Today, Stock Analysts’ Upgraded for November, 25th (BDX, CTRP, DE, DFS, LSTR, MT, NILE, OAS, OC, OMED)

Today, Stock Analysts’ Upgraded for November, 25th (BDX, CTRP, DE, DFS, LSTR, MT, NILE, OAS, OC, OMED)

Stock Analysts’ upgrades for Friday, November 25th:

Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $189.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Becton, Dickinson and Company, popularly known as BD, reported an impressive fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The recent collaboration of BD with JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research is a significant positive in our view. Additionally, the launch of the BD U-500 Insulin Syringe fortifies the company’s position in the niche market of insulin infusion technologies. BD has been gaining prominence in the market with the partnership with Vyaire Medical, the launch of BD Phoenix M50 ID/AST system and further investments to expand the capacity for its insulin syringe manufacturing operation. The company’s new launches FACSymphony, FACSCelesta and FACSMelody has also gained significant traction within a short span of time.”

Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) was upgraded by analysts at HSBC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) was upgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) 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, “Discover Financial shares have outperformed Zacks categorized Consumer Loan industry over the last three months. The company's third quarter earnings per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate mainly on higher revenues. The company remains well positioned for growth given its strength in credit card business. The U.S. consumer finance industry remains healthy amid a declining unemployment and improving housing sector. Discover Financial, with strong brand recognition, product innovation and customer acquisition strategies, will continue to benefit from the broader favorable trends.  Management anticipates total loan portfolio which comprises credit card loans, personal loans and private student loans to grow in the range of 4–6% for 2016. However, stiff competition, lawsuit damages and regulatory challenges as well as weakness in the Payment Services segment and escalating expenses remain headwinds.”

Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $91.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “LANDSTAR SYSTEM, INC., through its operating subsidiaries, provides a wide range of transportation services that operates the third largest truckload carrier in North America. “

ArcelorMittal SA (NYSE:MT) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital Markets from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

ArcelorMittal SA (NYSE:MT) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Blue Nile Inc is the leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry. It has built a well respected brand by providing consumers with a better way to buy diamonds and fine jewelry. Blue Nile has established some of the highest quality standards in the industry and provides consumers with in-depth educational materials and unique online tools that place consumers in control of the jewelry shopping process. The Blue Nile websites showcase thousands of independently certified diamonds and fine jewelry at prices significantly below traditional retail. “

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $15.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Oasis Petroleum Inc. is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas resources. The Company is currently focused on exploiting resource potential from the Bakken and Three Forks formations, which are present across a substantial majority of its acreage. Oasis Petroleum Inc. is based in Houston, Texas. “

Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $59.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Owens Corning is a world leader in building materials systems and composite solutions. Owens Corning people redefine what is possible each day to deliver high-quality products and services ranging from insulation, roofing, siding and stone, to glass composite materials used in transportation, electronics, telecommunications and other high-performance applications. Owens Corning has become a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales. “

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OMED) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $11.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on the discovering and developing monoclonal antibody therapeutics for cancer stem cells. It utilizes its technologies to identify, isolate and evaluate CSCs, validate multiple potential targets and pathways critical to CSC self-renewal and differentiation and develop antibody and other protein-based therapeutics. The company serves the healthcare industry and cancer therapy patients. OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Redwood City, United States. “

Ormat Technologies (NYSE:ORA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ORMAT brings three decades of experience in the development, manufacture, and marketing of innovative power systems. ORMAT Energy Converter units, combined into modular power plants; use locally available heat sources, including geothermal energy (steam and hot water), recovered energy generation, solar energy, biomass, and low grade fuels. “

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (OTCMKTS:PGSVY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Petroleum Geo-Services is a technologically focused oilfield service company principally involved in geophysical and floating production services. PGS provides a broad range of seismic- and reservoir services, including acquisition, processing, interpretation, and field evaluation. PGS owns and operates four floating production, storage and offloading units and owns a small oil and gas company. PGS operates on a worldwide basis with headquarters at Lysaker, Norway. “

Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of photomasks. Photomasks are high precision quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. A key element in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays, photomasks are used to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, a variety of flat panel displays and, to a lesser extent, other types of electrical and optical components. They are produced in accordance with product designs provided by customers at strategically located manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America. “

PharMerica Corp. (NYSE:PMC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services provider dedicated to providing quality customer service and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. PharMerica is a public company formed through the combination of the institutional pharmacy business of national healthcare services company Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and pharmaceutical services company AmerisourceBergen Corporation. As a result of this combination, PharMerica ranks as an industry-leading U.S. provider of institutional pharmacy services in terms of annual revenues. “

PTC Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTCT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $14.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “PTC Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on the discovery and development of orally administered, small-molecule drugs for genetic disorders, oncology and infectious disease. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. is based in South Plainfield, United States. “

RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE:RAS) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “RAIT Financial Trust is an internally-managed real estate investment trust. It provides debt financing options to owners of commercial real estate and invests directly into commercial real estate properties located throughout the United States. RAIT originates secured and unsecured credit facilities including bridge and mezzanine loans, preferred equity investments, trust preferred securities and subordinated debt for private and corporate owners of commercial real estate, REITs, and real estate operating companies and their intermediaries. The Company is also an asset and property manager of real estate-related assets. RAIT Investment Trust is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “

REMY COINTREAU UNSPON ADR EA REPR 0.10 (NASDAQ:REMYY) was upgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Rexford Industrial Realty (NASDAQ:REXR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $25.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. is a real estate investment trust focused on owning and operating industrial properties in Southern California infill markets. Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. is based in Los Angeles, California. “

Regis Resources Lt Npv (OTCMKTS:RGRNF) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

Seabridge Gold (NYSE:SA) (TSE:SEA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Seabridge Gold is a global leader in gold and mining listings. “

Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Signet Jewelers Ltd. is engaged in retailing of jewelry, watches and associated services. The company operates primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Signet Jewelers Ltd., formerly known as Signet Group PLC, is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $173.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Constellation Brands boasts a portfolio of well-known brands and is the largest wine company in the world, which gives it a competitive edge and bolsters its solid market position. The company’s focus on brand building and efforts to include new products in its wine and spirits portfolio are key growth drivers. Also, it remains committed to expanding operations directed toward achieving business growth, as is evident from its numerous acquisitions. These factors, coupled with strong beer business also helped the company to post its eighth and sixth straight earnings and sales beat, respectively in the last reported quarter. The company also raised its fiscal 2017 view, highlighting its solid prospects. However, the risk of increasing taxes continues to be a concern for the company. Intense competition, currency fluctuations and seasonal nature of the company’s business can also dent its operating performance.”

TransAct Technologies (NASDAQ:TACT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “TransAct Technologies, Incorporated, designs, develops, manufactures and markets transaction-based printers and related products under the ITHACA and MAGNETEC and TRANSACT.COM brand names. The company focuses on five vertical markets: point-of-sale(POS), gaming and lottery, financial services, kiosk and Internet. The company’s printers are trusted world-wide to provide crisp, clean transaction records from receipts, tickets and coupons, register journal and other documents. “

Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:TELNY) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital Markets from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating.

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