Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, October 11th:

Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:AMPE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

CVR Refining, (NYSE:CVRR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Diamondrock Hospitality (NYSE:DRH) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $12.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate company that owns, acquires and invests in upper upscale and upscale hotel properties located primarily in North America. To a lesser extent, it may invest, on a selective basis, in premium limited-service and extended-stay hotel properties in urban locations. The Company has a strategic acquisition sourcing relationship with Marriott International. “

Electrolux AB (NASDAQ:ELUXY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $77.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Electrolux AB manufactures appliances and outdoor and industrial products. The Company produces household and commercial appliances, vacuum cleaners and other floor care machines, sewing machines, chain saws, lawn mowers, weed eaters, aluminum extrusions, conveyor systems and archive systems and recycles scrap metals and waste paper. Products are sold in Europe, North America and Asia. “

H. B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “H.B. Fuller Company is a worldwide manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants, coatings, paints and other specialty chemical products. The company’s largest worldwide business category is adhesives, sealants and coatings. These products are sold to customers in a wide range of industries, including packaging, woodworking, automotive, aerospace, graphic arts (books/magazines), appliances, filtration, windows, sporting goods, nonwovens, shoes and ceramic tile. “

Galapagos NV (NASDAQ:GLPG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Galapagos NV is a biotechnology company. The Company’s operating segment consists of Research and Development and Services. Research and Development segment is engaged in the discovery and development of small molecules. Services segment offers drug discovery products and services. Its products include GLPG0634 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, GLPG1205/GLPG1690 for treating inflammatory bowel disease, GSK2586184 for the treatment of chronic immuno-inflammatory diseases and GLPG0974, to prevent free fatty acid-induced activation and migration of neutrophils which are in different clinical trial. Galapagos NV is headquartered in Mechelen, Belgium. “

HC2 Holdings (NASDAQ:HCHC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a holding company which seeks to acquire and grow attractive businesses. The company’s operating segments consists of Manufacturing, Marine Services, Insurance, Utilities, Telecommunications, Life Sciences and Other. Its operating subsidiaries consists of Schuff International Inc., is a steel fabricator and erector primarily in the United States and Global Marine Systems Limited, provider of engineering and underwater services on submarine cables. HC2 Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in New York. “

Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (NYSE:HHC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Howard Hughes Corporation operates as a real estate company engaged in the development of master planned communities and other strategic real estate development opportunities across the United States. The Company operates its business in two lines of business: Master Planned Communities and Strategic Development. Its Master Planned Communities segment consists of the development and sale of residential and commercial land, primarily in large-scale projects in and around Columbia, Maryland; Houston, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nevada. Its Strategic Development segment is made up of near, medium and long-term real estate properties and development projects. Howard Hughes Corporation is headquartered in Wacker Drive, Chicago. “

Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $32.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The company owns and leases hotels to unaffiliated hotel operators. The company’s principal strategy is to expand its investments in hotels and to set minimum rents which produce income in excess of the company’s cost of raising capital. The company seeks to provide capital to unaffiliated hotel operators who wish to divest their properties while remaining in the hotel business as tenants and in doing so, ensure stability of cash flow through dependable and diversified revenue sources. “

Chipmos Technologies (NASDAQ:IMOS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. is a semiconductor service company. It provides testing services for liquid crystal display drivers, high density memory and mixed-signal semiconductors. The company operates primarily in Taiwan, Singapore, the United States, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and other countries. ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC., formerly known as ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES LTD., is headquartered in Taiwan. “

j2 Global (NASDAQ:JCOM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $45.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Korn/Ferry International is the world’s leading and largest executive recruitment firm with the broadest global presence in the executive recruitment industry. KFY provides executive recruitment services exclusively on a retained basis and serve the global recruitment needs of our clients from middle to executive management. KFY’s clients are many of the world’s largest and most prestigious public and private companies, middle-market and emerging growth companies as well as governmental and not-for-profit organizations. “

Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Summit Midstream Partners, (NYSE:SMLP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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