Stock Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, November 8th:

Aaron’s, (NYSE:AAN) was upgraded by analysts at Loop Capital from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE:AJX) was upgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

Chubb Limited (NYSE:CB) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from an underweight rating to a neutral rating.

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating.

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) was upgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a neutral rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $65.00 target price on the stock.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) was upgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from a sell rating to a hold rating.

The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) was upgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

IZEA (NASDAQ:IZEA) was upgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

PRGX Global (NASDAQ:PRGX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $8.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “PRGX Global, Inc., formerly PRG-Schultz International, Inc., provides audit, analytics, and advisory services in order to improve client financial performance. The Company’s recovery audit services comprise taking client transaction data, transforming it for analysis, identification of errors, and working with vendors or providers to recover overpaid cash. It audits merchandise purchases, accounts payable, lease and property payments, telecom, freight, marketing and media expenses, taxes, import duties, and healthcare claims. The Company’s analytics services include fraud detection and prevention services, such as detecting, deterring, and preventing fraud; custom analytics services, including discovering the value of unstructured data; benchmarking services; and spend analytic services. Its advisory services consist of working capital optimization, enterprise cost reduction, finance transformation, and corporate performance management. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. “

POYDRAS GAMING FIN COM NPV (POST REV SPLIT) (NASDAQ:PYDGF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. is a regional slot route operator. The Company provides slot machines and related capital expenditures to existing casinos, new casino developments and gaming machine suppliers. Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. is based in Vancouver, Canada. “

Paramount Gold Nevada Corp (NYSE:PZG) 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, “Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of gold, silver, and precious metal properties primarily in Mexico. The Company’s primary objective is to explore and develop the San Miguel project. The project is located in Chihuahua, Mexico within the Sierra Madre Occidental gold/silver belt. The company will also continue to explore additional opportunities through joint ventures and acquisitions. The Company’s exploratory activities are concentrated within the San Miguel Groupings. “

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has $70.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $55.00. The analysts wrote, “Take Two reported F2Q18 earnings handily beating Street. Not only did GTA continue strong into the quarter (now expecting FY18 GTA growth), newly released NBA 2K saw better sales, better engagement, and better monetization than the prior year. With recurrent comprising 42% of net sales, TTWO’s model is seeing good leverage with (NG) operating margins of 33%. Management offered updated FY guidance including taking net cash generation up to approximately $300M (from $200M)— for a year without a major non-sport release. This performance is driven by high player engagement with the company’s premium content. With annual earnings volatility decreasing, a growing mobile business, ability to leverage secular tailwinds, and an upcoming mega-year, we are very comfortable reiterating our Outperform rating and $112 PT.””

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. is involved in the identification, acquisition, development and commercialization of products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases, with an initial focus on serious, debilitating metabolic genetic diseases. The Company’s product pipeline include KRN23 (UX023) for the treatment of XLH, rhGUS (UX003) for the treatment of MPS 7, rhPPCA (UX004) for the treatment of galactosialidosis, Triheptanoin (UX007) for the treatment of LC-FAOD, Triheptanoin (UX007) for the treatment of Glut1 DS and SA-ER (UX001) for the treatment of HIBM which are in different clinical phases. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. is headquartered in Novato, California. “

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Regal Entertainment Group is a leading motion picture exhibitor operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States. The Company’s nationwide theatre circuit is comprised of Regal Cinemas Corporation, United Artists Theatre Company and Edwards Theatres, Inc. “

Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) (TSE:RGL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Royal Gold, Inc. is engaged in the acquisition and management of precious metals royalties. They seek to acquire existing royalties or to finance projects that are in production or near production in exchange for royalty interests. They also explore and develop properties thought to contain precious metals and seek to obtain royalty and other carried ownership interests in these properties through the subsequent transfer of operating interests to other mining companies. “

RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE:RMAX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Re/Max Holdings, Inc. is a franchisor of real estate brokerage services. Re/Max Holdings, Inc. is based in Denver, CO. “

Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. They currently have $171.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. The Company develops medicines for various disease areas, including oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience. Its pharmaceutical products include Anaprox, Avastin, Bactrim, Bondronat, CellCept, Cotellic, Dilatrend, Dormicum, Invirase, Kadcyla, Kytril (Kevatril), Lariam, MabThera, Madopar, Neupogen, Pegasys, Perjeta, Pulmozyme, Rocaltrol, Rocephin and Roferon-A. The Company offers products for researchers, including cell analysis, gene expression, genome sequencing and nucleic acid purification. “

Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $12.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Rosetta Stone Inc., based in Arlington, Va, is a leading provider of technology-based language learning solutions consisting of software, online services and audio practice tools, primarily under the Rosetta Stone brand. Rosetta Stone offers its self-study language learning solutions in 31 languages. Its customers include individuals, educational institutions, armed forces, government agencies and corporations. Rosetta Stone, Inc. also provides an online peer-to-peer practice environment, known as SharedTalk, at www.sharedtalk.com, where registered language learners meet for language exchange to practice their foreign language skills. As the leading language-learning software in the world, Rosetta Stone makes learning a new language second nature. Millions of learners in more than 150 countries have already used the company’s software to gain the confidence that comes with truly knowing a new language. “

Rayonier Advanced Materials (NYSE:RYAM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. operates as a global supplier of cellulose specialties products, a natural polymer for the chemical industry. Its products include cellulose specialties primarily used in dissolving chemical applications; commodity viscose used in the manufacture of textiles for clothing and other fabrics, and in non-woven applications; absorbent materials comprising fibers for absorbent hygiene products and other products. Rayonier’s products are used in a wide range of industrial and consumer products such as filters, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The Company’s production facilities are located primarily in Jesup, Georgia, and Fernandina Beach, Florida. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. “

SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ:SCWX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SecureWorks Corp. offers intelligence-driven information security solutions focused on protecting from cyber-attacks. The Company’s solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches; detect malicious activity in real time; prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches and predict emerging threats. Its integrated suite of solutions include managed security, threat intelligence, security and risk consulting as well as incident response. SecureWorks Corp. is based in Atlanta, Georgia. “

Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Select Income REIT is a real estate company formed to primarily own and invest in net leased, single tenant properties. It has properties in Oahu, Hawaii and the mainland United States. Select Income REIT is headquartered in Newton, MA. “

SK Telecom Co. (NYSE:SKM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $29.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “SK Telecom Co. is the world’s first commercial CDMA digital cellular service. As of September 30, 1997, they have provided the highest quality service for more than 4 million cellular customers which includes 2.3 million digital cellular customers, and 7.1 million paging customers. “

SeaSpine Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $12.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SeaSpine Holdings Corporation is a medical technology company which focused on the design, development and commercialization of surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders. The company also offers orthobiologics and spinal fusion hardware solutions. SeaSpine Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Vista, California. “

Sasol (NYSE:SSL) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sasol Limited is engaged in the mining and processing of coal. It also produces chemicals, explores for and refines crude oil, and manufactures fertilizers and explosives. In addition, it converts coal to petrochemicals products, such as diesel fuels and gasoline. “

Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an underperform rating to a market perform rating.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SUPN) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating. They currently have $47.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. It is developing several product candidates in neurology and psychiatry to address opportunities in epilepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. is based in Rockville, Maryland. “

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $20.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. manufactures metallurgical coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. is based in Lisle, Illinois. “

Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO) was upgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

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