$ATO, $CNP, $MLAB, $MSEX, $NTES, $PRMW, $CRM, $TSLA
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Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday, as follows:
Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $120 from $119 (versus a $105.47 prior close) at UBS. It had a consensus target price of $115.50.
CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNP) was maintained as Buy but the target price was lowered to 29 from 32 at UBS. Shares trade in a 52-wk range of 24.25 – 31.42
Mesa Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) was started as Buy with a price target of 275 at Jefferies. Shares have a 262.67 prior consensus target price.
Middlesex Water Co. (NASDAQ:MSEX) was started with an Outperform rating and a 69 target price at Robert W. Baird.
NetEase Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the target price was raised to 368 from 300 at Goldman Sachs.
Primo Water Corp. (NASDAQ:PRMW) was maintained as Outperform but the target price was lowered to 14 from 15 at Imperial Capital.
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE:CRM): Credit Suisse maintained its Outperform rating and raised its target to 185 from 175, and Wedbush Securities maintained its Outperform rating with a 192 target price. Morgan Stanley reiterated its Overweight rating and raised its target to 197 from 180.
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) was maintained with a Sell rating at Citigroup, but the firm raised its target price to 222 from 191. Tesla has a consensus target price at 278.50.