$HOG, $KMB, $MRO, $NFLX, $BTU
Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Thursday, as follows:
Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform with a 55 price target at Bernstein. Harley-Davidson has a 52-wk trading range of 47.03 – 63.40 and a consensus target price of 58.63.
Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a 120 price target at UBS. It has a 52-wk trading range of 111.30 – 136.87 and a consensus price target of 133.00.
Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) was started with an Equal Weight rating and assigned a 14 price target at Stephens. Marathon has a 52-wk trading range of 11.20 – 19.28 and a consensus target price of 17.72.
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) was reiterated as Underperform with a 73 price target at Wedbush Securities. While Wedbush expects Q-3 subscriber growth guidance at or above Q-2 marks, series cancellations and limited write downs are ongoing that show spotty execution for its expensive Originals strategy.
Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU) was reiterated as Outperform but the price target was raised to 32 from 31 at FBR Capital Markets. The 52-wk trading range is 8.75 – 32.50.