Equities Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, September 13th:

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH) (TSE:AUP) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $6.64 price target on the stock.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE:BHLB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

City Holding (NASDAQ:CHCO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Ciner Resources (NYSE:CINR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Castlight Health, inc. (NYSE:CSLT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Consolidated-Tomoka Land (NYSEMKT:CTO) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a buy rating.

First Hawaiian (NYSE:FHB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) was upgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a hold rating to a buy rating.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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

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

National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE:NBHC) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Park National (NYSEMKT:PRK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Pacific Coast Oil Trust is formed to own interests in properties held by Pacific Coast Energy Company LP which are located in California in the Santa Maria and Los Angeles Basins. Pacific Coast Oil Trust is based in Austin, Texas. “

RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

RWE AG (NASDAQ:RWEOY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $29.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and transmission as well as the sale and trading of electricity and gas. RWE is also active in the water business in Continental Europe. This integrated business model gives them a good position from which to take advantage of the rising demand for energy. RWE is the biggest power producer in Germany and No. 2 in the UK. RWE continues to expand its position in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Their comprehensive power plant portfolio and investment programme for the modernization and construction of new generation capacity are the basis for growing earnings in the future. RWE’s gas and oil production business is displaying above-average growth. In light of ever-higher global demand, RWE will steadily increase the share of gas it produces in-house. “

SCHAEFFLER AG NPV (NON VTG PRF (NASDAQ:SCFLF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Schaeffler AG engages as a supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors. It provides rolling bearing and plain bearing solutions and linear and direct drive technology. The company’s operating segment consists of Automotive and Industrial segments. Automotive segment provides product and service business with customers in the automotive sector. Industrial segment offers product and service business with manufacturers of investment goods. Schaeffler AG is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany. “

SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $3.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “SeaChange International, Inc. develops, markets and supports products to manage, store and distribute digital video for television operators, broadcast and telecommunications companies. The company’s products utilize its proprietary distributed application software and standard industry components to automate the management and distribution of short- and long-form video streams including advertisements, movies, news updates and other video programming requiring precise, accurate and continuous execution. “

Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SGYP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal disorders and diseases. Its lead drug candidate plecanatide is a guanylyl cyclase C receptor agonist, to treat GI disorders, primarily chronic constipation and constipation-predominant- irritable bowel syndrome. It is also engaged in developing receptor agonist for the treatment of gastrointestinal inflammatory diseases, such as ulcerative colitis. Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York. “

Siemens AG (NASDAQ:SIEGY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. The firm currently has $79.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SIEMENS AG-ADR is the world’s largest supplier of products, systems, solutions and services for industrial automation and building technology. This business area includes Automation and Drives Industrial Solutions and Services Siemens Dematic Siemens Building Technologies AG. “

Standard Life PLC Unsponsored ADR (OTCMKTS:SLFPY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Standard Life plc provides asset management and long-term savings solutions. The company’s product and service includes pensions, individual savings accounts, investment bonds and mutual funds. It also offers life assurance, investment trust, wealth management and support services. Standard Life plc is headquartered in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. “

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

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

Visa (NYSE:V) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a sell rating to a hold rating. Vetr currently has $105.08 price target on the stock.

Vale (NYSE:VALE) was upgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a hold rating to a buy rating.

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