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AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) was raised to Buy from Underperform with a $25 price objective (versus a $22.35 prior close) at Merrill Lynch.

Atlantica Yield PLC (NYSE: ABY) was started with a Hold rating and assigned a $22 price target (versus a $20.53 close) at Jefferies.

Caleres Inc. (NYSE: CAL) was started with an Outperform rating and given a $32 price target (versus a $25.51 close) at Wedbush.

Deckers Outdoor Corp. (DECK) was started as Neutral and assigned a $52 price target (versus a $56.56 close) at Wedbush. The firm noted that it is uncertain about how Deckers’ story looks for the 2018 holiday season sales.

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse.

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) was raised to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James.

Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE) was started with a Buy rating and the price target was set at $6 (versus a $4.40 close) at B. Riley.

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $50 from $45 (versus a $35.79 close) at Jefferies.

L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB) was started with a Neutral rating and given a $48 price target (versus a $47.95 close) at Piper Jaffray.

Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) was started with an Outperform rating and assigned a price target of $67 (versus a $58.24 close) at Cowen.

OSI Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) was started as Buy with an $86 price target (versus a $70.15 close) at Jefferies. The firm noted that OSI’s security business is benefiting from airport replacement trends and regulatory mandates, and also that the health care business is bottoming.

Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ: RCII) was raised to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James.

Tesaro Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRO) was started with an Overweight rating and the price target was set at $180 (versus a $141.07 close) at Piper Jaffray.

U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSEMKT: HTM) was started with an Outperform rating and assigned a $6 price target (versus a $4.07 close) at Cowen.