Stock Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, September 1st:

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ:ACLS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE:AEL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Aethlon Medical (OTCMKTS:AEMD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

AEterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) (TSE:AEZ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Akzo Nobel (OTCMKTS:AKZOY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Alamo Group (NYSE:ALG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Allison Transmission Holdings (NYSE:ALSN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

American National Bankshares (NASDAQ:AMNB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANTH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp (NYSE:AP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Preferred Apartment Communities (NASDAQ:APTS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE:ARR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Ascent Capital Group (NASDAQ:ASCMA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Atara Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:ATRA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Atento (NYSE:ATTO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Barnes Group (NYSE:B) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Banco De Chile (NYSE:BCH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Macro Bank (NYSE:BMA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Bank of Commerce Holdings (CA) (NASDAQ:BOCH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Bassett Furniture Industries, (NASDAQ:BSET) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

BroadSoft (NASDAQ:BSFT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Citigroup (NYSE:C) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

CACI International (NYSE:CACI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Calix (NYSE:CALX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

CBIZ (NYSE:CBZ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Codexis (NASDAQ:CDXS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

ConforMIS (NASDAQ:CFMS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Sunshine Heart (NASDAQ:CHFS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Chiasma (NASDAQ:CHMA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Coherus BioSciences (NASDAQ:CHRS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Cinedigm Corp (NASDAQ:CIDM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Colliers International Group (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSE:CIGI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Caladrius Biosciences (NASDAQ:CLBS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Cellectar Biosciences (NASDAQ:CLRB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

ClearOne (NASDAQ:CLRO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ:CLSN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Cummins (NYSE:CMI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Cimpress N.V (NASDAQ:CMPR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Commercial National Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CNAF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Concert Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNCE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

China Online Education Group (NYSE:COE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Corium International (NASDAQ:CORI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) (TSE:BCB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Centrica PLC (NASDAQ:CPYYY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Cree (NASDAQ:CREE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Curis (NASDAQ:CRIS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

Camping World Holdings (NYSE:CWH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Changyou.com Limited (NASDAQ:CYOU) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Cytokinetics, (NASDAQ:CYTK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Famous Dave’s of America (NASDAQ:DAVE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Deere & (NYSE:DE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Dupont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Delta Apparel (NYSEMKT:DLA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

DNB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Digital Power (NYSEMKT:DPW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

DAQO New Energy Corp. (NYSE:DQ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

DASAN Zhone Solutions (NASDAQ:DZSI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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

Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

8×8 (NASDAQ:EGHT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EIGR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Ekso Bionics Holdings (NASDAQ:EKSO) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $1.50 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. is engaged in designing, developing and selling wearable robots or exoskeletons for the medical, military, industrial and consumer markets. The company’s operating segment consists of Engineering Services and Medical segments. It operates primarily in North America, Western Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Richmond, California. “

Ellie Mae (NASDAQ:ELLI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Eltek (NASDAQ:ELTK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Eastside Distilling (NASDAQ:ESDI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

EnteroMedics (NASDAQ:ETRM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $18.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Etsy, Inc. offers e-commerce services. It provides online and offline marketplaces to buy and sell goods. The company’s product include art, home and living, mobile accessories, jewelry, wedding, and others. It operates primarily in Berlin, Germany, Dublin, Ireland, Hudson, New York, London, United Kingdom, Melbourne, Australia, Paris, France, San Francisco, California and Toronto, Canada. Etsy, Inc. is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. “

Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Evotec AG (NASDAQ:EVTCY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $43.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “EVOTEC is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs. They have established a powerful platform that is applicable to targets across all therapeutic areas and has specific expertise in the area of Central Nervous System related diseases where it is building a pipeline of drug candidates for partnering. Through research collaborations and proprietary projects They are providing the highest quality research results to its partners in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries “

Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

FARO Technologies (NASDAQ:FARO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

First Connecticut Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Flextronics International (NASDAQ:FLEX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

The First of Long Island Corporation (NASDAQ:FLIC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

First Midwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:FMBI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “FIRST MIDWEST BANCORP, INC. is a multi-bank holding company engaged in commercial banking, trust, investment management, insurance, mortgage origination and servicing activities. “

Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Fox Factory Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:FOXF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Five Prime Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FPRX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSE:FVI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is engaged in the exploration, mining and development of silver and base metal properties in Latin America. Its core assets include the Caylloma Ag-Pb-Zn-Cu Mine located in Arequipa, Peru and the San Jose Ag – Au Project located in Oaxaca, Mexico. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is headquartered in Lima, Peru. “

German American Bancorp (NASDAQ:GABC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP is a multi-bank holding company. Through its subsidiaries, they operate affiliated community banks with banking offices and full-service independent insurance agencies in the eight contiguous Southwestern Indiana counties of Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Perry, Pike andS pencer. Their lines of business include retail and commercial banking, mortgage banking, trust and brokerage services, title insurance, and a full range of personal and corporate property and casualty insurance products. “

Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Gladstone Investment Corporation is an investment company that seeks to make equity-type investments in small and mid-sized private businesses in the U.S. “

Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Gannett Co. (NYSE:GCI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Gigamon (NYSE:GIMO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

GlycoMimetics (NASDAQ:GLYC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Golar LNG Partners (NASDAQ:GMLP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

GSV Capital Corp (NASDAQ:GSVC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Gray Television (NYSE:GTN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWPH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

HCI Group (NYSE:HCI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

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

Hudson Technologies (NASDAQ:HDSN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ:HIIQ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Hill International (NYSE:HIL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics (NASDAQ:HTGM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

US Geothermal (NYSEMKT:HTM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE:HTZ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Hurco Companies (NASDAQ:HURC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (NYSE:HY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Icon Plc (NASDAQ:ICLR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Ieg Holdings Corp (OTCMKTS:IEGH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Inmarsat Plc, London (NASDAQ:IMASY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Independence Realty Trust (NYSE:IRT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

JinkoSolar Holding Company Limited (NYSE:JKS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Johnson Outdoors (NASDAQ:JOUT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Kadant (NYSE:KAI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

KNOT Offshore Partners (NYSE:KNOP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ:LAKE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Lazard (NYSE:LAZ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Ladbrokes PLC (OTC:LDCOY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

SemiLEDS Corporation (NASDAQ:LEDS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Presbia PLC (NASDAQ:LENS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

L-3 Communications Holdings (NYSE:LLL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ:LPTH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NASDAQ:LTEA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Lundin Mining Corp. (OTCMKTS:LUNMF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Remark Media (NASDAQ:MARK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Moleculin Biotech (NASDAQ:MBRX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Mercantile Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:MBWM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MFIN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

MutualFirst Financial (NASDAQ:MFSF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

MacroGenics (NASDAQ:MGNX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

AG Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:MITT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Manning and Napier (NYSE:MN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Model N (NYSE:MODN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Meritor (NYSE:MTOR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

MER Telemanagement Solutions (NASDAQ:MTSL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

North Atlantic Drilling (NYSE:NADL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Newtek Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:NEWT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS:NHYDY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Nikon Corp. (OTCMKTS:NINOY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Neurotrope (OTCMKTS:NTRP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

NVR (NYSE:NVR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE:OCN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

One Liberty Properties (NYSE:OLP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Onconova Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONTX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

OptimizeRx Corp. (OTCMKTS:OPRX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ:ORBC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

On Track Innovations (NASDAQ:OTIV) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

PAVmed (NASDAQ:PAVM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

PBF Energy (NYSE:PBF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) (NASDAQ:PCBK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE:PCG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

PetMed Express (NASDAQ:PETS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

PHH Corp (NYSE:PHH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Prothena Corporation PLC (NASDAQ:PRTA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

PURE Bioscience (OTCMKTS:PURE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Paramount Gold Nevada Corp (NYSEMKT:PZG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE:QHC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Quotient Technology (NYSE:QUOT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Ryder System (NYSE:R) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Rada Electronics Industries Limited (NASDAQ:RADA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Everest Re Group (NYSE:RE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Renren (NYSE:RENN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Rush Enterprises (NASDAQ:RUSHA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

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

Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SEM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

SGOCO Group (NASDAQ:SGOC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

SINOPEC Shangai Petrochemical (NYSE:SHI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Inventure Foods (NASDAQ:SNAK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia (NASDAQ:SONA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

SP Plus Corp (NASDAQ:SP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ:SPNS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Surmodics (NASDAQ:SRDX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

ProNAi Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRRA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Strata Skin Sciences (NASDAQ:SSKN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Stag Industrial (NYSE:STAG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Sun Hung Kai Properties (OTCMKTS:SUHJY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Swift Transportation (NYSE:SWFT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Syncora Holdings (OTCMKTS:SYCRF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Telecom Argentina Stet – France Telecom (NYSE:TEO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Top Image Systems (NASDAQ:TISA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

Grupo Televisa SAB (NYSE:TV) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE:TVPT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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

Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

United American Healthcare Corp. (OTCMKTS:UAHC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

CVR Partners, (NYSE:UAN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

The Ultimate Software Group (NASDAQ:ULTI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

U S Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

usell.com (OTCMKTS:USEL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Nevada Gold & Casinos (NYSEMKT:UWN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:VAC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Veolia Environnement SA (NASDAQ:VEOEY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Vicon Industries (NYSEMKT:VII) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Virco Manufacturing Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Viveve Medical (NASDAQ:VIVE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Versartis (NASDAQ:VSAR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Visualant (OTCMKTS:VSUL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Winland Electronics (OTCMKTS:WELX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Where Food Comes From (OTCMKTS:WFCF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Winnebago Industries (NYSE:WGO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

William Hil Adr (OTCMKTS:WIMHY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating.

White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ:XLRN) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Xencor (NASDAQ:XNCR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ:XNET) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

XO Group (NYSE:XOXO) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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