Analysts' Actions -- Gap, Hasbro, L Brands, MetLife, Panera and More

RATINGS CHANGES

CEB (CEB) was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital. $60 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the stock is up 21% since the election, RBC said. 

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

Gap (GPS) was upgraded to neutral from underweight at Piper Jaffray. The valuation is more attractive, with the stock down 17% since earnings, Piper said. 

Hasbro (HAS) was downgraded to neutral from overweight at Piper Jaffray. The valuation is less attractive, based on an $88 price target, Piper said. 

H&R Block (HRB) was downgraded to sell from neutral at BTIG. $18 price target. The company faces political risk in a Trump administration, BTIG said. 

L Brands (LB) was upgraded to neutral from underweight at Piper Jaffray. $67 price target. The company is leveraged to accelerating holiday spending trends, Piper said. 

MetLife (MET) was downgraded to market perform from outperform at FBR Capital Markets. The valuation is less attractive, based on a $54 price target, FBR said. 

Netease (NTES) was upgraded to buy at Jefferies. $261 price target. The valuation is more attractive, as the stock is down 16% from its highs, Jefferies said. 

Panera Bread (PNRA) was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush. $220 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the company is trading at a 20% premium to its peers, Wedbush said. 

Robert Half (RHI) was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital. $46 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the stock is up 16% since the election, RBC said. 

ServiceMaster Global (SERV) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: SERV.

Southwestern (SWN) was upgraded to outperform at BMO Capital. $18 price target. The company offers an inexpensive way to play natural gas, BMO said. 

WPX Energy (WPX) was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. The valuation is less attractive, based on a $17 price target, Deutsche said. 

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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