Upgrades Roundup :22 Stocks Rated Buy

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- These stocks were upgraded to buy last week at TheStreet Ratings: Brocade Communications , Volcano , Generac Holdings , KAR Auction Services , Hornbeck Offshore Services , Ternium , Charles Schwab , Saks , Pep Boys , Seacor Holdings , Aegon , Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri , Huntington Bancshares , East West Bancorp , Qiagen , Legg Mason , Suncor Energy , Diamond Offshore Drilling , Knight Capital Group , Valassis Communications , Huntsman , Montpelier Re

Brocade Communications

The Ethernet networking company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Brocade Communications a B- grade with a buy rating and $6.52 price target. The stock closed Friday at $5.85 and has risen 12.72% year to date.

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Volcano

The intravascular ultrasound company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Volcano a B grade with a buy rating and $32.55 price target. The stock closed Friday at $28.20 and has risen 17.6% year to date.


Generac Holdings

The back-up power generation company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Generac Holdings a B- grade with a buy rating and $35.62 price target. The stock closed Friday at $26.98 and has fallen 3.75% year to date.

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KAR Auction Services

The car auction company was upgraded to buy from sell by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives KAR Auction Services a B- grade with a buy rating and $18.46 price target. The stock closed Friday at $15.78 and has risen 16.89% year to date.


Hornbeck Offshore Services

The marine services company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Hornbeck Offshore Services a B- grade with a buy rating and $53.29 price target. The stock closed Friday at $43 and has risen 38.62% year to date.

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Ternium

The steel products manufacturer was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Ternium a B- grade with a buy rating and $25.72 price target. The stock closed Friday at $23.79 and has risen 29.36% year to date.


Charles Schwab

The financial services company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Charles Schwab a B- grade with a $14.82 price target. The stock closed Friday at $13.52 and has risen 20.07% year to date.

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Saks

The retailer was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Saks a B grade and a $12.97 price target. The stock closed Friday at $11.84 and has risen 21.44% year to date.


Pep Boys

The car maintenance company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Pep Boys a B- grade and a $17.35 price target. The stock closed Friday at $15.07 and has risen 37% year to date.

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Aegon

The life insurance company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Aegon a B- grade and a $6.12 price target. The stock closed Friday at $5.25 and has risen 30.6% year to date.


Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri

The mobile communications company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives the stock a B- grade and $16.12 price target. The stock closed Friday at $13.49 and has risen 14.71% year to date.

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Huntington Bancshares

The bank was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Huntington Bancshares a B grade and a $6.94 price target. The stock closed Friday at $5.91 and has risen 7.65% year to date.


East West Bancorp

The bank was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives East West Bancorp a B grade and $26.25 price target. The stock closed Friday at $22.07 and has risen 11.75% year to date.

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Qiagen

The assay and sample technology company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Qiagen a B grade and $17.90 price target. The stock closed Friday at $16.02 and has risen 16% year to date.


Legg Mason

The asset management company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Legg Mason a B grade with a $31.46 price target. The stock closed Friday at $26.94 and has risen 12.02% year to date.

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Suncor Energy

The integrated energy company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Suncor Energy a B- grade and $39.65 price target. The stock closed Friday at $36.96 and has risen 28.2% year to date.


Diamond Offshore Drilling

The offshore oil and gas drilling company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Diamond Offshore Drilling a B- grade and $73.91 price target. The stock closed Friday at $67.19 and has risen 21.59% year to date.

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Knight Capital Group

The financial services company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Knight Capital Group a B grade and $15.33 price target. The stock closed Friday at $13.43 and has risen 13.62% year to date.


Valassis Communications

The media and marketing company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Valassis Communications a B grade and a $30.39 price target. The stock closed Friday at $25.12 and has risen 30.63% year to date.

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Huntsman

The chemical company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Huntsman a B- grade and $16.16 price target. The stock closed Friday at $13.74 and has risen 37.4% year to date.


Montpelier Re

The insurance company was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Montpelier Re a B grade and $21.18 price target. The stock closed Friday at $18.12 and has risen 2.08% year to date.

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