Exelon (EXC) was upgraded to overweight at Morgan Stanley. $37 price target. The company offers attractive growth at a compelling valuation, Morgan Stanley said.
Hain Celestial (HAIN) was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $41 price target. The company has passed internal investigation, which limits potential downside, analysts said.
National General (NGHC) was downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Morgan Stanley. $23 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the stock is up 16% since earnings, Morgan Stanley said.
Prudential (PRU) was upgraded to buy from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $108 price target. The company is leveraged to higher interest rates and the potential for lower regulation, analysts said.