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Analysts’ View: Silicon Motion (SIMO), Papa John’s (PZZA), TerraForm Power (TERP)

Brokerage Firm Cowen upgraded Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:SIMO) shares from Market Perform to Outperform rating.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets semiconductor solutions for the mobile and enterprise storage, and mobile communications markets worldwide.

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Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) shares were upgraded by analysts at Stifel from Sell to Hold rating while increasing their price target from $35 to $38.

Papa John’s International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carry out restaurants under the Papa John’s trademark in the United States and internationally.

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Investment Analysts at Oppenheimer upgraded TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ:TERP) shares from Perform to Outperform rating.

TerraForm Power, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates clean power generation assets.

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Analysts’ Perspective: DCP Midstream (DCP), Commercial Metals (CMC), Nielsen (NLSN)

Investment Analysts at Stifel upgraded DCP Midstream, LP (NYSE:DCP) shares from Hold to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $42 to $51.

DCP Midstream, LP, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, aquires, and develops a portfolio of midstream energy assets in the United States.

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Brokerage Firm Goldman upgraded Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC) shares from Sell to Neutral rating with a price target of $24.

Commercial Metals Company manufactures, recycles, and markets steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States and internationally.

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Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) shares were upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from Neutral to Outperform rating.

Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information and measurement company.

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Analysts’ View: Viavi Solutions (VIAV), Applied Industrial Technologies (AIT), Eaton (ETN)

Brokerage Firm Needham upgraded Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV) shares from Hold to Buy rating with a price target of $13.50.

Viavi Solutions Inc. provides network test, monitoring, and assurance solutions to communications service providers, and enterprises and their ecosystems worldwide..

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Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:AIT) shares were upgraded by analysts at Wellington Shields from Gradually Accumulate to Buy rating.

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. distributes industrial products in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

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Investment Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) shares from Neutral to Overweight rating.

Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company worldwide.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Airgain (AIRG), Sanofi (SNY), Belmond (BEL)

Investment Analysts at B. Riley FBR upgraded Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIRG) shares from Neutral to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $8.50 to $13.

Airgain, Inc. designs, develops, and engineers antenna products for original equipment and design manufactures, chipset vendors, and service providers worldwide.

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Brokerage Firm Citigroup upgraded Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Sanofi provides therapeutic solutions.

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Belmond Ltd. (NYSE:BEL) shares were upgraded by analysts at Jefferies from Hold to Buy rating.

Belmond Ltd. engages in the hotel and travel businesses.

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Analysts’ View: Upland Software (UPLD), Comstock (CRK), Green Brick Partners (GRBK)

Brokerage Firm ROTH Capital upgraded Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Upland Software, Inc. provides cloud-based enterprise work management software in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

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Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CRK) shares were upgraded by analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann from Neutral to Buy rating.

Comstock Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, develops, explores, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States.

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Investment Analysts at Citigroup upgraded Green Brick Partners (NASDAQ:GRBK) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Green Brick Partners, Inc. operates as a home building and land development company in the United States.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE), Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), MGM Growth Properties (MGP)

Investment Analysts at B. Riley FBR upgraded Apple Hospitality REIT (NYSE:APLE) shares from Neutral to Buy rating with a price target of $20.

Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns one of the largest and most diverse portfolios of upscale, select-service hotels in the United States.

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Brokerage Firm Johnson Rice upgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares from Accumulate to Buy rating.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and gas from resource plays primarily in the United States.

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MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE:MGP) shares were upgraded by analysts at Citigroup from Neutral to Buy rating.

MGM Growth Properties LLC is one of the leading publicly traded real estate investment trusts engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts, whose diverse amenities include casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment and retail offerings.

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Analysts’ View: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Corporate Office Properties (OFC)

Brokerage Firm Stifel upgraded Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) shares from Hold to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $95 to $125.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes novel therapeutics based on RNA interference.

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NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) shares were upgraded by analysts at B. Riley FBR from Neutral to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $6.50 to $10.

NeoPhotonics Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells optoelectronic products that transmit, receive, and switch high speed digital optical signals for communications networks.

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Investment Analysts at BofA/Merrill upgraded Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Corporate Office Properties Trust is a REIT that owns, manages, leases, develops and selectively acquires office and data center properties in locations that support the United States Government and its contractors, most of whom are engaged in national security, defense and information technology (IT) related activities servicing what it believes are growing, durable, priority missions (Defense/IT Locations)

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Analysts’ Perspective: Qualcomm (QCOM), Continental Building Products (CBPX), Applied Materials (AMAT)

Investment Analysts at Cowen upgraded QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) shares from Market Perform to Outperform rating while increasing their price target from $64 to $80.

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communication products worldwide.

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Brokerage Firm Raymond James upgraded Continental Building Products, Inc. (NYSE:CBPX) shares from Market Perform to Strong Buy rating.

Continental Building Products, Inc. manufactures and sells gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products in the eastern United States and eastern Canada.

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Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares were upgraded by analysts at Cowen from Market Perform to Outperform rating while increasing their price target from $60 to $62.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide.

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Analysts’ View: Essex Property (ESS), Nabors Industries (NBR), TreeHouse Foods (THS)

Brokerage Firm Stifel upgraded Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) shares from Hold to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $235 to $260.

Essex Property Trust, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast markets.

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Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) shares were upgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from Hold to Buy rating.

Nabors Industries Ltd. provides drilling and drilling-related services and technologies for land-based and offshore oil and natural gas wells.

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Investment Analysts at JP Morgan upgraded TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) shares from Underweight to Neutral rating.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a food and beverage manufacturer in the United States, Canada, and Italy.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Dine Brands (DIN), Hub Group (HUBG), MDC Holdings (MDC)

Investment Analysts at Raymond James upgraded Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) shares from Outperform to Strong Buy rating.

Dine Brands Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, franchises, operates, and rents full-service restaurants in the United States and internationally.

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Brokerage Firm Loop Capital upgraded Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) shares from Hold to Buy rating.

Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services in North America.

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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) shares were upgraded by analysts at BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Buy rating.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the homebuilding and financial service businesses.

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