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Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.
Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) was maintained as Buy at Jefferies, but the firm lowered its price target to 225 from 265. The firm is positive about its services story developing more with higher than expected margin starting with its next report.
Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) analysts started ADSK with a Buy rating and assigned a 163 target price at Stifel.
Baker Hughes, a GE Company (NYSE:BHGE) was raised to Outperform from Neutral but the price target was lowered to 25 from 33 at Credit Suisse.
Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) was reiterated as Overweight and the target price was raised to 401 from 394 at Morgan Stanley.
Bluebird Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) was maintained with an Equal Weight rating at Morgan Stanley, but the price target was cut to 125 from 185 on the call.
Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a 119 price target at BTIG.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) was up 1.5% at 185.01 before earnings but fell afterward. It was maintained as Buy at Citigroup, which lowered its target to 225 from 275.
Galapagos N.V. (NASDAQ:GLPG) was started as Overweight with a 130 price target at Cantor Fitz. Its shares were indicated up after the positive call.
Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY) was given a double upgrade to Buy from Underperform at Merrill Lynch, which is looking for better growth in Y 2019.
IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $237 price target at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.