Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, July 19th:

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (NYSE:ACH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Brf (NYSE:BRFS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

China Mobile (Hong Kong) (NYSE:CHL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) was upgraded by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. Telsey Advisory Group currently has $440.00 target price on the stock.

Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:CORR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Denison Mines Corp (NYSEMKT:DNN) (TSE:DML) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Ebix (NASDAQ:EBIX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Enzo Biochem (NYSE:ENZ) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE:FLY) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Frontline (NYSE:FRO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

General Growth Properties (NYSE:GGP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Globant (NYSE:GLOB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) was upgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:HLT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Industrias Bachoco, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:IBA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ:IPCC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $25.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “KAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORPORATION was formed to effect a business combination with a suitable operating business in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries. Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a leading North American producer of kraft paper and inflatable dunnage bags. The Company is the parent corporation of KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation which includes a paper mill in Roanoke Rapids, NC, and RideRite, an inflatable dunnage bag manufacturer in Fordyce, AR. “

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $13.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is a specialized National Security Technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security priorities. Kratos’ core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. “

Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Lear Corporation is a leading global supplier of automotive seating systems, electrical distribution systems and electronics. The seating segment consists of the manufacture, assembly and supply of vehicle seating requirements. The Company produces seat systems for automobiles and light trucks that are fully assembled and ready for installation. The electrical and electronic segment consists of the manufacture, assembly and supply of electrical and electronic systems and components for the vehicle. The Company is able to provide its customers with engineering and design solutions and manufactured systems, modules and components that optimally integrate the electrical distribution system of wiring, terminals and connectors, junction boxes and electronic modules within the overall architecture of the vehicle. Lear Corporation is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. “

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants specializes in flame-grilled chicken in a variety of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. “

Macy’s (NYSE:M) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Macerich Company (The) (NYSE:MAC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

MAG Silver Corp (NYSE:MAG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $15.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “MAG is focused on district scale projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. Our mission is to become one of the premier companies in the Silver Mining Industry. MAG and its partner, Industrias Penoles, are delineating a significant new silver vein discovery on the Juanicipio Joint Venture in Zacatecas State, Mexico. MAG is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “

Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

MEI Pharma (NASDAQ:MEIP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $3.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “MEI Pharma, Inc. is an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapeutics targeting cancer metabolism. The Company is focused on the clinical development of its two lead isoflavone-based drug candidates, ME-143 and ME-344. MEI Pharma, Inc., formerly known as Marshall Edwards, Inc., is based in San Diego. “

Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Magic Software Enterprises, a member of the Formula Group, develops, markets and supports software development and deployment technology that enables enterprises to accelerate the process of building and deploying applications that can be rapidly customized and integrated with existing systems. Magic technology, applications and professional services are available through a global network of subsidiaries, distributors and Magic solutions partners. (PRESS RELEASE) “

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE:MMI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $15.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. These facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, regional and community hospitals, women’s and children’s hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and other single-discipline healthcare facilities, such as heart hospitals, orthopedic hospitals and cancer centers. “

MedEquities Realty Trust (NYSE:MRT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. owns, develops, operates, leases and disposes healthcare properties and portfolios. It operates primarily in Texas, California, Nevada and South Carolina. MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. is based in Nashville, Tennessee. “

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. is a healthcare information technology company. It engages in providing integrated suite of proprietary web-based solutions, together with related business services, to healthcare providers practicing in ambulatory care settings. The Company offers revenue cycle, practice management services, patient scheduling, automated appointment reminders, e-prescribing, lab connectivity, and real-time insurance eligibility verification. Transcription Billing, Corp. is headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. “

Matador Resources (NYSE:MTDR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $2.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Microvision, Inc. develops information display and related technologies that allow electronically generated images and information to be projected onto a viewer’s eye. They defined three distinct business platforms relating to the delivery of images and information in this manner: Retinal Scanning Displays, Imaging Solutions, Optical Material technology. “

NeoGenomics (NASDAQ:NEO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

ObsEva SA (NASDAQ:OBSV) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ObsEva SA is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for woman’s reproductive health and pregnancy. ObsEva SA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. “

Olympus Corp. (OTCMKTS:OCPNY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OLYMPUS CORPORATION is a Japan-based company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and selling of precision machineries and instruments. The businesses of the Company include Imaging System Business, Medical Systems Business, Life Science Business, Information and Communication Business, and Others Business. Olympus has always been a company that makes people’s dreams come true through innovative products. Olympus cameras have always been at the leading edge of innovation. “

