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Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Tuesday, September 2nd:

AEGON (NYSE:AEG) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

ATS Automation Tooling Systems (TSE:ATA) was upgraded by analysts at TD Securities to a buy rating. They currently have C$16.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of C$15.00.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $33.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We are upgrading CENX to Overweight and introducing our PT at $33 (up 106% vs. our previous base case). Our upgrade is based on 69% upward revision to our 2015e EBITDA on stronger pricing & mix. We see $4/share of incremental value from mix improvement, $3 from growth, and $1 from cost cutting opportunities, not currently priced in shares. We estimate 2015e FCF at $3.68/sh, leaving sufficient cash to invest in low-capex growth/mix improvement opportunities and capital return (share buyback or special dividend). Our bull case is at $50 on higher EBITDA (73% above base case).”

China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE:CHl) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $39.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Halcon Resources Corp (NYSE:HK) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie to an outperform rating.

Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

OMV AG (NASDAQ:OMVKY) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs from a sell rating to a buy rating.

Panasonic (NASDAQ:PCRFY) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Agricole from a sell rating to a buy rating.

The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs from a neutral rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $28.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $27.00.

RCS Capital Corp (NASDAQ:RCAP) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $15.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $11.00.

Statoil ASA(ADR) (NYSE:STO) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Swatch Group Ag (NASDAQ:SWGAY) was upgraded by analysts at Renaissance Capital from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Volkswagen AG (NASDAQ:VLKAY) was upgraded by analysts at BNP Paribas from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $64.00 target price on the stock.

Weir Group Plc (NASDAQ:WEIGF) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Zulily (NYSE:ZU) was upgraded by analysts at CRT Capital from a fair value rating to a buy rating. They currently have $41.00 target price on the stock.

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