NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The following stocks received upgrades to buy from

TheStreet Ratings

last week:

Honda

(HMC) - Get Report

,

United Microelectronics

(UMC) - Get Report

,

New Oriental Education & Technology Group

(EDU) - Get Report

,

PerkinElmer

(PKI) - Get Report

,

Nabors Industries

(NBR) - Get Report

,

LaSalle Hotel Properties

(LHO)

,

Hartford Financial

(HIG) - Get Report

,

BancorpSouth

(BXS) - Get Report

,

Shutterfly

(SFLY) - Get Report

,

BioMed Realty Trust

(BMR)

and

First Niagara Financial

(FNFG)

.

Hondawas upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Honda Motor a B- grade and a

$44.38

price target.

United Microelectronics

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives United Microelectronics a B grade and a

$2.99

price target.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives New Oriental Education & Technology Group a B grade and a

$32.56

price target.

PerkinElmer

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives PerkinElmer a B- grade and a

$31.58

price target.

Nabors Industries

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Nabors Industries a B- grade and a

$24.07

price target.

LaSalle Hotel Properties

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives LaSalle Hotel Properties a B- grade and a

$33.54

price target.

Hartford Financial

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Hartford Financial Services Group a B- grade and a

$25.06

price target.

BancorpSouth

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives BancorpSouth a B- grade and a

$16.15

price target.

Shutterfly

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Shutterfly a B- grade with a buy rating and a

$37.96

price target.

BioMed Realty Trust

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives BioMed Realty Trust a B grade and a

$21.64

price target.

First Niagara Financial

was upgraded to

buy from hold

by

TheStreet Ratings

last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives First Niagara a B grade and a

$11.55

price target.

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