Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations
$AMAT, $KMI, $LVS, $P, $WFC
Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.
Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows:
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) maintained as Buy but was removed from the prized Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. The firm also has a price target of 33. Shares closed most recently at $29.92 and were last seen + 0.5% at 30.08 Tuesday. The stock has a 52-wk trading range of 14.92 – 31.07 and a consensus analyst price target of 33.50.
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) analysts downgraded to Hold from Buy with a 24 price target at Stifel. The consensus price target is 23.67, and the 52-wk trading range is 11.20 – 32.89.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) raised to Buy from Neutral with a 63 price objective at Merrill Lynch. The consensus price target is down at 53.00, and the 52-wk trading range is 34.88 – 59.50.
Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) reiterated as Buy but was added to the prized Conviction Buy list, and the price target was raised to 19 from 17, at Goldman Sachs. The 52-wk trading range is 7.10 – 22.20, and the consensus price target is 15.28.
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) analysts downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James, with this call being after Illinois followed California with a financial relationship suspension. Wells Fargo has a 52-wk trading range of 43.56 to 56.34. The consensus price target is 50.71. Expecting more bad news from Wells, some nasty stuff going on inside the Stagecoach.
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