Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, August 25th:

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) was upgraded by analysts at KeyCorp to an overweight rating. The firm currently has $52.00 price target on the stock.

CNOOC Limited (NYSE:CEO) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) was upgraded by analysts at KeyCorp to an overweight rating. They currently have $46.00 target price on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) was upgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc. to a buy rating. They currently have $95.00 price target on the stock.

Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating. They currently have $15.00 price target on the stock.

Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to an outperform rating. They currently have $10.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $9.00.

FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $37.00 target price on the stock.

FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to a buy rating. They currently have $37.00 target price on the stock.

The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) was upgraded by analysts at Drexel Hamilton from a hold rating to a buy rating.

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $275.00 target price on the stock.

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a hold rating. The firm currently has $5.00 price target on the stock.

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating. The firm currently has $5.00 target price on the stock.

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $33.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $25.00.

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a buy rating. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has $25.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $33.00.

Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) was upgraded by analysts at Summit Redstone from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating. The firm currently has $14.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $13.50.

Transocean (NYSE:RIG) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating. They currently have $11.00 target price on the stock.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) was upgraded by analysts at Wedbush from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) was upgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating. They currently have $37.00 target price on the stock.

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a neutral rating to a positive rating. UBS AG currently has $74.00 price target on the stock.

Sequans Communications (NYSE:SQNS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sequans Communications S.A., operates as a fabless designer, developer and supplier of 4G semiconductor solutions for wireless broadband applications. Solutions offered by the Company include baseband processor and radio frequency, or RF, transceiver integrated circuits, or ICs, along with signal processing techniques, algorithms and software stacks. Its solutions can be applied in devices like: smartphones; USB dongles; portable routers; embedded wireless modems for laptops, netbooks, tablets, and other consumer multimedia and industrial devices; consumer premises equipment, or CPE, such as residential gateways; and basestations. Sequans Communications S.A. is based in Paris, France. “

Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Shutterstock, Inc. is a global marketplace for digital imagery. It provides licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations and videos to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. The Company’s online marketplace provides a freely searchable library of commercial digital images that the users can pay to license, download and incorporate into their work. Shutterstock, Inc. is headquartered in New York. “

State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “State Auto Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company, which engages, through its subsidiaries, primarily in the property and casualty insurance business. The company’s principal subsidiary is State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company. State Auto P&C is a regional insurer engaged primarily in writing personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, commercial multi-peril, workers’ compensation and fire insurance. “

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Starwood Property Trust, Inc. is a newly formed company that is focused primarily on originating, investing in, financing and managing commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. Starwood Property Trust, Inc. will be externally managed and advised by SPT Management, LLC, an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group and intends to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes. “

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) was upgraded by analysts at Needham & Company LLC from an underperform rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “We are upgrading SYK shares to Hold from Underperform since our thesis is not playing out as expected. SYK also announced a voluntary product recall and ship hold in its Sage Products business earlier this week. The recall was due to a cross-contamination issue with its Oral Care products and the ship hold was due to a new test required by the FDA.””

Synaptics (NASDAQ:SYNA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Synaptics is a leader in designing and marketing human interface solutions such as touchpads for notebook computers, capactive touch screen controllers for handsets and biometric fingerprint sensors for mobile devices. “

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $233.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Teleflex Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies single-use medical devices for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications worldwide. The company offers its products to hospitals and healthcare providers through its direct sales force and distributors. Teleflex was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania. “

Vmware (NYSE:VMW) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Wayfair (NYSE:W) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $78.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $75.00.