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Equities Research Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, June 5th:

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $17.20 price target on the stock.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (NASDAQ:BSYBY) was upgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein to a market perform rating.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (OTCMKTS:BSYBY) was upgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from an underperform rating to a market perform rating.

Calgon Carbon Corp. (NYSE:CCC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $23.00 target price on the stock.

CU Bancorp (NASDAQ:CUNB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $19.80 target price on the stock.

Detour Gold (TSE:DGC) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating. Raymond James currently has C$16.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of C$14.00.

Quantum Corp (NYSE:DSS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $1.40 target price on the stock.

Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE:HTZ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $31.00 price target on the stock.

LATAM Airlines Group SA (NYSE:LFL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $14.10 price target on the stock.

Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE:NM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $9.50 target price on the stock.

Performant Financial Corp (NASDAQ:PFMT) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a sell rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “Performant Financial (PFMT) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins.”

Petrobras Energia Participaciones SA (NYSE:PZE) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “Petrobras Argentina (PZE) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.”

RTI International Metals (NYSE:RTI) was upgraded by analysts at Cleveland Research from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “State Auto Financial (STFC) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $20.80 price target on the stock.

Synaptics, (NASDAQ:SYNA) was upgraded by analysts at Feltl & Co. from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

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