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Research Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, August 15th:

Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital to a sector perform rating. They currently have GBX 1,600 ($26.84) target price on the stock.

Anglo American plc (NASDAQ:AAUKY) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating.

Alcentra Capital Corp (NASDAQ:ABDC) was upgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $15.00 target price on the stock.

Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) was upgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from an accumulate rating to a buy rating.

Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG) was upgraded by analysts at Global Hunter Securities from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Cypress Energy Partners (NASDAQ:CELP) was upgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $27.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $24.00.

China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE:CHl) was upgraded by analysts at Mizuho from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

E Commerce China Dangdang Inc (NASDAQ:DANG) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an underweight rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $15.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $7.50.

Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) was upgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank to a buy rating. They currently have GBX 286 ($4.80) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 267 ($4.48).

Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) was upgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from an accumulate rating to a buy rating.

G & K Services (NYSE:GK) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a neutral rating to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $64.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $60.00.

Compressco Partners (NASDAQ:GSJK) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (NYSE:HOT) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. Barclays currently has $89.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $84.00.

Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs to a strong-buy rating. Goldman Sachs currently has GBX 3,980 ($66.77) target price on the stock.

MBIA (NYSE:MBI) was upgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating. BTIG Research currently has $12.00 target price on the stock.

Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Agricole from an underperform rating to an outperform rating.

Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) was upgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee from a neutral rating to a buy rating. They currently have $40.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $32.32.

Sse Plc (LON:SSE) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital to a neutral rating. They currently have GBX 1,500 ($25.16) target price on the stock.

Taubman Centers (NYSE:TCO) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $91.00 target price on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

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