Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, August 24th:

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE:AJRD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Assembly Biosciences (NASDAQ:ASMB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Barnes Group (NYSE:B) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Best Buy Co. (NYSE:BBY) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPY) (TSE:BPY.UN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

CoreLogic (NYSE:CLGX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC to a buy rating. Jefferies Group LLC currently has GBX 560 ($7.27) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 500 ($6.49).

Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

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

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Freeport-McMoran (NYSE:FCX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Farmland Partners (NYSE:FPI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a buy rating. They currently have GBX 300 ($3.89) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 285 ($3.70).

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE:GOL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEMKT:GSV) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (NYSE:HASI) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

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

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings (NASDAQ:LIND) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

McCormick & Company, (NYSE:MKC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

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

Nam Tai Property (NYSE:NTP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Paycom Software (NYSE:PAYC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Performance Food Group (NYSE:PFGC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Polar Power (NASDAQ:POLA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Polar Power Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and selling direct current power, systems and cooling systems for telecommunications, military, hybrid power station, DC marine and rapid charging electric vehicle. Its product portfolio includes DC generators, Marine DC generators, DC alternators, Li-ion batteries and generator accessories. Polar Power Inc. is headquatered in Gardena, California. “

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Retrophin (NASDAQ:RTRX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Seadrill Partners (NASDAQ:SDLP) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

TG Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TGTX) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Cimarex Energy (NYSE:XEC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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