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Analysts’ Perspective: AMC Entertainment (AMC), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Brighthouse Financial (BHF)

Investment Analysts at The Benchmark Company upgraded AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) shares from Hold to Buy rating with a price target of $20.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the theatrical exhibition business.

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Brokerage Firm BofA/Merrill upgraded Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.

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Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) shares were upgraded by analysts at Citigroup from Sell to Neutral rating.

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. provides a range of annuity and life insurance products in the United States.

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Analysts’ View: Intuit (INTU), Baytex Energy (BTE), Helmerich & Payne (HP)

Brokerage Firm Stifel upgraded Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) shares from Hold to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $197 to $240.

Intuit Inc. provides financial management and compliance products and services for small businesses, consumers, self-employed, and accounting professionals in the United States and internationally.

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Investment Analysts at TD Securities upgraded Baytex Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTE) shares from Hold to Buy rating.

Baytex Energy Corp., an oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and in the Eagle Ford in the United States.

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Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) shares were upgraded by analysts at Jefferies from Hold to Buy rating.

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. primarily engages in drilling oil and gas wells for exploration and production companies.

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Analysts’ Perspective: PLDT (PHI), Frontline (FRO), BlackRock (BLK)

Investment Analysts at CLSA upgraded PLDT Inc. (NYSE:PHI) shares from Underperform to Buy rating.

PLDT Inc. operates as a telecommunications company in the Philippines.

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Brokerage Firm Wells Fargo upgraded Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) shares from Market Perform to Outperform rating.

Frontline Ltd., a shipping company, engages in the seaborne transportation of crude oil and oil products worldwide.

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BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) shares were upgraded by analysts at Citigroup from Neutral to Buy rating.

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager.

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Analysts’ View: Computer Task Group (CTG), Spire (SR), K+S Aktiengesellschaft (KPLUF)

Brokerage Firm Barrington Research upgraded Computer Task Group, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CTG) shares from Market Perform to Outperform rating with a pric target of $9.

Computer Task Group, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information technology solutions and staffing services company in North America, Europe, and India.

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Investment Analysts at Wells Fargo upgraded Spire Inc. (NYSE:SR) shares from Market Perform to Outperform rating.

Spire Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the purchase, retail distribution, and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and other end-users of natural gas customers in the United States.

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K+S Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:KPLUF) shares were upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold rating.

K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Qualys (QLYS), American Campus (ACC), Capital One (COF)

Investment Analysts at First Analysis Sec upgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) shares from Equal-Weight to Overweight rating while increasing their price target from $82 to $110.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally.

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Brokerage Firm BofA/Merrill upgraded American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States.

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Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) shares were upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight rating.

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial products and services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

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Analysts’ View: Wright Medical Group (WMGI), Signature Bank (SBNY), Eagle Materials (EXP)

Brokerage Firm Guggenheim upgraded Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ:WMGI) shares from Neutral to Buy rating.

Wright Medical Group N.V., a medical device company, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells extremities and biologics products.

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Investment Analysts at Piper Jaffray upgraded Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) shares from Neutral to Overweight rating.

Signature Bank provides various business and personal banking products and services.

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Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares were upgraded by analysts at Northcoast from Neutral to Buy rating.

Eagle Materials Inc. produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Qualys (QLYS), Apache (APA), HomeStreet (HMST)

Investment Analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) shares from Neutral to Buy rating with a price target of $94.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally.

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Brokerage Firm Argus upgraded Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) shares from Hold to Buy rating with a price target of $56.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids.

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HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) shares were upgraded by analysts at B. Riley FBR, Inc. from Neutral to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $30 to $35.

HomeStreet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services primarily in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Hawaii.

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Analysts’ View: SRC Energy (SRCI), Marathon Oil (MRO), Dexcom (DXCM)

Brokerage Firm KLR Group upgraded SRC Energy Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:SRCI) shares from Hold to Buy rating with a price target of $16.

SRC Energy Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado.

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Investment Analysts at Tudor Pickering upgraded Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) shares from Hold to Buy rating.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company in the United States, Equatorial Guinea, the United Kingdom, and Libya.

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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) shares were upgraded by analysts at JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight rating.

DexCom, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems in the United States and internationally.

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Analysts’ Perspective: Spotify (SPOT), Wingstop (WING), Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO)

Investment Analysts at Buckingham Research upgraded Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT) shares from Neutral to Buy rating while increasing their price target from $175 to $195.

Spotify Technology S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides music streaming services worldwide.

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Brokerage Firm Wedbush upgraded Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) shares from Neutral to Outperform rating while increasing their price target from $51 to $59.

Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name.

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Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares were upgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from Hold to Buy rating with a price target of $31.

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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Analysts’ View: YY (YY), Manitowoc (MTW), Ameren (AEE)

Brokerage Firm CLSA upgraded YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) shares from Outperform to Buy rating.

YY Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates a live streaming platform in the People’s Republic of China. It engages users to interact in live online group activities through voice, text, and video, as well as to create and organize groups of various sizes to discover and participate in a range of online activities, including music shows, online games, dating shows, live game broadcasting, and e-learning.

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Investment Analysts at SunTrust upgraded The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) shares from Hold to Buy rating.

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. provides engineered lifting equipment for the construction industry in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific.

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Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) shares were upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal-Weight rating.

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding company in the United States.

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