Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arrowhead Pharma, Cognizant, Goldman Sachs, HP, Splunk, UnitedHealth and More
At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $19 price target (versus a $12.68 close) at Goldman Sachs.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) was started as Buy with a $43 price target (versus a $34.46 close) at Jefferies.
Celanese Corp. (NYSE: CE) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $92 price target (versus a $77.16 close) at Goldman Sachs.
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) was started as Buy with an $80 price target (versus a $63.44 close) at Jefferies.
F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein.
Lonestar Resources US Inc. (NASDAQ: LONE) was started as Buy with a $13 price target (versus an $8.29 close) at Wunderlich.
Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE: MAA) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a $104 price target (versus a $93.81 close) at BMO Capital Markets.
SBA Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: SBAC) was raised to Overweight from Neutral with a $130 price target (versus a $99.81 close) at JPMorgan.
Smart Sand Inc. (NASDAQ: SND) was started as Buy with a $15 price target (versus a $12.18 close) at Deutsche Bank.
Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) was started as Hold at Jefferies.
W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was cut to $70 from $80 (versus a $66.40 close) at Jefferies.
YY Inc. (NASDAQ: YY) was started as Buy with a DCF-based price objective of $60 (versus a $45.00 close) at Merrill Lynch. The firm noted that YY trades at roughly a 40% discount to peers.
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Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades were in AK Steel, Celgene, Darden Restaurants, Delphi Automotive, Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Steel and over a dozen more. Monday’s top analyst calls included 3M, Campbell Soup, Deere, Johnson Controls, Panera Bread and a dozen more.