NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Apple (AAPL - Get Report) rated new Buy at Sterne Agee: AAPL was initiated with a Buy rating, Sterne Agee CRT said. $150 price target. Engineering innovation can continue to drive growth. 

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

Cerner (CERN - Get Report) upgraded at RBC: CERN was upgraded from Sector Perform to Outperform, RBC Capital said. $70 price target. Company is a market leader trading at an attractive level. 

Celdon Group  (CGI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: CGI 

Carlisle (CLS - Get Report) downgraded at Keybanc: CSL was downgraded to Sector Weight, Keybanc said. Estimates also moving below consensus, based on recent checks.  

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Get Report) upgraded at Deutsche: JNJ was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $110 price target. Management meeting confirms that the company can sustain growth in the near term. 

Lincoln National (LNC - Get Report) upgraded at Piper: LNC was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. Valuation call, based on a $62 price target.

McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform, Credit Suisse said. $112 price target. Expect the new CEO to ocntinue to improve the business. 

Micron (MU - Get Report) upgraded at Wells: MU was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Estimates also cut, though the stock is attractively valued. 

Nexstar (NXST - Get Report) upgraded at Jefferies: NXST was upgraded to Buy, Jefferies said. $57 price target. Recent weakness has created a buying opportunity. 

Thor (THO - Get Report) upgraded at BMO: THO was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. Retail trends continue to positive. 

Verint (VRNT - Get Report) upgraded at William Blair from Market Perform to Outperform, William Blair said. Valuation call, as the stock appears oversold at 10x expected 2017 earnings.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Archer Daniels (ADM - Get Report) estimates were reduced through 2016, Credit Suisse said. Company is seeing weaker conditions in its ethanol and agribusiness lines. Neutral rating and new $47 price target. 

Allergan (AGN - Get Report) estimates, target cut at Leerink: Shares of AGN now seen reaching $311, according to Leerink Partners. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Outperform rating. 

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