Ameriprise (AMP) was upgraded to outperform at Credit Suisse. $152 price target. The valuation is more attractive, given the shifting yield curve, Credit Suisse said.
NetScout (NTCT) was downgraded to sector weight at Pacific Crest. The valuation is less attractive, as the stock is up 45% since July.
Nucor (NUE) was upgraded to overweight at Keybanc. $70 price target. The company has multiple potential internal catalysts, Keybanc said.
Boston Beer (SAM) was downgraded to market perform from outperform at William Blair. The company lacks near-term catalysts, William Blair said.
Texas Instruments (TXN) was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $95 price target. Earnings estimates are above consensus, given higher sales and margin expectations, Credit Suisse said.