Research Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, September 1st:

B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

CMC Markets Plc (LON:CMCX) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley to an overweight rating. Morgan Stanley currently has GBX 180 ($2.33) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 178 ($2.30).

Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Innovus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INNV) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company. It delivers non-prescription medicine and consumer care products to improve men’s and women’s health and vitality. It has a robust portfolio of sexual dysfunction treatments, cough, cold, respiratory disease treatments and pain management medication, as well as skin care products. Its male and female sexual health and vitality products include Zestra (R) to increase desire, arousal, and satisfaction in women; EjectDelay (R) for treating premature ejaculation; Sensum+ (TM) that increases penile sensitivity; Zestra Glide (R); and Vesele (R) to maximize nitric oxide beneficial effects on sexual functions and brain health. Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in San Diego, California. “

Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $44.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Inter Parfums, Inc. is a world-wide provider of prestige perfumes and mass market perfumes and cosmetics. They operate in the fragrance and cosmetic industry, specializing in prestige perfumes and mass market perfumes and cosmetics. “

Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Jagged Peak Energy Inc. is an oil and natural gas company. It focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Southern Delaware Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin of West Texas. Jagged Peak Energy Inc. is based in Denver, United States. “

Kao Corp. (OTCMKTS:KCRPY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $69.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “KAO Corp ADR, based in Japan, is a leading global company in consumer products for personal and home care. “

Key Energy Services (NYSE:KEG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Key Energy Services, Inc. is an onshore, rig-based well servicing contractor. The company’s services include drilling and workover rigs, coiled tubing, frac stack and well testing, fluid services, onshore and deepwater fishing and rental services. It operates primarily in United States, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, the Middle East and Russia. Key Energy Services, Inc. is headquatered in Houston, Texas. “

Kenon Holdings (NYSE:KEN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Kumba Iron Ore (NASDAQ:KIROY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $5.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Kumba Iron Ore Limited engages in the exploration, extraction, beneficiation, marketing, shipping, and sale of iron ore in South Africa. Its mining assets and natural resources also include platinum group metals and diamonds, copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel and thermal coal. The company has mines in various places like Thabazimbi in Limpopo, Sishen in Northern Cape; and Kolomela mine. It also transports iron ore to its customers in Europe and Asia. Kumba Iron Ore Limited is headquartered in Centurion, South Africa. “

Kerry Group PLC (NASDAQ:KRYAY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $106.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Kerry Group plc provides food ingredients and flavors for the food and beverage industries. Its culinary, dairy, lipid, meat, cereal, sweet and beverage systems and flavors provide product solutions to food manufacturers and foodservice companies. It offers savory ingredients, sweet ingredients, food coating systems, nutritional systems, and specialty protein applications. It also provides prepared meals, soups sauces and dressings, savory snacks, meats, appetizers and side dishes, and dairy products, as well as cereals and bars, ice cream and frozen desserts, bakery products, and confectionery products. In addition, it provides beverage systems and flavors, including soft drinks, alcoholic and nutritional beverages, and tea and coffee products comprising cold/iced tea, cold coffee drinks, hot coffee and tea, tea and coffee mixes, chocolate, cocoa and malt beverages, coffee syrups, and cleaners. Kerry Group plc is headquartered in Tralee, Ireland. “

Lilis Energy (NASDAQ:LLEX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Lilis Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It is engaged in the acquisition, drilling and production of oil and natural gas properties and prospects within the DJ Basin. Lilis Energy, Inc., formerly known as Recovery Energy, Inc., is based in Denver. “

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:NAVB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Silvercorp Metals (NYSEMKT:SVM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

TeliaSonera AB (OTCMKTS:TLSNY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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