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Research Analysts’ upgrades for Tuesday, June 24th:

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $69.20 price target on the stock.

ARC Document Solutions (NYSE:ARC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $6.70 price target on the stock.

Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $24.50 target price on the stock.

Asos Plc (OTCMKTS:ASOMF) was upgraded by analysts at Nomura from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $4.50 target price on the stock.

Boise Cascade Company (NYSE:BCC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $29.60 price target on the stock.

bebe Stores (NASDAQ:BEBE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $3.40 price target on the stock.

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $4.60 target price on the stock.

Cellcom Israel (NYSE:CEL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $13.40 price target on the stock.

Clearwater Paper Corp. (NYSE:CLW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $62.90 target price on the stock.

Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $80.00 price target on the stock.

Cree (NASDAQ:CREE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $49.60 target price on the stock.

Centerstate Banks (NASDAQ:CSFL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $12.40 target price on the stock.

Computer Task Group (NYSE:CTG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $15.40 target price on the stock.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) was upgraded by analysts at Northcoast Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $18.20 price target on the stock.

Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $61.10 price target on the stock.

Global Cash Access Holdings (NYSE:GCA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $9.50 price target on the stock.

Gruma (NYSE:GMK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $50.20 price target on the stock.

Horizon Technology Finance Corp (NASDAQ:HRZN) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “Horizon Technology Finance (HRZN) 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, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.”

HSBC Holdings plc (NASDAQ:HSBC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $54.00 target price on the stock. Zacks’ analyst wrote, “We are upgrading our recommendation on HSBC to Neutral on the back of its success in lowering operating expenses. However, the company’s first-quarter results were disappointing. This was due to a decrease in top line, reflecting weaker revenue growth in Retail Banking and Wealth Management segments and dismal results in Global Banking and Markets. Nevertheless, fall in operating expenses and lower loan-impairment charges were the positives. We believe its restructuring efforts, diversified revenue sources and a strong capital position will continue to aid bottom-line growth. However, sluggish revenue growth in the mature markets, a still weak European economy, lower loan demand, higher litigation costs and stringent regulations remain major near-term concerns.”

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $74.20 price target on the stock.

Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $205.00 target price on the stock. Zacks’ analyst wrote, “Illumina reported a solid first quarter 2014 adjusted EPS of $0.53, 20.5% ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate and 15.2% ahead of the year-ago number. Revenues surged 27.1% to $420.8 million, comfortably beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $391 million. We are impressed with the company’s recently released market expansion plan which focuses on three major areas including reproductive health, onchology and emerging market. Further, expansion through strategic acquisitions, the most recent one being NextBio and partnerships with therapeutics and diagnostic services providers are expected to add value. Although, government budget cuts, including NIH funding issues were the major downsides, strong worldwide demand and solid contributions from the sequencing business are expected to overcome the headwinds. Accordingly, we upgrade Illumina to Outperform. “

InnerWorkings (NASDAQ:INWK) was upgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $10.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $9.00.

Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $17.10 target price on the stock.

Integrated Silicon Solution (NASDAQ:ISSI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $15.90 price target on the stock.

Lin Media Llc (NYSE:LIN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $27.00 target price on the stock.

eLong (NASDAQ:LONG) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a sell rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “eLong (LONG) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from sell to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company’s earnings per share.”

Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $15.40 target price on the stock.

Mercadolibre (NASDAQ:MELI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $93.80 price target on the stock.

Mfri (NASDAQ:MFRI) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a buy rating. The analysts wrote, “MFRI (MFRI) 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.”

Multimedia Games Holding Company (NASDAQ:MGAM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $30.70 price target on the stock.

OraSure Technologies (NASDAQ:OSUR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $9.20 target price on the stock.

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $9.80 price target on the stock.

RPC (NYSE:RES) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $25.50 price target on the stock.

Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $17.30 price target on the stock.

SNC-Lavalin Group (TSE:SNC) was upgraded by analysts at TD Securities from a hold rating to a buy rating. TD Securities currently has C$64.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of C$58.00.

Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $92.80 target price on the stock.

United Stationers (NASDAQ:USTR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $41.40 price target on the stock.

Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ:VASC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $21.80 price target on the stock.

Vical (NASDAQ:VICL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $1.30 price target on the stock.

VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $5.70 target price on the stock.

Wisconsin Energy Corp (NYSE:WEC) was upgraded by analysts at ISI Group from a cautious rating to a neutral rating. ISI Group currently has $45.50 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $45.00.

TAL Education Group (NYSE:XRS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $29.10 target price on the stock.

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