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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ford, GM, Hecla Mining, Vale, Waste Management and More

AppFolio Inc. (NASDAQ: APPF) was started as Neutral with a $18 price target at Credit Suisse.

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) was raised to Neutral from Underperform with a $165 price target (up from $130 and versus a $169.97 close) at Credit Suisse.

Changyou.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU) was started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink.

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) was raised to Outperform from Neutral with a $62 price target (versus a $51.29 close) at Macquarie.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim Group.

MercadoLibre Inc. (NASDAQ: MELI) was started with a Neutral rating and assigned a $170 price target (versus a $173.72 close) at Goldman Sachs.

Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) was started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Spectranetics Corp. (NASDAQ: SPNC) was downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at Needham.

Terex Corp. (NYSE: TEX) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $25 price target (versus a $24.45 close) at Jefferies.

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ: TCX) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald after earnings.

U.S. Ecology Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was cut to $40 from $48 (versus a $45.82 close) at Barclays.

Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) was raised to Outperform from Perform with a $7 price target (versus a $3.19 close) at Oppenheimer.

Five larger gold stocks have not kept up with the broader gold rally in 2016.

Jefferies has made several key changes to its Franchise Picks list.

Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades¬†included BlackRock, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Level 3 Communications, NVIDIA, Monsanto, Twenty-First Century Fox and over a dozen more.