NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Cowen & Co. today upgraded shares of Fluidigm to Outperform, noting the company's strong base business and improvement in its DVS business. 

Also, William Blair upgraded Hologic shares to Outperform, citing changes to the firm's management. 

Cowen analyst Douglas Schenkel upgraded Fluidigm's shares from a previous Market Perform rating and increased the price target on the stock to $40 from $32. 

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