Stock Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, October 25th:

Ares Management L.P. (NYSE:ARES) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

BPC Acquisition Corp (NYSE:BERY) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

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

Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $13.00 target price on the stock. 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. “

LATAM Airlines Group (NYSE:LTM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “LATAM Airlines Group S.A. offers domestic and international passenger and cargo air services. The Company operates primarily in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe and Latin America. LATAM Airlines Group S.A., formerly known as Lan Chile S.A, is headquartered in Santiago, Chile. “

La-Z-Boy (NYSE:LZB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “La-Z-Boy is the third largest furniture maker in the U.S., the largest reclining-chair manufacturer in the world and America’s largest manufacturer of upholstered furniture. “

La-Z-Boy (NYSE:LZB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “MB Financial, Inc. is a bank holding company which conducts a commercial banking business through Manufacturers Bank. “

Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a strong-buy rating. They currently have $12.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “MOBILE TELE-ADR mission is to build a integrated mobile communications world, which will bring people together, enrich their lives and open up new horizons, both at work and at home. They will do this by Anticipating on and understanding of our customers’ needs, employing experienced, qualified and highly motivated personnel, introducing new technologies, and enhancing our company’s development. “

Momo (NASDAQ:MOMO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $35.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Momo Inc. provides mobile-based social networking platform primarily in the Peoples Republic of China. Its platform includes mobile applications and related features, functionalities, tools and services. The Company offers two types of mobile game services non-exclusive mobile game services and exclusive mobile game services. It also provides membership subscription and other services which include paid emoticons and mobile marketing services. Momo Inc. is headquartered in Beijing, the Peoples Republic of China. “

MidSouth Bancorp (NYSE:MSL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $15.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “MIDSOUTH BANCORP, INC. is a bank holding company engaged in general banking business. “

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. The firm currently has $264.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vail Resorts, Inc. is one of the leading resort operators in North America. The company’s operations are grouped into two segments, Resort and Real Estate. In the company’s Resort segment, they own and operate resort properties which provide a comprehensive resort experience throughout the year to a diverse clientele with an attractive demographic profile. The company’s Real Estate segment develops, buys and sells real estate in and around the their resort communities. “

Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The Company has five reportable segments: Specialty Minerals, Refractories, Performance Materials, Construction Technologies and Energy Services. “

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

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NASDAQ:RRTS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Tailored Brands (NASDAQ:TLRD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Valhi (NYSE:VHI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Vince Holding Corp. (NYSE:VNCE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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