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Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, July 10th:

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. The analysts wrote, “equal-weight” to “overweight.”

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $65.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $51.00.

Allianz SE (NASDAQ:AZSEY) was upgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from a sell rating to a hold rating.

BP plc (NYSE:BP) was upgraded by analysts at Howard Weil from a sector outperform rating to a focus stock rating. Howard Weil currently has $57.00 target price on the stock.

CommonWealth REIT (NYSE:CWH) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $28.50 price target on the stock.

HEINEKEN N V/S (NASDAQ:HEINY) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE:HOT) was upgraded by analysts at MLV & Co
from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $96.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $86.00.

Iberdrola SA (NASDAQ:IBDRY) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) was upgraded by analysts at ISI Group from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating. ISI Group currently has $19.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $17.50. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs from a buy rating to a conviction-buy rating.

MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $30.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $27.00.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (NYSE:RBS) was upgraded by analysts at Investec from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSB) was upgraded by analysts at Nomura to a buy rating. They currently have GBX 2,750 ($47.17) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 2,350 ($40.31).

SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) was upgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $130.00 price target on the stock.

Telecom Italia SpA (NYSE:TI) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Credit Suisse currently has $70.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $74.00.

UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a buy rating. Numis Securities Ltd currently has GBX 495 ($8.49) target price on the stock.

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