Upgrades Roundup: Vertex, Sanderson Farms

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.

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