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Analysts’ upgrades for Tuesday, August 19th:

Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) was upgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from a hold rating to an accumulate rating.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Zacks currently has $36.00 target price on the stock. Zacks’ analyst wrote, “We are raising Cooper Tire to Outperform, based on its high-performance products and improving business operations since the termination of the Apollo Tyres merger agreement. The accelerated share repurchase program is also expected to have a positive impact on future earnings per share. The company reported earnings per share of $0.59 in the second quarter of 2014, which lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.80. However, earnings improved from $0.55 in the prior-year quarter. Revenues rose 1% year over year to $889 million, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $870 million as well. “

Delek US Holdings (NYSE:DK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $35.90 price target on the stock.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet to a buy rating.

Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating. Barclays currently has $82.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $50.00.

Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The firm currently has $15.70 price target on the stock.

Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet to a hold rating.

Geopark Limited (NASDAQ:GPRK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $11.20 price target on the stock.

Kemper Corp. (NASDAQ:KMPR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $36.90 target price on the stock.

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. Zacks currently has $11.50 price target on the stock.

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

Timken (NYSE:TKR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $47.10 target price on the stock.

Domtar Corp (NYSE:UFS) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America from an underperform rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $45.00 target price on the stock.

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