Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

$SBUX, $TRV, $WHR, $AUY

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 Monday, as follows:

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) Wedbush maintained its Outperform rating with a 70 price target, noting that the 2% same-store sales growth will be offset by a tax contribution that was better than expected. Credit Suisse maintained its Neutral rating on Starbucks.

Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE:TRV) analysts raised to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities. The stock closed up 0.6% at 148.47 Friday, and the frequently forgotten DJIA component has a 52-wk trading range of 113.76 – 148.88. Travelers had a consensus target price of 141.65.

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets. It has a 52-wk trading range of 158.80 – 202.99.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) analysts raised to Outperform from Neutral with a 4.25 price target at Credit Suisse. The 52-wk trading range is 2.21 – 3.80, and the consensus target price is 3.74.

Note: Credit Suisse has raised its Gold outlook for Y 2018, noting USD weakness driving the price to an average of 1,375 oz or higher this year.

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