Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, August 31st:

Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $108.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “CURTISS-WRIGHT CORP. produces precision components for the aerospace, industrial and marine companies. Aerospace components consist of control and actuation systems. Co. also provides shot-perring & heat treating for industrial markets and the target rock subsidiary produces engineered valves for the United States Navy. “

Corrections Corp. of America (NYSE:CXW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $30.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “CoreCivic, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which provides correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities. It designs, constructs, owns, manages and renovates jails, prisons, government agencies and inmate transportation companies. CoreCivic, Inc., formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America, is based in Nashville, Tennessee. “

CyberAgent (NASDAQ:CYGIY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CyberAgent Inc. provides internet services. Its business portfolio includes blog media website, internet ad business, game services and investment development business for smartphones and PC. CyberAgent Inc. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

Countrywide (NASDAQ:CYWDF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Countrywide plc provides property services which includes estate agency and lettings network. The company’s business unit consists of Retail, London, B2B and Financial Services. Countrywide plc is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom. “

Diamcor Mining (NASDAQ:DMIFF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Diamcor Mining Inc. is a diamond mining company. It focused on the identification, acquisition and operation of diamond projects which consists of Krone-Endora at Venetia Project. Diamcor Mining Inc. is headquartered in Kelowna, Canada. “

Dominos Pizza UK & IRL Plc (NASDAQ:DPUKY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $8.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Domino’s Pizza Group plc owns, operates, and franchises Dominos Pizza. It operates primarily in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. Domino’s Pizza Group plc is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom. “

DAQO New Energy Corp. (NYSE:DQ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $28.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Daqo New Energy Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of high-quality polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers. The polysilicon is further processed into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. Daqo New Energy Corp., formerly known as Mega Stand International Limited, is headquartered in Wanzhou, The People’s Republic of China. “

Daiwa Securities Group (OTCMKTS:DSEEY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $6.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Daiwa Securities Group Inc. is engaged in providing comprehensive financial services by operating in businesses such as retail and wholesale securities, investment, asset management, as well as system support and research services. Daiwa offers consulting and online trading and handling a complete spectrum of financial products and services through its retail business and provides brokerage, investment banking and M&A advisory services through its wholesale business. Its investment business focuses largely on venture capital investments, organizing and managing of private equity funds and conducting direct investments in monetary claims. The Company’s asset management business is involved in creating and managing investment trusts, offering pension fund management and management of REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust). It also offers system-consulting and system-integration service for outside-Group clients. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

Destiny Media Technologies (OTCMKTS:DSNY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $0.25 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Destiny Media Technologies Inc. is a software development company which provides tools that some of the world’s largest media companies use to distribute their content on the Internet. Products include Play MPE, Clipstream and Radio Destiny. The Company develops technologies that allow for the distribution over the Internet of digital media files in either a streaming or digital download format. The technologies are proprietary. The Company operates out of Vancouver, BC, Canada and serves customers predominantly located in the United States and Canada. Destiny operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Destiny Software Productions Inc. and MPE Distribution, Inc. The Company has two main product lines: MPE, which enables content to be transferred permanently to authorized recipients, and Clipstream, an analogous to radio or television where content is streamed to the viewer in a transient manner. “

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $62.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “East West Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for East West Bank, East West Capital Trust I, East West Capital Trust II and Risk Services, Inc. “

FirstCash (NASDAQ:FCFS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $65.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “FirstCash Inc. is an operator of pawn stores. The company focuses on serving cash and credit constrained consumers through its retail pawn locations, which buy and sell jewelry, consumer electronics, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, musical instruments and other merchandise. It operates primarily in the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. FirstCash, Inc., formerly known as First Cash Financial Services Inc., is based in Arlington, United States. “

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $76.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “FBL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. is a holding company and hrough its subsidiaries underwrites, markets and distributes life insurance, annuities, property-casualty insurance and mutual funds to individuals and small businesses in 15 midwestern and western states. The Company has exclusive marketing arrangements with the state Farm Bureau Federations in its territory and targets sales to approximately 700,000 Farm Bureau member families and other rural, small town andsuburban residents through an exclusive agency force. The Company offers a full range of life insurance products. “

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $53.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Fidelity National Title Group, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNT is one of the nation’s largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters. FNT also provides flood insurance, personal lines insurance and home warranty insurance through it specialty insurance business. FNT also is a leading provider of outsourced claims management services to large corporate and public sector entities through its minority-owned subsidiary, Sedgwick CMS. “

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $21.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Federal Signal Corporation is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of safety, signaling and communications equipment, hazardous area lighting, fire rescue products, street sweeping and vacuum loader vehicles, parking control equipment, custom on-premise signage, carbide cutting tools, precision punches and related die components. “

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $4.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “GLU MOBILE INC., is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah’s, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Hong Kong, China, Brazil, Chile, Canada and San Clemente, Calif. “

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