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 Monday, as follows:

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform with a 250 price target at Cowen. Chipotle has a 52-wk trading range of 296.00 – 499.00,  this 250 target now matches the street-low estimate from analysts.


Mastercard Inc. (NYSE:MA) Barclays raised its target to 148 from 142. Credit Suisse raised its target to 145 from 128. Instinet raised its price target to 163 from 153. KBW raised its target price to 157 from 149, and Mizuho raised its target to 140 from 130.

PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform and the price target was cut to 124 from 126 at Credit Suisse. The firm believes that the risk/reward on PepsiCo is now balanced after the stock has appreciated 11% over the past year and with an accelerated decline of the US beverage business.

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) was weak its chart and metrics point to 90 based on recent selling pressure inflection points. Disney shares were maintained as Hold with a 110 price target at Jefferies. Merrill Lynch maintained its Buy rating and 120 price target, noting near-term pain for long-term gains. Disney shares have a 52-wk trading range of 90.32 – 116.10.

Have a terrific week.

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