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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, BB&T, Capital One, CenterPoint, Occidental Petroleum, Vale, Workday and More

Aeglea Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AGLE) was started with a Buy rating and was assigned an $18 price target (versus an $8.71 close) at Needham.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel.

Cvent Inc. (NYSE: CVT) was downgraded to Market Perform from Market Outperform at JMP Securities.

Depomed Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $19 price target (versus a $15.51 close) at Mizuho.

DCP Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: DPM) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.

eGain Corp. (NASDAQ: EGAN) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a price target that was cut to $3.75 from $7.50 (versus a $3.50 close) at Ladenburg Thalmann.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) was started with a Hold rating and was assigned a $128 price target (versus a $119.92 close) at Jefferies.

GATX Corp. (NYSE: GMT) was started with an Outperform rating at Wells Fargo.

Golar LNG Ltd. (NASDAQ: GLNG) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and the price target was raised to $30 from $20 (versus a $16.23 close) at Credit Suisse.


L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy and the price target was cut to $74 from $101 (versus a $69.59 close) at UBS.

News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) was downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA.

ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays.

PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Merrill Lynch.

PGT Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI) was started with a Buy rating at Gabelli.

Smith & Nephew PLC (NYSE: SNN) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.

Ternium S.A. (NYSE: TX) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight with a $20 price target (versus an $18.35 close) at Morgan Stanley.

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: TCBI) was raised to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $33 price target (versus a $31.61 close) at D.A. Davidson.

Wisconsin Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC) was raised to Neutral from Sell and the price target was raised to $58 from $53 (versus a $59.25 close) at UBS.

Last Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Activision Blizzard, Berkshire Hathaway, FireEye, Immunomedics, Square, SunPower, Weatherford International, Williams Companies and Yelp.