RATINGS CHANGES

Advisory Board (ABCO) was downgraded to hold from buy at Cantor Fitzgerald. $32 price target. The company is facing multiple growth headwinds, Cantor said. 

ConAgra Foods (CAG - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. 

Estee Lauder (EL - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Societe Generale. $106 price target. The company has a strong foundation for growth, Societe said.

Ford (F - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform at Credit Suisse. $13 price target. It's a relative valuation call, as GM (GM - Get Report) appears more attractive, Credit Suisse reasoned. 

Macy's (M - Get Report) was downgraded to buy from hold at Stifel. Weak store traffic has led to lower sales, Stifel said. 

Radius Health (RDUS - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies. The valuation isn't as attractive, based on a $37 price target. 

AT&T (T - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Deutsche Bank. $40 price target. Large scale is key to the company's future positioning, Deutsche said. 

Tenet Healthcare (THC - Get Report) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. 

Torchmark (TMK - Get Report) was downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $54 price target. The company is facing rising credit and rate risk, Goldman said.

Walmart (WMT - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. 

 

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