NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Alkermes (ALKS - Get Report) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $61. New products could underperform and the company is facing increased generic competition, Morgan Stanley said.

Five Below (FIVE) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: FIVE Ratings Report.

GNC ( GNC - Get Report) was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight from equal-weight. Twelve-month price target is $56. Stock is down on regulatory risks, but expect no material fallout, Morgan Stanley said.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ - Get Report) was downgraded at Barclays to equal-weight. Company continues to be hurt by the stronger dollar, Barclays said.

Meritage Homes (MTH - Get Report) was downgraded at Citigroup to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $47. Company has 30% exposure to Texas, which could be hurt by lower energy prices, Citigroup said.

Plantronics (PLT - Get Report) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $54, J.P. Morgan said.

Prudential Financial (PRU) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: PRU Ratings Report.

Santander Consumer USA (SC) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $23. Parent company failed CCAR test, Deutsche Bank said.

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