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 Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday, as follows:

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) analysts reiterated Apple a Buy and the price objective was raised to 220 from 180 at Merrill Lynch. Barclays raised its target price to 174 from 162. Longbow downgraded Apple to Neutral from Buy Wednesday now that shares hit an all-time high Tuesday. The consensus analyst target price was last seen at 186.87.

Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE:BYD) was started as Buy and the price target was set at 44 at Argus. The shares closed at 36.16 Tuesday and traded at 37.21 Wednesday.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was reiterated as Overweight and the price target was raised to 45 from 37 at Barclays. Cisco’s 52-wk trading range is 29.92 – 41.16. The consensus target price was at 39.81.

Dean Foods Co. (NYSE:DF) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. The stock trades in a 52-wk range of 9.01 – 21.34.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) analysts started as Outperform and assigned a 112 price target at Oppenheimer. The stock’s 52-wk trading range is 65.97 – 99.70 and with a 99.89 consensus price target.

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