NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES
General Mills (GIS - Get Report) was upgraded to equal-weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley. $56 price target. The company is cutting costs and has better earnings visibility, Morgan Stanley said.
Helmerich & Payne (HP - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform from market perform at BMO Capital. $48 price target. Estimates were also cut, as a oil recovery may be pushed out toward 2017, said BMO.
Heartware (HTWR) was downgraded to neutral at BTIG. The company lacks near-term catalysts, said BTIG.
SolarCity (SCTY) was upgraded to overweight at Morgan Stanley. $93 price target. This was a valuation call, as the stock is down 21% over the past month, Morgan Stanley said.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
H&R Block (HRB - Get Report) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $36. Estimates also increased, as the company is buying back more stock. The stock has a neutral rating, H&R Block said.