NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- These stocks received upgrades to buy from

TheStreet Ratings

last week:

Best Buy

(BBY) - Get Report

,

Acacia Research

(ACTG) - Get Report

,

Invesco

(IVZ) - Get Report

,

Harleysville Group

( HGIC),

Spectrum Brands Holdings

(SPB) - Get Report

and

Knight Capital Group

(KCG)

.

Best Buy

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Friday following the announcement it plans to close 50 U.S. stores in 2013.

The electronics retailer posted

fourth-quarter earnings

on Thursday of $2.47 a share, excluding items, on revenue of $16.73 billion; analysts were anticipating earnings of $2.16 a share on revenue of $17.2 billion.

The company said it intends to grow its presence in China and will make cost-cutting moves to the tune of $800 million by fiscal 2015.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Best Buy a B- grade and a

$30.75

price target. The stock closed Friday at $23.68 and has risen 1.33% year to date.

Acacia Research

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Acacia Research a B- grade and a

$55.93

price target. The stock closed Friday at $41.74 and has risen 14.32% year to date.

Brookfield Office Properties

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Brookfield Office Properties a B- grade and a

$19.69

price target. The stock closed Friday at $17.45 and has risen 11.57% year to date.

Invesco

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Invesco a B grade and a

$31

price target. The stock closed Friday at $26.67 and has risen 32.75% year to date.

Harleysville Group

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Harleysville Group a B grade and

$76.23

price target. The stock closed Friday at $57.70 and has risen 2% year to date.

Spectrum Brands Holdings

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Spectrum Brands Holdings a B- grade and

$38.38

price target. The stock closed Friday at $34.96 and has risen 27.59% year to date.

Knight Capital Group

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Knight Capital Group a B- grade and

$15.48

price target. The stock closed Friday at $12.87 and has risen 8.88% year to date.

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