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The following is a list of downtrend stocks that have seen increases in their analyst ratings over the last 3 months. All of the stocks mentioned here have lost more than 20% over the last year, and all trade below their 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

Analyst ratings, sourced from Reuters.com, are presented on a linear scale. Ratings close to 1 represent a "Strong Buy" recommendation, while ratings close to 5 represent a "Strong Sell" recommendation. All of the stocks in this list have seen analyst ratings move closer to 1 over the last 3 months, i.e. more optimistic analyst opinion.

Full analysis below.

The list has been sorted by analyst rating (most bullish first).

1. Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. (NASDAQ:MFLX): Printed Circuit Boards Industry. Market cap of $540M. The stock has lost -27.89% over the last year. Current analyst rating at 1.25 vs. a rating of 1.67 three months ago.

2. Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE:PGI): Diversified Communication Services Industry. Market cap of $319M. The stock has lost -42.3% over the last year. Current analyst rating at 1.33 vs. a rating of 1.80 three months ago.

3. Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG): Auto Dealerships Industry. Market cap of $1,109B. The stock has lost -28.63% over the last year. Current analyst rating at 2.0 vs. a rating of 2.1 three months ago.

4. Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:KCG): Investment Brokerage Industry. Market cap of $1,198B. The stock has lost -39.38% over the last year. Current analyst rating at 2.11 vs. a rating of 2.25 three months ago.

5. FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $378M. The stock has lost -70.71% over the last year. Current analyst rating at 2.17 vs. a rating of 2.43 three months ago.

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