Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades and Initiations
$DKS, $GOLD, $RDS-A, $SYY
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Below is a list of Wall Streets top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Friday, as follows:
Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS) analysts downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight with a 39 price target at Morgan Stanley. Oppenheimer has a Perform rating and asked if the optimism is overdone. The consensus analyst price target is 49.16. The 52-wk trading range is 33.42 – 56.94.
Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup. The stock closed down 10.8% at 85.29 Wednesday after earnings. It has a consensus price target of 96.35 and a 52-wk trading range of 54.88 – 101.60.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS-A) analysts downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup. The stock closed down 2.47% at 50.22 in Wednesday’s trading in New York. The 52-wk trading range is 35.80 – 64.36.
Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY) analysts reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to 56 from 50 Vs a 48.87 close Thursday at Argus. Credit Suisse maintained its Outperform rating and raised its target to 55 from 52. The consensus price target is 47.60, and the 52-wk trading range is 35.45 – 48.99.