Upgrades Roundup: BMR, FNFG, SFLY, BXS, HIG, LHO, NBR, PKI, EDU, UMC, HMC

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks received upgrades to buy from TheStreet Ratings last week: Honda ( HMC), United Microelectronics ( UMC), New Oriental Education & Technology Group ( EDU), PerkinElmer ( PKI), Nabors Industries ( NBR), LaSalle Hotel Properties ( LHO), Hartford Financial ( HIG), BancorpSouth ( BXS), Shutterfly ( SFLY), 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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