Upgrades Roundup: TXT, CBST, BK, MCP, AVP, LFL, SHO, BPI

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks were upgraded by TheStreet Ratings last week: Textron ( TXT), Cubist Pharmaceuticals ( CBST), Bank of New York Mellon ( BK), Molycorp ( MCP), Avon Products ( AVP), LAN Airlines ( LFL), Sunstone Hotel Investors ( SHO) and Bridgepoint Education ( BPI).

Textron was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Textron a B grade and $30.78 price target. The stock closed Friday at $26.75 and has risen 44.67% year to date.

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Cubist Pharmaceuticals was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Cubist Pharmaceuticals a B grade and $53.41 price target. The stock closed Friday at $41.89 and has risen 5.73% year to date.


Bank of New York Mellon was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Bank of New York Mellon a B grade and $26.66 price target. The stock closed Friday at $22.85 and has risen 14.77% year to date.

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Molycorp was upgraded to hold from sell by TheStreet Ratings on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Molycorp a C- grade. The stock closed Friday at $29.99 and has risen 25.06% year to date.


Avon Products was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Avon Products a B- grade and $26.60 price target. The stock closed Friday at $22 and has risen 25.93% year to date.

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LAN Airlines was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings gives LAN Airlines a B- grade and $32.41 price target. The stock closed Friday at $28.75 and has risen 23.71% year to date.


Sunstone Hotel Investors was upgraded to hold from sell by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Sunstone Hotel Investors a C grade. The stock closed Friday at $10.32 and has risen 26.63% year to date.

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Bridgepoint Education was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings gives Bridgepoint Education a B grade and $28.04 price target. The stock closed Friday at $21.30 and has fallen 7.39% year to date.

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