RATINGS CHANGES

Boot Barn (BOOT - Get Report) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: BOOT.

CBOE (CBOE - Get Report) was upgraded to overweight from neutral at JPMorgan. $84 price target. New technology could drive trading activity, JPMorgan said. 

J.C. Penney (JCP - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $12 price target. The company can improve the balance sheet with higher free cash flow, analysts said. 

Lululemon Athletica (LULU - Get Report) was downgraded to sell from hold at Canaccord Genuity. $44 price target. The company is missing out on the transition back toward denim, Canaccord said. 

Minerals Technology (MTX - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JPMorgan. $76 price target. The company was also cut from the Analyst Focus list, as the valuation is less attractive with the stock now up 73% on the year. 

Quintiles (Q) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $89 price target. Its merger has increased execution risks, analysts said. 

Square (SQ - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank. $17 price target. The business can capitalize on many positive industry trends, Deutsche said. 

T. Rowe Price (TROW - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: TROW.

Exxon Mobil (XOM - Get Report) was initiated with a market perform rating at BMO Capital. $78 price target. The company is trading at a premium, but lacks growth potential, BMO said. 

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