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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Broadcom, Dollar General, Goldman Sachs, Peabody Energy, Qualcomm, SunEdison and More

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and the price target was raised to $800 from $775 (versus a $729.62 close) at Wedbush Securities.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $29 price target at Jefferies.

Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE: SCHW) was raised to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA.

Chemours Co. (NYSE: CC) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $4.50 from $10.00 at Jefferies.

CommScope Holding Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a $24 price target (versus a $20.54 close) at Raymond James.

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) was raised to Equal Weight from Underweight and the price target was raised to $90 from $65 (versus a $75.23 close) at Morgan Stanley.

Financial Engines Inc. (NASDAQ: FNGN) was maintained as Buy but the price target was cut to $34.00 from $41.00 at Jefferies.


Insperity Inc. (NYSE: NSP) was raised to Overweight with a $58 price target (versus a $45.56 close) at First Analysis.

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE: PHG) was downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) was raised to Overweight from Neutral with a $29 price target (versus a $23.09 close) at JPMorgan.

Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) was downgraded to Sell from Hold with a $53 price target (versus a $60.48 close) at Wunderlich.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) was maintained as Hold but the price target was lowered from $73.00 to $60.00 at Jefferies.

VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

If you missed Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Activision Blizzard, Boeing, FireEye, Gilead Sciences, Groupon, Netflix, Pandora Media and over a dozen more companies.

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