RATINGS CHANGES

Alibaba (BABA - Get Report) was initiated with an overweight rating at Pacific Crest. $134 price target. Monetization on core e-commerce is likely to increase, Pac Crest said. 

Centene (CNC - Get Report) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Citigroup. $73 price target. With or without AHCA, the company is facing a squeeze on Medicaid, Citi said. 

Dollar General (DG - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $62 price target. Earnings estimates were also cut, given increased competition and cost pressures, Credit Suisse said. 

Dollar Tree (DLTR - Get Report) was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse. $73 price target. The company may be one of the few large retailers to grow earnings this year, Credit Suisse said. 

FireEye (FEYE - Get Report) was upgraded to buy from sell at Goldman Sachs. $15 price target. Despite a difficult quarter, Helix can drive future growth, Goldman said. 

Honda Motor (HMC - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: HMC.

Kroger (KR - Get Report) was upgraded to outperform at RBC Capital. $37 price target. The company is a market leader and should benefit from food inflation, RBC said. 

Altria (MO - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform at RBC Capital. $62 price target. The valuation is less attractive, as the company is trading at a premium to the RAI takeover price, RBC said. 

Norfolk Southern (NSC - Get Report) was downgraded to underperform at RBC Capital. $113 price target. The valuation is stretched and efficiency targets will be much harder to achieve, RBC said. 

Proofpoint (PFPT - Get Report) was downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs. $69 price target. The company has a premium valuation, even though primary product cycles are fading, Goldman said. 

Royal Bank of Canada (RY - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: RY.

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