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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, CSC, DuPont, First Solar, Halliburton, Mattel, Priceline, Starbucks and Many More

Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ: ACTG) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays, and the firm’s price target was slashed to $4 from $12 (versus a $4.18 close).

AptarGroup Inc. (NYSE: ATR) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at R.W. Baird.

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) was raised to Overweight from Sector Weight with a $63 price target at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Ball Corp. (NYSE: BLL) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $87 from $84 at Jefferies.

Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (NYSE: BBVA) was raised to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital Markets.

Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLR) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $38 price objective (versus a $23.29 close) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


Fresenius Medical Care A.G. (NYSE: FMS) was raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, and the price target was slashed to $1.00 from $2.00 (versus a $0.58 close).

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, and the price target was cut to $35 from $39. The parent of Hawaiian Air closed down over 7% at $32.81 on Monday.

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) was reiterated as Hold at Jefferies, but the firm raised its price target to $110 from $100.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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