Upgrades: ALL, BCS, CINF, IGT, ITRI, KND, LO, OPEN, PCL, PKI, RFMD, SPRD, TQNT

NASDAQ:RFMDNew York, August 10th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the other upgrades before the market open.

 

Upgrades

 

Allstate (NYSE:ALL), the car and homeowners insurance company was upgraded to a Buy from Neutral at UBS.

 

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) was upgraded to a Buy from Add at WestLB.

 

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF), the Ohio based property and casualty insurer, was upgraded to a Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank.

 

International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT), the maker of casino gaming computerized systems, was upgraded to a Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital Markets.

 

Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI), the provider of solutions for collecting, communicating, and analyzing electric, gas, and water usage data, was upgraded to a Neutral from Underperform at Robert W. Baird. The firm set its target price at $41.

 

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND) was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

 

Lorillard (NYSE:LO), the Greensboro, NC tobacco company maker of Newport cigarettes, was upgraded to a Buy from Neutral at Davenport.

 

OpenTable (NASDAQ:OPEN), the restaurant reservation site, was upgraded to a Buy from Hold at Citigroup.

 

Plum Creek Timber (NYSE:PCL), the timber and forest products manufacturer was upgraded to a Neutral from Sell at UBS.

 

Perkin Elmer (NYSE:PKI), the technology provider to the academic, diagnostics and research markets, was upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Mizuho.

 

RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD), the maker of proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits, was upgraded to a Buy from Hold. The firm set its target price at $7.

 

Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ:SPRD) was upgraded to a Strong Buy from Buy.

 

TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TQNT) was upgraded to a Buy from Hold at Needham. The firm set its target price at $10.

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