American Eagle (AEO) was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. $22 price target.
Best Buy (BBY) was downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies. $36 price target. 4K TV sales cycle is maturing, Jefferies said.
Bright Horizons (BFAM) was upgraded to overweight from neutral at Jefferies. $76 price target. The company can expand margins in the coming quarters, Jefferies said.
Dollar General (DG) was downgraded to hold from buy at Jefferies. $96 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the company is facing increased competition, Jefferies said.
Esterline (ESL) was upgraded to buy at Drexel Hamilton. $86 price target. Margins will likely recover in the coming quarters, Drexel said.
Ritchie Bros (RBA) was upgraded to overweight from sector weight at Keybanc. $34 price target. The valuation is more attractive, following a recent 15% decline, Keybanc said.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Mizuho. $25 price target. The valuation is more attractive, given new guidance and based on sum-of-the-parts, Mizuho said.