NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES
Becton Dickinson (BDX) was upgraded to overweight from neutral at J.P. Morgan. $160 12-month price target. Estimates also increased, given less debt expense for the CareFusion purchase, J.P. Morgan said.
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Brown Shoe (BWS) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Sterne Agee. $37 12-month price target. The company can continue to expand margins, Sterne Agee said.
Cinemark (CNK) was downgraded to hold from buy at Topeka Capital. This was a valuation call, based on a $39 12-month price target, Topeka Capital said.
Cubic (CUB) was downgraded to hold from buy at Needham. Management offered lower 2015 guidance, Needham said.
Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) was downgraded to underperform from sector perform at RBC Capital. $13 12-month price target. Estimates are below consensus, given OSB pricing, RBC Capital said.