Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Blackstone, FireEye, Myriad Genetics, Visa, CBOE, Hershey, Vail and Many More

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CBOE Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was cut to $59 from $61 at Barclays. CBOE closed at $69.26, has a consensus price target of $64.92, and has a 52-week range of $55.04 to $72.53.

Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was cut to $17 from $19 at Morgan Stanley. The stock closed at $18.68 and has a consensus price target of $20.38 and a 52-week range of $14.56 to $19.74.

Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was cut to $36 from $39 at Barclays. It closed at $40.82, has a consensus price target of $42.15 and has a 52-week range of $36.10 to $58.84.

Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $96 price target at Argus. Hershey closed at $87.14. The consensus analyst price target is $93.00. The 52-week range is $82.41 to $111.35.

Instructure Inc. (NYSE: INST) was started as Buy at both Goldman Sachs and at Jefferies. Oppenheimer started it with an Outperform rating.

Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) was raised to Equal Weight from Underweight and the price target was raised to $69 from $65 at Morgan Stanley. Kellogg closed at $70.51, has a consensus price target of $70.00 and has a 52-week range of $61.13 to $72.34.

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs.


pdvWireless Inc. (NASDAQ: PDVW) was started as Buy with a $79 price target at Canaccord Genuity. This one closed at $24.43, with a consensus analyst price target of $68.67 and a 52-week range of $22.27 to $56.00.

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs, but it was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities. Janney Capital markets reiterated its Buy rating. Vail Resorts closed at $125.58 and has a consensus target price before the changes of $126.22.

If you missed out on Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they were in shares of Abbott Labs, Bluebird Bio, Chipotle, Eli Lilly, Ferrari, Wells Fargo and over a dozen more companies.