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 Friday, as follows:

Comcast Inc. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) analysts at Jefferies resumed coverage with a Buy rating and a 41 price target. The consensus price target is 44.38.

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI) was raised to Buy from Hold with a 110 price target at SunTrust. The consensus target is at 101.19.

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) Goldman Sachs cut the shares to Sell, and Vertical Group downgraded the shares to sell with a $42 price target. The stock closed Thursday at 53.28.

Hartford Financial Inc. (NYSE:HIG) was started with an In-Line rating and a 57 price target at Evercore ISI. The consensus target is higher at 60.38.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) was raised to Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets, and they posted a 210 price target. That compares with the consensus target at 196.94. The 52-wk trading range is 137.82 – 184.65.

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