OncoCyte Corp (NYSE:OCX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “OncoCyte Corporation is primarily focused on the development of novel, non-invasive blood and urine diagnostic tests for detection of cancer. OncoCyte Corporation is based in Alameda, California. “

OneMain Holdings (NYSE:OMF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $29.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “OneMain Holdings Inc. is a consumer financial services holding company. The Company’s operating segments consists of Consumer and Insurance, Acquisitions and Servicing and Real Estate. OneMain Holdings Inc., formerly known as Springleaf Holdings, Inc. is based in Evansville, United States. “

Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Spark Therapeutics, Inc. offers gene therapy. The Company’s product candidate consist of SPK-RPE65, SPK-CHM, SPK-FIX which are in different clinical phases, for the treatment of additional blinding conditions, hematologic disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Spark Therapeutics, Inc. is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “

Par Pacific Holdings (NASDAQ:PARR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a strong-buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $21.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. The company’s operating segment consists of refining, retail and logistics. It also markets and distributes crude oil from the Western United States and Canada to refining hubs in the Midwest, Gulf Coast, East Coast and to Hawaii. Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., formerly known as Par Petroleum Corporation, is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “

Verifone Systems (NYSE:PAY) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $68.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Pegasystems Inc. is a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management software that enables transaction-intensive organizations to manage a broad array of customer interactions. Their software enables organizations to deliver high-quality, consistent customer service across today’s preferred interaction channels, from the traditional call center environment to Internet self-service. The company’s customers represent a wide range of industries, including banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare management, and telecommunications. “

Pfenex (NYSEMKT:PFNX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $5.25 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Pfenex Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing and commercializing proteins. The company’s lead product candidate is PF582, a biosimilar candidate to Lucentis, for the potential treatment of patients with retinal diseases. It leverages its Pf?nex Expression Technology (TM) platform to build a pipeline of product candidates and preclinical products under development including other biosimilars, as well as vaccines, generics and next generation biologics. Pfenex Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California. “

Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $102.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures snowmobiles, all terrain vehicles, motorcycles and personal watercraft and markets them, together with related replacement parts, garments and accessories through dealers and distributors. The company’s line of all terrain vehicles consist of fourteen models includes general purpose, sport and four-wheel drive utility models. The company produces a full line of snowmobiles, consisting of thirty-three models, ranging from utility and economy models to performance and competition models. “

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Plug Power Inc. is a leading provider of alternative energy technology focused on the design, development, commercialization and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems used primarily for the material handling and stationary power market. They are focused on proton exchange membrane, or PEM, fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies, and associated hydrogen storage and dispensing infrastructure from which multiple products are available. They sell and continue to develop fuel cell product solutions to replace lead-acid batteries in material handling vehicles and industrial trucks for some of North America’s largest distribution and manufacturing businesses. Their current product line includes: GenDrive, GenFuel, GenCare, ReliOn, and GenKey. “

PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Prothena Corporation PLC (NASDAQ:PRTA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Qiagen N.V. (NASDAQ:QGEN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Radiant Logistics (NASDAQ:RLGT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $6.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Radiant Logistics is executing a strategy to build a global transportation and supply chain management company through organic growth and the strategic acquisition of regional best-of-breed non- asset based transportation and logistics providers to offer its customers domestic and international freight forwarding and an expanding array of value added supply chain management services, including asset recovery and reverse logistics, order fulfillment, inventory management and warehousing. “

RigNet (NASDAQ:RNET) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “RigNet, Inc is engaged in providing data network infrastructure serving the remote communications needs of the oil and gas industry. The Company delivers voice, data, video and other value-added services such as real-time management services through a Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching, or IP/MPLS, global network. RigNet operates its business through three reportable segments: eastern hemisphere, western hemisphere and U.S. land. The eastern hemisphere segment provides services outside USA in the eastern part; western hemisphere provides services outside USA in the western part; while the U.S. land segment offers services to facilities located onshore in North America. RigNet, Inc is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “

Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Resource Capital Corp. is a specialty finance company that began operations in March and intends to qualify to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. RCC invests in a combination of real estate-related assets and, to a lesser extent, higher-yielding commercial finance assets, targeting the following asset classes commercial real estate-related assets such as B notes, mezzanine debt and commercial mortgage-backed securities; residential real estate-related assets such as residential mortgage-backed securities; and commercial finance assets such as other asset-backed securities, syndicated bank loans, equipment leases, trust preferred securities and private equity investments principally issued by financial institutions. “

Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY) (TSE:RY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $84.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “ROYAL BANK of Canada operate under the master brand name of RBC. They are Canada’s largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. They provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services on a global basis. They have employee approximately Seventy Thousant full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 36 other countries. “

Strongbridge Biopharma PLC (NASDAQ:SBBP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $7.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Strongbridge Biopharma PLC is a biopharmaceutical company which develops, acquires and commercializes product candidates that target rare diseases. Its product candidate consists of COR-003, is a cortisol inhibitor, for the treatment of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome, COR-004 and COR-005 to treat acromegaly, BP-2001, the treatment of diabetes which are in different clinical trial. Strongbridge Biopharma PLC is based in Trevose, Pennsylvania. “

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

Spectris Plc (NASDAQ:SEPJY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $17.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Spectris Plc manufactures, develops and supplies industrial automation equipment. The company comprises Materials Analysis segment, Test & Measurement segment, In-Line Instrumentation segment and Industrial Controls segment. The Materials Analysis segment provides products to determine structure, composition, quantity and quality of particles and materials. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement and analysis equipment and software for product design, manufacturing control and environmental monitoring systems. The In-line Instrumentation segment provides process analytical measurement, asset monitoring and on-line controls for both primary processing and the converting industries. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions which monitor, control, inform, track and trace during the production process. Spectris Plc is headquartered in Egham, the United Kingdom. “

SINOPEC Shangai Petrochemical (NYSE:SHI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Sky Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:SKYS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. is a global independent power producer. It develops, owns and operates solar parks. The Company is focused on the downstream solar market and has developed projects in Asia, South America, Europe, North America and Africa. It also sells solar energy systems, including pipelines to utility companies, independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other solar energy system owners. The Company is involved in the engineering design; construction contracting and management; and procurement of PV modules, balance-of-system components, and other components, as well as building and transferring solar parks. Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. is based in Central, Hong Kong. “

U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Snap-On (NYSE:SNA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Soco International (NASDAQ:SOCLF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SOCO International plc is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Its properties located in Vietnam, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. SOCO International plc is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. “

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) was upgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $60.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $55.00.

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ:SPNS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SAPIENS INTL NV is a leading global provider of proven IT solutions that modernize business processes and enable insurance organizations and other leading companies to adapt quickly to change. Serving as consultants and advisors, Sapiens works with companies to analyze their current systems and develop a blueprint for aligning technology with business goals. The company focuses on delivering innovative solutions that allow companies to build on existing IT assets. “

Staffing 360 Solutions (NASDAQ:STAF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. is engaged in a global buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of staffing organizations in the US and the UK. Through both organic growth and acquisitions, the Company provides permanent placement services in the finance and accounting, administrative, engineering and IT staffing space. Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in New York, with its UK headquarters in London. “

SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $12.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SunCoke Energy, Inc is a producer of metallurgical coke in the Americas. The Company acquires, owns, and operates the coke making and coal mining operations. Its coke making facilities are in the United States and Brazil. “

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) (TSE:TD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $57.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Toronto Dominion Bank is a Canadian chartered bank and offers a wide range of business and consumer services. These services include checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgage and student loans,trusts, wills, estate planning,investment management services and financial and advisory services. “

Tidewater (NYSE:TDW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $1.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Tidewater, Inc. owns and operates one of the world’s largest fleets serving the international offshore energy industry. Tidewater vessels can be found in virtually every area of the world where there is significant oil and gas exploration, development or production. These provide a wide range of services including: transporting crews and supplies between the mainland and offshore locations; towing and positioning mobile drilling rigs; assisting in offshore construction projects; and a variety of specialized services including cable laying and 3-D seismic work. “

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) was upgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company from an underperform rating to a market perform rating.

Tenaris (NYSE:TS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

USD Partners (NYSE:USDP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) was upgraded by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) was upgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Winnebago Industries (NYSE:WGO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

58.com (NYSE:WUBA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE:ZAYO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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