Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations


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 Tuesday, as follows:

Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup. Shares at 31.88 Monday on the heels of announcing a $40 billion infrastructure fund that was backed 50% by Saudi Arabia that may ultimately reach $100-B.


Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi Hardt. Its shares closed Monday at 14.17.

Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MSI) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. The stock finished at 82.93 Monday, in a 52-week range of 62.76 – 87.69 and with a consensus analyst price target of 88.92.

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) raised to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan. It finished at 59.28 Monday, in a 52-wk trading range of 50.84 – 71.62. It has a consensus price target at 60.72.

Huntsman Corp. (NYSE:HUN) is merging with Clariant in Switzerland, and Jefferies reiterated its Buy rating and 29 target. Huntsman finished at 26.15 Monday, and it had a prior consensus target price of 28.00.

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