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Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, June 11th:

Alliance HealthCare Services (NYSE:AIQ) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a sell rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “Alliance HealthCare Services (AIQ) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company’s earnings per share has not been good.”

Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $49.70 target price on the stock.

Chatham Lodging Trust (NASDAQ:CLDT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $24.70 price target on the stock.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $42.70 target price on the stock.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $18.00 target price on the stock. Zacks’ analyst wrote, “We are raising Ford to Neutral from Underperform based on market share gains in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly China, Ford’s global expansion plans, its efforts to make the European business profitable, efficient capital deployment, the success of the One Ford plan and continued focus on hybrid cars. However, an expected decline in pre-tax profits, operating margin and cash flows in 2014, weakness in North and South America, frequent product recalls and rising expenses are headwinds. Ford posted earnings per share of $0.25 in the first quarter, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the year-ago earnings. Revenues grew 0.8% to $35.9 billion, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $34.49 billion. “

Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $24.10 price target on the stock.

Keyera Corp (TSE:KEY) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has C$85.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of C$78.00.

National Western Life Insurance (NASDAQ:NWLI) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “National Western Life Insurance (NWLI) 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, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a sell rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “Perry Ellis International (PERY) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.”

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “Prudential Financial (PRU) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”

Rally Software Development Corp (NASDAQ:RALY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $9.10 target price on the stock.

Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “Transocean (RIG) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.”

Synaptics, (NASDAQ:SYNA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $69.20 price target on the stock.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $80.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $55.00. The analysts wrote, “We are raising our rating on TAP from Underperform to Buy based on potential for improving fundamentals and strategic actions. “Key factors to consider are : 1) Prospects for a solid performance in Europe, potential improvement in the US tied to improving economy, easier comparisons and Miller Coors marketing initiatives 2) improvement in cash flow and total shareholder returns enabled by a broader application of the companies PACC (EVA like) model. 3) Canadian cost savings initiatives should begin to have more of an effect later in 2014 and into 2015, and 4) Increased appreciation in the market for the value (to TAP) of the Miller Coors JV including the accretive scenario of TAP buying out its partner.”

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America from an underperform rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $80.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $55.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $28.00 price target on the stock. Zacks’ analyst wrote, “We upgrade our recommendation on Telephone and Data Systems from Underperform to Neutral. The company’s wireless business is expected to deliver on the back of increased handset offerings, new tariff plans and expansion of LTE technology. Continued focus on broadband growth and related acquisitions are expected to increase its market share. Further, expansion into the rapidly developing managed hosting and cloud service offerings will likely aid profitability going forward. However, the carrier reported disappointing first quarter results, with earnings and revenues missing the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate and also deteriorating on a year-over-year basis. Within the wireless segment, constant churn in the post-paid segment, increased equipment cost and investments in network upgrade would continue to affect results. Further, access line losses and decline in equipment sales remain detrimental to its near-term growth.”

Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “Tempur Sealy International (TPX) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

Vipshop Holdings Ltd – (NASDAQ:VIPS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $188.40 target price on the stock.

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