Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows:
Alkaline Water Co. (NASDAQ:WTER) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 3 target price at HC Wainwright. The stock has a 52-wk range of 1.37 to 5.56.
Cerus Corp. (NASDAQ:CERS) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 7 target price at Stifel. The consensus target price was 8.38, and the stock has a 52-wk trading range of 4.49 – 7.81
Laureate Education Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) was reiterated as Buy and the target price was raised to 22 from 19 at Citigroup.
Livongo Health Inc. (NASDAQ:LVGO) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a 42 target price at Morgan Stanley.
Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) was raised to Buy from Hold and its target price was raised to 60 from 42 at Stifel. The consensus target price was 54.56 ahead of the call, and the 52-wk trading range is 38.29 – 60.56.
Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) was raised to Strong Buy from Outperform with a 48 target price at Raymond James. Shares have a consensus target price of 46.86.
VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:VTGN): William Blair started it with an Outperform rating and assigned a 4 target price.