NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Allstate (ALL - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy by Goldman Sachs, which set a $67 price target and cut Allstate from its conviction list, saying that business trends are deteriorating.

Allstate (ALL - Get Report) was downgraded to sector perform by RBC Capital, which set a $69 price target and said that estimates have also been cut, as the company is realizing lower margins.

Cognex (CGNX - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy by Canaccord Genuity, which set a $35 price target, saying the company is seeing lower orders and a softer macro environment.

ConocoPhillips (COP - Get Report) was downgraded to perform from outperform by Oppenheimer, which said the company will likely continue to run at cash-flow deficits through next year.

Consol Energy (CNX - Get Report) was downgraded to sell from hold by Deutsche Bank, which set a $14 price target, pointing to a challenging macro-economy and natural-gas markets.

DSW (DSW) was upgraded to overweight by Keybanc, which set a $39 price target, saying the company is leveraged to improving footwear trends.

Liberty Media (LMCA) was upgraded to buy from hold by Deutsche Bank, which set a $46 price target, citing compelling value.

FirstEnergy (FE - Get Report) was upgraded to outperform by RBC Capital, which set a $40 price target, saying that the company offers a clean growth story.

LinkedIn (LNKD) was started at buy by Topeka Capital, which set a $260 price target, saying the stock has pulled back to an attractive level.

ON Semiconductor (ON - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from outperform by Wedbush, which set a $12 price target, saying that an uncertain macro environment will likely lead to choppy results.

On Deck Capital (ONDK - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy by Deutsche Bank, which set a $14 price target, saying that it is stepping to the sidelines as competition mounts.

Procter & Gamble (PG - Get Report) was downgraded to hold by TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: PG Ratings Report.

Stratasys (SSYS - Get Report) was upgraded to overweight from neutral by JP Morgan, which set a $42 price target, citing valuation, as the stock is down 65% year to date.

Tegna (TGNA - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy by Jefferies, which set a $30 price target, saying the company is seeing slower growth across the board.

Twitter (TWTR - Get Report) was started at hold by Topeka Capital, which set a $35 price target. Topeka said this is a valuation call, as Twitter faces near-term headwinds.

Virgin America (VA) was upgraded to buy from underperform by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, which set a $41 price target, saying that the company is seeing higher sales and has significant leverage to lower oil prices.

Whiting Petroleum (WLL - Get Report) was downgraded to sell by TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: WLL Ratings Report.