Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cypress Semi, Groupon, Humana, Infosys, Monster Beverage, Transocean and More

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Antero Resources Corp. (NASDAQ: AR) was raised to Hold from Underperform and the price target was raised to $27 from $24 (versus a $26.37 close) at Jefferies.

Apartment Investment and Management Co. (NYSE: AIV) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.

Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and the price target was raised to $50 from $45 (versus a $42.30 close) at Robert W. Baird.

Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE: FNF) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform with a $39 price target (versus a $37.30 close) at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

QEP Resources Inc. (NYSE: QEP) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform and the price target was raised to $24 from $18 (versus a $17.92 close) at BMO Capital Markets.

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform with a $23 price target (versus a $22.88 close) at RBC Capital Markets.

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM) was started with a Neutral rating and assigned a $24 price target (versus a $23.17 close) at JPMorgan.

Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) is now off of its IPO quiet period and analyst have started it as follows:

  • Neutral at Goldman Sachs
  • Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Market Perform at JMP Securities
  • Outperform at William Blair
  • Sector Weight at Pacific Crest
  • Hold at Canaccord Genuity

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WAIR) was downgraded to Underperform from Hold and the price target was cut to $12 from $14 (versus a $14.03 close) at Jefferies.

In addition, Jefferies has AbbVie, Pfizer and Eli Lilly as top pharma stocks.

Four speculative biotech and biohealth stocks were given massive upside targets.

Nine analyst picks from last week in stocks trading under $10 were given very large upside target prices.