Analysts’ upgrades for Tuesday, October 17th:

AKO-A (NASDAQ:AKO-A) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

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

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Heritage Insurance Holdings (NYSE:HRTG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

La Jolla Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:LJPC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “LA JOLLA PHARMACEUTICAL CO. is engaged in the research and development of therapeutic products for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. “

Lilis Energy (NASDAQ:LLEX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Lilis Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It is engaged in the acquisition, drilling and production of oil and natural gas properties and prospects within the DJ Basin. Lilis Energy, Inc., formerly known as Recovery Energy, Inc., is based in Denver. “

Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $14.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Permian and Mid-Continent regions of the United States. Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Manitex International (NASDAQ:MNTX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $9.75 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “MANITEX INTERNATIONAL INC is a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom trucks, cranes, rough terrain forklifts, and special mission oriented vehicles. Through their subsidiaries, they manufacture and market a comprehensive line of boom trucks and sign cranes. Their boom trucks and crane products are primarily used in industrial projects, energy exploration and infrastructure development, including roads, bridges, and commercial construction. The Manitex Liftking subsidiary, which includes the Noble forklift product line, manufactures and sells a complete line of rough terrain forklifts and special mission oriented vehicles, as well as other specialized carriers, heavy material handling transporters and steel mill equipment. “

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

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

Store Capital Corp (NYSE:STOR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

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

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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