NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The following stocks received upgrades from

TheStreet Ratings

last week:

Pacific Capital Bancorp

(PCBC)

,

Owens-Illinois

(OI) - Get Report

,

Hess

(HES) - Get Report

,

Avery Dennison

(AVY) - Get Report

,

United States Steel

(X) - Get Report

,

International Game Technology

(IGT) - Get Report

,

Symetra Financial

(SYA)

and

SunTrust Banks

(STI) - Get Report

.

Pacific Capital Bancorp was upgraded to hold from sell by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Pacific Capital Bancorp a C grade. The stock closed Friday at $45.52 and has risen 61.19% year to date.

Owens-Illinois was upgraded to hold from sell by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Owens-Illinois a C grade. The stock closed Friday at $23.45 and has risen 21% year to date.

Hess was upgraded to buy from hold by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Hess a B- grade. The stock closed Friday at $51.54 and has fallen 9.26% year to date.

Avery Dennison was upgraded to buy from hold by

TheStreet Ratings

on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Avery Dennison a B grade. The stock closed Friday at $32.39 and has risen 12.94% year to date.

U.S. States Steel was upgraded to hold from sell by

TheStreet Ratings

on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives United States Steel a C- grade. The stock closed Friday at $28.20 and has risen 6.58% year to date.

International Game Technology was upgraded to buy from hold by

TheStreet Ratings

last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives International Game Technology a B grade. The stock closed Friday at $15.79 and has fallen 8.2% year to date.

Symetra Financial

was upgraded to buy from hold by

TheStreet Ratings

last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Symetra Financial a B grade. The stock closed Friday at $12.12 and has risen 33.63% year to date.

SunTrust Banks

was upgraded to buy from hold by

TheStreet Ratings

last Monday.

TheStreet Ratings

gives SunTrust Banks a B- grade. The stock closed Friday at $24.80 and has risen 40.11% year to date.

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