Research Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, October 12th:

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

City Holding (NASDAQ:CHCO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Conduent (NASDAQ:CNDT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Castlight Health, inc. (NYSE:CSLT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

GDS Holdings Ltd – (NYSE:GDS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Globalstar (NYSEMKT:GSAT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEMKT:GSV) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) (TSE:MUX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “U.S. GOLD CORP. is primarily engaged in the precious metal mining business in the continental United States, however, it may also evaluate properties outside the United States. “

Noodles & (NASDAQ:NDLS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Noodles & Company is a fast casual restaurant which offers lunch and dinner. It serves noodles, pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches, cheese, meatballs and beverages. The company operates in the United States. Noodles & Company is based in Broomfield, Colorado. “

Ingevity Corp (NASDAQ:NGVT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

NantHealth (NYSE:NH) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $4.50 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Nant Health, LLC is a personalized healthcare company which enable improved patient outcomes and treatment decisions for critical illnesses. The company developed an adaptive learning system, CLINICS, which includes its unique software, middleware and hardware systems infrastructure that collects, indexes, analyzes and interprets of molecular, clinical, operational and financial data points derived from novel and traditional sources. Nant Health, LLC is based in CULVER CITY, United States. “

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Nuance Communications, Inc. is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. “

InVitae Corp (NASDAQ:NVTA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Polar Capital Holdings plc (LON:POLR) was upgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to a buy rating. They currently have GBX 560 ($7.36) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 480 ($6.31).

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

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co to an overweight rating. The firm currently has GBX 810 ($10.65) target price on the stock.

Windstream Holdings (NYSE:WIN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Yintech Investment Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:YIN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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