Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

$AAL, $EFX, $TIF, $X

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:

American Airlines Group Inc. (NYSE:AAL) raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays. The 52-wk trading range is 34.88 – 54.46. The consensus price target is 57.06.


Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. The stock has been hammered after disclosing numerous data breaches from hackers. The 52-wk trading range is 89.59 – 147.02. The posted consensus price target is 124.85. The stock closed trading Friday at 105.04.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) analysts downgraded TIF to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. The 52-wk trading range for the luxury jeweler is 70.55 – 97.29. The consensus price target is set at 94.84.

U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Cowen, which lowered its price target to 20 from 24. That compares with the consensus target of 28.18. The analysts noted the move is based on their view that iron ore and US HRC prices are poised to move lower. US Steel is heavily exposed to HRC spot market movements, in addition to being vertically integrated, and unable to benefit from a move lower in iron ore prices. The 52-wk trading range is 16.17 – 41.83.

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