NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks received upgrades from TheStreet Ratings last week: Vertex Pharmaceuticals ( VRTX), Sanderson Farms ( SAFM) and Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX). Vertex Pharmaceuticals was upgraded to buy from hold by TheStreet Ratings on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings gives Vertex Pharmaceuticals a B grade. The stock closed Friday at $59.56 and has risen 79.34% year to date.
Louisiana-Pacific was upgraded to hold from sell by TheStreet Ratings on Tuesday. TheStreet Ratings gives Louisiana-Pacific a C- grade. The stock closed Friday at $8.92 and has risen 10.53% year to date.