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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Comerica, General Mills, Mastercard, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and More

Allegiant Travel Co. (NASDAQ: ALGT) was started with an Underweight rating at Barclays. The 52-week trading range for the shares is $121.70 to $183.91. The consensus price target is set at $175. The shares closed Wednesday at $165.75.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) was started at Perform at Oppenheimer. The 52-week range is $109.143 to $193.45. The consensus price target is $170, and the shares closed Wednesday at $113.52.

Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPL) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. The 52-week is $47.07 to $75.10, and the consensus price target is $76.92. The stock closed Wednesday at $63.88.

Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVHC) was resumed with an Overweight rating at Barclays. The 52-week range is $18.31 to $74.75. The consensus price objective is $40.90, and the stock closed way above that level at $66.00.

HEICO Corp. (NYSE: HEI) is raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse. The 52-week range is $48.48 to $82.37, and the consensus price target is $78. The stock closed down over 4% yesterday at $75.63.

Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies. The 52-week range is $44.50 to $67.87, and the consensus price target is $60.30. The stock closed yesterday at $54.39.

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF) was started at Overweight at JPMorgan. The 52-week range is $39.15 to $52.79. The consensus price objective is $55.07. The stock closed Wednesday at $50.51.

Tallgrass Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: TEGP) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs. It has traded in a 52-week range of $9.66 to $27.79. The consensus price target is $26.67, so this is possibly a valuation call.

Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. The 52-week range is $40.44 to $57.19. The shares closed on Wednesday at $56.73.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) was raised to Outperform at Cowen, and it was also resumed at Overweight at Piper Jaffray. The company, which makes pharmaceuticals for animals, has traded in a 52-week range of $38.26 to $53.14. The consensus price target it $56.43, and the shares closed most recently at $50.84.

If you missed Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, the included CONSOL Energy, Kroger, 3M, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Xilinx and many more.

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