Analysts Upgraded These Services Stocks Recently

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts upgraded shares in the Services sector for the week ending November 4th, 2011.

  • Ritchie Bros. (NYSE:RBA): Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Outperform and changed its price target from $24 to $25 on Nov 2nd. The shares recently traded at $21.02, up $0.59, or 2.89% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated auctions industrial equipment, operating through various locations around the world. The Company sells, through unreserved public auctions, used and unused industrial equipment, including equipment used in the construction, transportation, mining, forestry, petroleum, and agricultural industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO): KeyBanc Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $20 on Nov 3rd. The shares recently traded at $17.25, up $0.17, or 1% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Advisory Board (NASDAQ:ABCO): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $80 on Nov 3rd. The shares recently traded at $71.00, up $0.83, or 1.18% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: The Advisory Board Company provides best practice research and analysis to the health care industry. The Company focuses on business strategy, operations, and general management issues. Advisory provides its services through discrete annual programs to a membership of hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, health care insurers, and medical device companies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Hold on Nov 4th. About the company: YRC Worldwide, Inc. offers freight transportation services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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