Coty (COTY - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $28 price target. The stock is down, but the P&G Beauty deal should transform the company in multiple ways, said BofA/Merrill.
Great Plains (GXP) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $32 price target. This was a valuation call, as the stock has underperformed for the past four months, BofA/Merrill said.
Robert Half (RHI - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $33 price target. The company is leveraged to a slower labor market and lacks near-term catalysts, Credit Suisse said.