Stocks were lower again on Tuesday, but off the lows as worries of the Greek situation may be overblown. The one constant trend over the past three and a half years is that investors buy every pullback. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst and brokerage research reports each morning of the week. The goal is to find value and upside, or new trading and investing ideas for our readers. Some analyst calls cover stocks to buy, while other calls are about stocks to sell or avoid.
These are this Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations.
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $27.00 price target (versus a $22.85 close) at Goldman Sachs. Ally has a consensus price target of $26.63 and a 52-week trading range of $19.42 to $25.14.
Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform with a price target of $26.00 (versus a $20.38 close) at RBC Capital Markets. Corning has a $23.97 consensus price target and a 52-week range of $17.03 to $25.16.
Enterprise Product Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) was started as Buy with a price target of $39.00 (versus a $32.01 close) at SunTrust. Enterprise has a consensus price target of $40.39 and a 52-week high of $41.38.
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) was started as Buy with a price target of $48.00 (versus a $39.36 close) at SunTrust. Kinder Morgan has a consensus price target of $47.76 and a 52-week range of $33.25 to $44.71.
Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a price target of $39.00 (versus a $34.67 close) at MKM Partners. The firm sees no near-term catalysts for short-term improvements. 24/7 Wall St. just offered a fresh view of how analysts see Twitter after the Costolo resignation news.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AERI) shares were up more than 50% after positive FDA news about changing its primary endpoint of Rhopressa. Needham raised its rating to Buy from Hold with a $27.00 price target (versus a $13.27 close and a $20.75 premarket level).
Following are additional analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen Tuesday morning: