Research Analysts’ upgrades for Monday, August 14th:

Antero Midstream GP (NASDAQ:AMGP) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $23.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

StoneCastle Financial Corp (NASDAQ:BANX) was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. JMP Securities currently has $23.00 target price on the stock.

Brixmor Property Group (NYSE:BRX) was upgraded by analysts at Mizuho from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. They currently have $25.00 target price on the stock.

Covenant Transportation Group (NASDAQ:CVTI) was upgraded by analysts at Stephens from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) was upgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from an in-line rating to an outperform rating.

Invitation Home (NYSE:INVH) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $22.00 price target on the stock.

International Paper (NYSE:IP) was upgraded by analysts at DA Davidson from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) was upgraded by analysts at Pivotal Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Pivotal Research currently has $24.00 price target on the stock.

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) was upgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from an in-line rating to an outperform rating.

Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) was upgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating. BTIG Research currently has $100.00 price target on the stock.

NiSource (NYSE:NI) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from an underperform rating to an outperform rating.

NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) was upgraded by analysts at Maxim Group from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $56.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $46.00.

Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) was upgraded by analysts at Argus from a hold rating to a buy rating. Argus currently has $120.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ:SMED) was upgraded by analysts at First Analysis from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $8.00 target price on the stock.

Stag Industrial (NYSE:STAG) was upgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from an in-line rating to an outperform rating.

Toshiba Corp. (OTCMKTS:TOSYY) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from a neutral rating to a buy rating. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has $80.00 target price on the stock.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) was upgraded by analysts at Stephens from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

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