Research Analysts’ Upgrades for January, 24th (ADP, AFH, AMAG, ASPS, AVEO, BEAT, CPLP, EA, EGHT, FOXF)

Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, January 24th:

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Atlas Financial (NASDAQ:AFH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

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

Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

8X8 (NASDAQ:EGHT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Fox Factory (NASDAQ:FOXF) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to LPG producers and users. The Company’s vessels carry various petroleum and petrochemical gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of oil and natural gas. These products are transported in liquefied form in order to reduce their volume and to facilitate their handling. Transportation by sea represents a major element of gas transportation logistics. LPG products have a variety of both industrial and other uses, including transportation, fertilizer production, the manufacture of plastics, space heating, cooking, water heating and process heating. We serve industrial companies, as well as national and independent energy companies and energy traders. “

Golub Capital BDC (NASDAQ:GBDC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Golub Capital BDC Inc. is a business development company that principally invests in senior secured, unitranche, mezzanine and second lien loans of middle-market companies that are, in most cases, sponsored by private equity investors. The Company’s investment activities are managed by its investment adviser, GC Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Golub Capital. “

GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE:GCP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “GCP Applied Technologies Inc. offer specialty construction chemicals and building materials as well as packaging technologies. GCP Applied Technologies Inc. is headquatered Cambridge, Massachusetts. “

Geron (NASDAQ:GERN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Chambers Street Properties is a real estate investment trust. It acquires, owns and operates commercial real estate such as warehouse, logistics properties and office buildings. The Company’s properties are situated primarily in the United States and Europe. Chambers Street Properties is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. “

Hallmark Financial Services (NASDAQ:HALL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “HALLMARK FINANCIAL and its wholly owned subsidiaries engage in the sale of property and casualty insurance products. Their business primarily involves marketing, underwriting and premium financing of non-standard automobile insurance, as well as claims adjusting and other insurance related services. “

Halozyme Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HALO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $21.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. is a therapeutically driven, development stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing recombinant human enzymes for the infertility, ophthalmology, and oncology communities. The company’s broad product development portfolio, including expected near- and long-term product offerings, is based on intellectual property covering the family of human enzymes known as hyaluronidases. The company’s initial products are being developed to offer safer and purer alternatives toexisting slaughterhouse derived extracts that carry risks of pathogen contamination, immunogenicity, and toxicity. The commercialization of Halozyme’s highly versatile enzyme technology within proven markets will enable the company to positively impact the quality of medicine. “

Haynes International (NASDAQ:HAYN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Haynes International, Inc. is a technology-oriented company devoted primarily to the development and manufacture of high-performance nickel- and cobalt-based alloys for service in severe corrosion and high-temperature applications. Superior customer service and technical support are provided worldwide by well-trained professionals within the company. Haynes’ service centers and affiliates have available in-stock sheet, plate, bar, wire, tubing, forging stock, fittings, and flanges. “

H2O INNOVATION (OTCMKTS:HEOFF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “H2O Innovation Inc. designs and provides integrated water treatment solutions based on membrane filtration technology to municipal, energy and natural resources end-users. It designs water treatment systems for the production of drinking water and industrial process water, the reclamation and reuse of water, and the treatment of wastewater, while providing a complete line of specialty chemicals and consumables for membrane filtration and reverse osmosis systems. The Company’s products comprise pressure filters, ultrafiltration systems, NF and RO membranes, and mobile and pilot units; and wastewater treatment solutions comprising Bio-Wheel biological treatment systems, Bio-Brane membrane bioreactors, and BiH2Omobile mobile wastewater treatment systems. It has operations primarily in Canada, the United States, Tunisia, China, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Switzerland, Mexico, Israel, and other countries. H2O Innovation Inc. is headquartered in Quebec City, Canada. “

Heat Biologics (NASDAQ:HTBX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:KLAC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Lands' End (NASDAQ:LE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

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

Michaels Companies (NASDAQ:MIK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Qorvo (NASDAQ:QRVO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Sangamo Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SGMO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

The Stars Group (NASDAQ:TSG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

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

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

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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

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