Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, August 10th:

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

Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) was upgraded by analysts at Peel Hunt to a buy rating. Peel Hunt currently has GBX 275 ($3.58) target price on the stock.

Cineworld Group plc (LON:CINE) was upgraded by analysts at N+1 Singer to a buy rating. They currently have GBX 770 ($10.03) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 760 ($9.90).

Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSEMKT:CVRS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Digital Power (NYSEMKT:DPW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ:EGLE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

The Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

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

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) (TSE:HYG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LGND) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) (NYSE:MTW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Natural Resource Partners (NYSE:NRP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Natera (NASDAQ:NTRA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ:PRSC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

RWE AG (NASDAQ:RWEOY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. The firm currently has $25.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and transmission as well as the sale and trading of electricity and gas. RWE is also active in the water business in Continental Europe. This integrated business model gives them a good position from which to take advantage of the rising demand for energy. RWE is the biggest power producer in Germany and No. 2 in the UK. RWE continues to expand its position in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Their comprehensive power plant portfolio and investment programme for the modernization and construction of new generation capacity are the basis for growing earnings in the future. RWE’s gas and oil production business is displaying above-average growth. In light of ever-higher global demand, RWE will steadily increase the share of gas it produces in-house. “

Salem Media Group (NASDAQ:SALM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

SINO BIOPHARMACEUT HKD0.025 (NASDAQ:SBMFF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $1.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited researches, develops, produces and sells biopharmaceutical products for the medical treatment of ophthalmia, as well as modernized Chinese medicine and chemical medicine for the treatment of hepatitis. Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited is headquartered in Wanchai, Hong Kong. “

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in private middle-market companies. “

SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ:SHEN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $79.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS is the world’s largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components. In addition to its Kansas facility, Spirit has operations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla., Prestwick, Scotland, and Samlesbury, England. In the U.S., Spirit’s core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America and Europe. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus. “

Supreme Industries (NYSE:STS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Summit Materials (NYSE:SUM) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (NYSE:TPVG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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