Analysts' Actions: Advanced Micro Devices, Colgate, Domino's, Twitter

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES

Apartment Investment & Management Company was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Advanced Micro was initiated with an outperform rating at Imperial Capital. Twelve-month price target is $5. Company is turning its business around and diversifying away from the PC market, Imperial Capital said.

HomeAway was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from underperform. Twelve-month price target is $32. Company is currently trading at less than 20 times free cash flow and will likely see a lift on earnings from pay-per-booking listing, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said.

Colgate was upgraded at BMO Capital to outperform from market perform. Twelve-month price target was raised to $75. New product flow seems healthy and the company has increased visibility into 2016, BMO Capital said.

Coupons was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $19. Valuation call, as the stock is up 66% in the past month, Goldman Sachs.

Domino's Pizza was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Underappreciated in both digital and international growth opportunities, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $85.

Coca-Cola was initiated at Jefferies with a hold rating. Emerging markets will remain a prominent focus, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $44.

Ever-Glory International was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Michael Kors was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is $107. Company can continue to expand its brand across the globe in the coming years, Credit Suisse said.

Las Vegas Sands was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. Slowdown in VIP growth could affect Macau growth, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $79.

Monster was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Well-managed company but downside risk should strategic potential chatter stop, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $82.

NW Natural was downgraded at McAdams Wright Ragen to hold from buy. Valuation call, as the stock is trading at 21 times expected earnings, McAdams Wright Ragen said.

PepsiCo was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Growth opportunities and activist involvement should drive better execution, Jefferies said. Twelve-month price target is $102.

SanDisk was downgraded at Summit Research to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a 12-month price target of $87, Summit Research said.

Tyson Foods was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target was lowered to $35. The company expensively settled bidding war with Pilgrim for acquisition of Hillshire, Credit Suisse said.

Twitter was upgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform from underperform. Company is showing an Impressive utilization of its mobile platform and the risk/reward appears more balanced, following the recent weakness, Wells Fargo said.

Union Pacific was upgraded at RBC Capital to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $115. Company has solid growth potential and low earnings volatility, RBC Capital said.

Wendy's was downgraded at Argus to hold from buy. Twelve-month price target is $8.50. Franchising could continue to weigh on sales in the coming quarters, Argus said.

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