Equities Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, August 23rd:

Archrock Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:APLP) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has $18.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $19.00.

Archrock (NYSE:AROC) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

DSW (NYSE:DSW) was upgraded by analysts at B. Riley from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

E.On Se (NASDAQ:EONGY) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) was upgraded by analysts at First Analysis from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating. First Analysis currently has $128.00 target price on the stock.

OneMain Holdings (NYSE:OMF) was upgraded by analysts at Stephens from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OXLC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Paramount Group (NASDAQ:PGRE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $18.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Paramount Group, Inc. is a real estate investment trust focused on owning, operating and managing Class A office properties. It provides asset management, leasing, acquisitions, redevelopment and financing. The Company owns properties in New York City, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Paramount Group, Inc. is based in the United States. “

Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM) was upgraded by analysts at Mizuho from a neutral rating to a buy rating.