RATINGS CHANGES


Biogen
(BIIB - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at Jefferies. The valuation is less attractive, based on a $323 price target, Jefferies said. 

CBS (CBS - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Drexel Hamilton. $65 price target. The company is uniquely position among its peers to grow, Drexel said. 

Crown Castle (CCI - Get Report) was upgraded to outperform from perform at Oppenheimer. $109 price target. The company is leveraged to significant mobile data traffic growth, Oppenheimer said. 

Centene (CNC - Get Report) was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Leerink Partners. $80 price target. The company will likely struggle to achieve consensus earnings expectations, Leerink said. 

Campbell Soup (CPB - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: CPB.

Dollar General (DG - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs. $84 price target. The new analyst cites decelerating earnings growth, Goldman said. 

Davita (DVA - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $70 price target. Near-term growth will likely be muted, analysts said. 

Greif (GEF - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $52 price target. The company is leveraged to an improving oil outlook, analysts said. 

Gilead Sciences (GILD - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at Jefferies. $91 price target. The valuation is more attractive, as the stock is trading at less than seven times earnings, Jefferies said. 

Goodyear Tire (GT - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. $37 price target. The company has multiple potential catalysts, Deutsche said. 

Las Vegas Sands (LVS - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: LVS.

Michaels (MIK - Get Report) was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. The valuation is more attractive, based on a $29 price target, Credit Suisse said. 

VeriFone Systems (PAY) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: PAY.

Precision Drilling (PDS - Get Report) was upgraded to hold from underperform, Jefferies said. $4.50 price target. The stock has lagged its peers, but the company has multiple potential catalysts, Jefferies said. 

VF Corp. (VFC - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy at DA Davidson. $64 price target. The company lacks near-term catalysts, Davidson said. 

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