RATINGS CHANGES

AK Steel (AKS - Get Report) was initiated with a neutral rating at Longbow.

AthenaHealth (ATHN) was upgraded to hold and assigned a $135 price target at Jefferies.

Bloomin' Brands (BLMN - Get Report) was downgraded to market perform and assigned a $22 price target at Wells Fargo.

General Electric (GE - Get Report) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: GE.

IberiaBank (IBKC - Get Report) was upgraded to strong buy and assigned a $93 price target at Raymond James.

International Business Machines (IBM - Get Report) was initiated with a sector weight rating at Pacific Crest.

Lumber Liquidators (LL - Get Report) was upgraded to outperform and assigned a $34 price target at Oppenheimer.

Nvidia (NVDA - Get Report) was initiated with an outperform rating and assigned a $165 price target at Bernstein.

Palo Alto Networks (PANW - Get Report) was upgraded to buy and assigned a $150 price target Jefferies.

Potash (POT) was upgraded to buy at Vertical Research.

Thermo Fisher (TMO - Get Report) was initiated with an overweight rating and $194 price target at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Virtu Financial (VIRT - Get Report) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: VIRT.

Walmart (WMT - Get Report) was upgraded to market perform and assigned an $80 price target at BMO.

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