Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, September 15th:

Bemis (NYSE:BMS) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) was upgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $39.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $34.00.

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Petrofac (NASDAQ:POFCY) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating.

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ship Finance is a major shipowning company. Including newbuildings, Ship Finance owns a fleet consisting of vessels, including crude oil tankers (VLCC and Suezmax), oil/bulk/ore vessels, container vessels, dry bulk carriers, jack-up drilling rigs and seismic vessels. The fleet is one of the largest in the world and most of the vessels are employed on medium- or long-term charters. “

Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $47.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Steven Madden, Ltd. designs, sources, markets and sells fashion-forward footwear brands for women, men and children. They distribute products through their retail stores, their e-commerce websites, catalogs and department and specialty store “

Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) was upgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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