Charles River Labs (CRL +3.2%) moves higher on a couple of upgrades earlier today. JPMorgan...

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Charles River Labs (CRL +3.2%) moves higher on a couple of upgrades earlier today. JPMorgan raises its rating on the shares to Overweight, saying the risk-reward is looking good going into 2013. The firm notes that longer term questions still remain, but given the improving fundamentals, ongoing cost discipline and a 10% free cash flow yield, the stock looks attractive at current levels. Separately, Wells Fargo also upped the shares to Outperform on valuation, saying that that guidance looks conservative with the midpoint only 5% below consensus.