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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Domino's Pizza, Fortinet, Verizon, Yum Brands and More

Antares Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) was started with a rating of Strong Buy at Raymond James. The 52-week range is $0.79 to $3.10. The consensus price objective is $4.67. The stock closed Thursday at $2.76.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel, and the firm raised the price target to $19 from $17. The 52-week range is $14.04 to $17.11. The consensus price target is $16.86, and the shares closed just below that level Thursday at $16.85.

CSX Inc. (NYSE: CSX) is raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James. The 52-week range is $24.43 to $51.28. The consensus price target is $52.58, and the shares closed Thursday at $49.58.

Cascadian Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CASC) was started with a Buy rating at BTIG Research. The 52-week range is $0.62 to $6.72, and the consensus price target is $3.90. The shares closed Thursday at $3.92.

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies. The 52-week range for the shares is $150 to $220.49, and the consensus price target is $224.48. With shares closing Thursday at $214.24, this also could be a valuation call.

Gigamon Inc. (NYSE: GIMO) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel, and the analyst raised the price target on the shares to $40 from $32, citing solid risk reward at current trading levels. The 52-week range is $28.43 to $61.25, and the consensus price target is $38.61. The stock closed Thursday at $35.

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: MMP) was started with a Neutral rating at Macquarie. The 52-week range is $64.25 to $81.77, and the consensus price target is $82.94. Shares closed Thursday at $75.91.

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) was downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI. The 52-week range is $33.39 to $46.22, and the consensus price objective is $46.96. Shares closed just below that Thursday at $45.45, so this could be a valuation call.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: SIX) was started with a Buy rating at Stifel with a $70 price target. That compares with a Wall Street consensus target of $ 65.75. The 52-week range is $47.62 to $62.59. The shares closed Thursday at $61.14.

Syntel Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNT) saw its price target lowered at Needham from $23 to $21, as the analysts cited lower forward guidance from the company. The firm did keep a Buy rating on the shares. The 52-week is $15.82 to $48.41, and the consensus price objective is $21.11. Shares closed Thursday at $16.71.

In case you missed it, here are Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades. They included Amazon, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Time Warner and many more.

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