Notable Upgrades: JDS Uniphase Corporation (JDSU), Omnicare Inc. (OCR), SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS), GoPro, Inc. (GPRO), WESCO International Inc. (WCC)

RBC Capital is out with a report this morning upgrading shares of JDS Uniphase Corporation (JDSU) to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Sector Perform’.

JDSU shares recently gained $1.36, or 11.30%, to $13.47. The stock is down more than 9% year-over-year while year-to-date has gained roughly 5%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of the Milpitas, California-based company, which today announced plans to separate itself into two publicly traded companies by Q3 2015, have traded between a low of $10.29 and a high of $16.61.

JDS Uniphase, which closed Wednesday down 39 cents to $12.10, has a total market cap of $3.13B.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

Omnicare Inc. (OCR) was upgraded by Goldman Sachs (GS)  from an ‘Neutral’ rating to a ‘Buy’ rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

OCR shares recently rose $1.03 to $63.52. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Cincinnati, Ohio-based company, which specializes in the management of pharmaceutical care principally in the US and Canada, have traded between a low of $52.26 and a high of $67.49. Shares are up 13.42% year-over-year and 5% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

Analysts at Citigroup (C) raised this morning their price target on the shares of GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) to $70 from $42. GPRO shares recently rose 0.83 cents to $69.30. Citi’s target price suggests a potential upside of about 1% from the company’s current stock price.

In the past 3 months shares of the New York-based firm have gained 118% trading within a low of $28.65 and a high of $70.90.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) was upgraded by Macquarie from an ‘Outperform’ rating to a ‘Neutral’ rating in a research report issued to clients on Thursday. They currently have a $26.00 price objective on the stock. Macquarie‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 22.93% from the company’s current pps.

SeaWorld shares are currently priced at 45.25x this year’s forecasted earnings compared to the industry’s -10.46x earnings multiple. Ticker has a T-12 price-to-sales ratio of 1.26. EPS for the same period is 0.46.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of the Orlando, Florida-based company have traded between a low of $17.83 and a high of $35.30 and are now at $20.87. Shares are down 27% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

WESCO International Inc.  (WCC) was raised to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Neutral’ and it was given a $103.00 price target at JP Morgan (JPM) on Thursday. The stock’s prior close was $82.38 implying 23% expected returns.

Wesco shares are currently priced at 18.16x this year’s forecasted earnings compared to the industry’s 31.11x earnings multiple. Ticker has a PEG and forward P/E ratio of 1.34 and 13.63, respectively. Price/Sales for the same period is 0.48 while EPS is 4.62. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate WCC a ‘Strong Buy’, 5 rate it a ‘Buy’ and 5 rate it a ‘Hold’. No analysts rate it a sell. WCC has a median Wall Street price target of $95.00 with a high target of $100.00.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company have traded between a low of $73.66 and a high of $94.75 and are now at $84.22. Shares are up 7% year-over-year and down 8% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the last year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

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