NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Asbury Auto (ABG) was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. This was a valuation call, based on a $104 price target, said BofA/Merrill.

Analog Devices (ADI) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Citigroup. $66 price target. The company is growing along with Apple and can generate 20% annual earnings growth in the coming years, Citi said.

Genuine Parts (GPC) was downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $83 price target. Consensus earnings expectations appear too high, said Goldman.

Gap (GPS) was downgraded to underweight from neutral at Piper Jaffray. $28 price target. The company lost a key executive and promotional activity is picking up, Piper said.

Jabil Circuit ( JBL) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: JBL Ratings Report

Johnson Controls (JCI) was upgraded to outperform from market perform at William Blair. $50 price target. Management will likely clear up misperceptions at its December investor meeting, William Blair said.

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

VeriFone (PAY) was upgraded to buy from hold at Argus. $35 price target. The stock has declined to an attractive entry point, Argus said.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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