Updated from 8:54 to include more ratings and earnings changes.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES
Allstate downgraded at William Blair: (ALL) was downgraded to Underperform, William Blair said. Company will likely fall short of earnings expectations in the coming quarters.
AthenaHealth downgraded at Jefferies: (ATHN) was downgraded to Underperform, Jefferies said. New analyst has concerns about pricing and margins. $105 price target.
Infoblox upgraded at Sterne Agee: (BLOX) was upgraded to Buy, Sterne Agee CRT said. Valuation call, based on a $26 price target.
Box upgraded at JP Morgan: (BOX) was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. $18 price target. Competitive landscape is improving.
Blackstone upgraded at Oppenheimer: (BX) was upgraded to Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $38 price target. Company's cash earnings outlook is strong.
Cogent upgraded at Drexel: (CCOI) was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Drexel Hamilton said. $36 price target. Company has multiple potential catalysts to accelerate sales growth.
Quest Diagnostics upgraded at Wells: (DGX) was upgraded from Underperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call.
Discovery downgraded at Barclays: (DISCA) was downgraded to Equal-weight, Barclays said. $30 price target. Will likely take longer for the company to realize operating leverage.
Edison downgraded at Jefferies: (EIX) was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Jefferies said. Valuation call, based on a $66 price target.
Fireeye rated new Buy at DA Davidson: (FEYE) was initiated with a Buy rating, DA Davidson said. $51 price target. Company has multiple, potential near-term catalysts.
Seagate downgraded at PacCrest: (STX) was downgraded to Sector Weight, Pacific Crest said. Company is losing market share.
AT&T rated new Buy at Nomura: Rating on (T) was initiated with a Buy rating, Nomura said. $39 price target. Company can grow cash flow through DirecTV synergies.
Trueblue downgraded at Deutsche: (TBI) was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $26 price target. Company is leveraged to slowing macro data.
2U upgraded at Goldman: (TWOU) was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $36 price target. Company has great secular growth potential and the stock has sold off.
Verizon rated new Neutral at Nomura: Coverage of (VZ) was started with a Neutral rating, Nomura said. $47 price target. Company lacks near-term growth visibility.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Goldman Sachs numbers reduced at BMO: (GS) estimates were cut through 2017, BMO Capital said. Company is seeing lower trading profits. Market Perform rating and new $195 price target.
Wal-Mart estimates, target cut at BMO: Shares of (WMT) now seen reaching $55, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also reduced, as the company is investing more. Underperform rating.
Wynn estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse: Shares of (WYNN) now seen reaching $76, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, as Macau remains challenging. Neutral rating.