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Analysts’ upgrades for Monday, August 18th:

Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $15.90 price target on the stock.

ARAMARK Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:ARMK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $30.60 target price on the stock.

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $70.20 target price on the stock.

Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $227.50 target price on the stock.

Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America from an underperform rating to a buy rating. Bank of America currently has $92.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $82.00.

Consolidated Water Co. (NASDAQ:CWCO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $12.60 price target on the stock.

Cyan (NASDAQ:CYNI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $4.50 price target on the stock.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) was upgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee from a neutral rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $26.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $58.00.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $69.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $60.00.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) was upgraded by analysts at Johnson Rice from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

DTS (NASDAQ:DTSI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $23.00 target price on the stock.

Equal Energy (NYSE:ENT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $12.80 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 $30.90 target price on the stock.

Independence Realty Trust (NYSE:IRT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $10.80 target price on the stock.

Lantronix (NASDAQ:LTRX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $1.90 price target on the stock.

NeoPhotonics Corp (NASDAQ:NPTN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $2.80 price target on the stock.

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America to a buy rating.

Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $14.40 price target on the stock.

TransMontaigne Partners L.P. (NYSE:TLP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $44.00 target price on the stock.

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