Stanley said.

eBay (EBAY) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $55. Apple likely will disrupt the mobile payments market, Piper Jaffray said.

GT Advanced (GTAT) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral. Twelve-month price target is $14. Sapphire was not used in the new iPhone 6, Goldman said.

GT Advanced was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $23. Sapphire will not be in the iPhone 6, Piper Jaffray said.

Hartford (HIG) was upgraded at FBR Capital Markets to outperform from market perform. Twelve-month price target is $44. Talcott runoff is a major asset, FBR Capital Markets said.

Huntsman (HUN) was upgraded at Citigroup to buy. Hosted positive management meeting and the company has multiple potential catalysts, Citigroup said.

Randgold Resources (GOLD) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Solarwinds (SWI) was initiated with a buy rating at MKM Partners. Twelve-month price target is $50. Company is poised for improved execution and growth, MKM Partners said.

VMware (VMW) was initiated with a buy rating at Maxim Group. Twelve-month price target is $120. Company should continue to benefit from datacenter consolidation, Maxim Group said.

Intrexon (XON) was initiated with a sell rating at TheStreet Ratings.

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