RATINGS CHANGES

Deere (DE - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: DE.

El Paso Electric (EE - Get Report) was upgraded to hold from underperform at Jefferies. $44 price target. The company's regulatory calendar is improving, Jefferies said. 

Five Below (FIVE - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: FIVE.

General Dynamics (GD - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche Bank. $152 price target. Gulfstream supply is exceeding demand, Deutsche Bank said.

Altria (MO - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $66 price target.

PNM Resources (PNM - Get Report) was downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies. $34 price target. The company is facing increased regulatory scrutiny, Jefferies said. 

PayPal (PYPL - Get Report) was initiated with a neutral rating at Sterne Agree. The valuation is more attractive, based on a $46 price target, Sterne said. 

Ryder System (R - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: R.

Range Resources (RRC - Get Report) was downgraded to underweight at Barclays. $24 price target. The stock has rebounded, but the company still faces financial challenges, Barclays said.

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