Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations
$BBL, $DE, $LOGI, $MDT, $SQ
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Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows:
BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) analysts raised to Buy from Hold and the price target was raised to 33 from 28 at Jefferies. The stock has a 52-wk trading range of 16.36 – 36.66 and a consensus analyst price target of 30.32.
Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) analysts reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to 98 from 90 at Argus. The firm sees commodities and currency nearing inflection points and sees margins rebounding off of lows over the next 2 – 3 years.
Logitech International S.A. (NASDAQ:LOGI) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS. Shares closed at 22.11, have a consensus price target of 22.75 and have a 52-wk trading range of 12.52 – 22.42.
Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) was started with a Buy rating at Citigroup. The 52-wk trading range is 63.98 – 89.27, and the consensus price target is 90.66.
Square Inc. (NYSE:SQ) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel. It has a 52-wk trading range of 8.06 – 15.91. The consensus price target is 12.97, and shares finished at 12.39 or +0.57 Tuesday in New York.