Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, December 6th:

American International Group (NYSE:AIG) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Antero Midstream GP (NYSE:AMGP) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) was upgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Carnival (NYSE:CCL) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating.

Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) was upgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from an underperform rating to a market perform rating.

Easyjet (OTCMKTS:ESYJY) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from an underweight rating to an overweight rating.

Gas Natural SDG (OTCMKTS:GASNY) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a hold rating to a buy rating.

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

National Grid Transco (NYSE:NGG) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Red Electrica Corporacion (OTCMKTS:RDEIY) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a hold rating to a buy rating.

RWS (LON:RWS) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to an add rating. The firm currently has GBX 490 ($6.59) price target on the stock.

Sumco (OTCMKTS:SUOPY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $56.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Sumco Corporation manufactures and sells silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry. It offers monocrystalline ingots, polished wafers, annealed wafers, epitaxial wafers, junction isolated wafers, silicon-on-insulator wafers, and reclaimed polished wafers. The company operates primarily in Japan, North America, Asia and Europe. Sumco Corporation is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $44.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Stock Yards Bancorp Inc. is a bank holding company. Its main subsidiary is Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company. The company provides banking, trust, investment management, private banking, and brokerage services. It operates in and around Louisville, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati. Stock Yards Bancorp Inc. is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. “

Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $15.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., operating through its subsidiaries, including Carrols Corporation, is one of the largest restaurant companies in the United States. The Company operates three restaurant brands in the quick-casual and quick-service restaurant segments with over five hundred company-owned and operated restaurants in 16 states, and several franchised restaurants in the United States, Puerto Rico and Ecuador. Carrols Restaurant Group owns and operates two Hispanic Brand restaurants, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana. It is also the largest Burger King franchisee, based on number of restaurants, and has operated Burger King restaurants since 1976. “

Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:TELNY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Telenor ASA is a leading telecommunications company in Norway, which is among the most advanced telecommunications markets in the world. It is a provider of mobile communications services worldwide. The Company has four segments: mobile communication, fixed line communication, TV-based activities (Broadcast), and others. The Telenor Group is dynamic and flexible in its business approach, always exploring new markets and new technologies to make long-term investments. This is part of the reason why Telenor has grown from a national telephone service company in Norway to one of the world’s largest mobile provider. The Telenor Group is now a driving force in the industry, engaging in pioneering research and technology development and other areas that are important to develop the core business of Telenor further. “

Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $25.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Titan Machinery represents a diversified mix of agricultural, construction, and consumer products dealerships located in the upper Midwest. Their Shared Resource Headquarters is located in the heart of the Red River Valley in Fargo, ND. Titan Machinery is a dealer for Case IH, Case Construction, New Holland, and New Holland Construction. Titan Machinery also represents shortline equipment to meet specialized customer demand and niche product needs. “

Tandem Diabetes Care (NASDAQ:TNDM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $2.75 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is a medical device company. The Company designs, develops, and commercializes products for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. Its products include t:slim Insulin Delivery System. Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California. “

Ternium (NYSE:TX) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

United Utilities Group (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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