NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Aetna (AET) was upgraded to buy from hold at Cantor Fitzgerald. $140 price target. Estimates were also increased, given the Humana acquisition, said Cantor Fitzgerald.

Dillard's (DDS - Get Report) was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse. $95 price target. The company is buying back more stock, Credit Suisse said.

Investment Technology (ITG) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: ITG Ratings Report.

La Quinta (LQ) was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JPMorgan. $20 price target. The CEO change is a surprise and the company lacks near-term catalysts, said JPMorgan.

La Quinta (LQ) was downgraded to neutral at Citigroup. $21 price target. The company reduced guidance for a second time, Citi said.

Valspar (VAL) was upgraded to overweight from neutral at JPMorgan. $83 price target. This was a valuation call, as the stock has pulled back 10%, said JPMorgan.

Wal-Mart (WMT - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: WMT Ratings Report.

 

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