Analysts’ Upgrades for February, 8th (AINV, AIR, APC, BAFYY, BEZ, BWY, CSRT, FARM, FBM, FLT)

Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, February 8th:

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) was upgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co to an outperform rating.

AAR (NYSE:AIR) was upgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE:APC) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Balfour Beatty (OTCMKTS:BAFYY) was upgraded by analysts at UBS Group AG from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Beazley (LON:BEZ) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to an add rating.

Bellway (LON:BWY) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a buy rating. Numis Securities Ltd currently has GBX 3,980 ($55.80) target price on the stock.

Consort Medical (LON:CSRT) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to an add rating. They currently have GBX 1,333 ($18.69) target price on the stock.

Farmer Bros (NASDAQ:FARM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $36.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Farmer Bros. Co. is in the business of roasting, packaging and distributing coffee and allied products to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, convenience stores and fast food outlets. The company’s primary raw material is green coffee. Green coffee is purchased through domestic commodity brokers. Coffee is an agricultural commodity, and is subject to fluctuations of both price and supply. “

Foundation Building Materials (NYSE:FBM) was upgraded by analysts at UBS Group AG from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating.

FleetCor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $228.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “FleetCor is a leading independent global provider of fuel cards, commercial payment and data solutions, lodging and transportation management services, stored value solutions, and workforce payment products and services to businesses, retailers, commercial fleets, major oil companies, petroleum marketers and government entities in countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. They also provide a suite of fleet related and workforce payment solution products, including mobile telematics services, fleet maintenance management and employee benefit and transportation related payments. “

Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “FINISAR CORP. is a provider of fiber optic subsystems and network test and monitoring systems which enable high-speed data communications over local area networks, or LANs, storage area networks, or SANs, and metropolitan access networks, or MANs. They are focused on the application of digital fiber optics to provide aline of high-performance, reliable, value-added optical subsystems for data networking and storage equipment manufacturers. “

F&C Private Equity Trust (LON:FPEO) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus to a buy rating.

Gardner Denver (NYSE:GDI) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $37.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. is a provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment and associated aftermarket parts, consumables and services. Its products and services consist of compressor, pump, vacuum and blower. Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. is based in Milwaukee, United States. “

Global Medical REIT (NYSE:GMRE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $8.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Global Medical REIT Inc. is engaged primarily in the acquisition of licensed, state-of-the-art, purpose-built healthcare facilities and the leasing of these facilities to clinical operators. Global Medical REIT Inc. is based in Denver, United States. “

Humana (NYSE:HUM) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has $306.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $259.00.

Laird (LON:LRD) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus to a buy rating. The firm currently has GBX 135 ($1.89) price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 160 ($2.24).

Muenchener Rckvrrgs Gsllcht Mhn (OTCMKTS:MURGY) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) (TSE:RGL) was upgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Rexnord (NYSE:RXN) was upgraded by analysts at UBS Group AG from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an underperform rating to a neutral rating.

Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE:TAP) was upgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Taylor Morrison Home (NYSE:TMHC) was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

XL Group (NYSE:XL) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a sell rating to a hold rating.

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