Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Autodesk, Home Depot, Marvell, Qualcomm, UnitedHealth, Walmart and More

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Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMS) was started with an Outperform rating and assigned a $70 price target (versus a $33.83 close) at Northland Securities. This stock was up 4% at $35.20 on Wednesday, in a 52-week range of $13.50 to $34.26.

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $15 price target (versus a $12.81 close) at Citigroup.

Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK) was started with a Neutral rating and a $65 target price (versus a $59.17 close) at UBS.

Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ: FNSR) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $22 price target (versus a $20.68 close) at B. Riley. The stock was down almost 1.5% at $20.38 on Wednesday, in a 52-week range of $17.80 to $36.85.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $190 from $180 (versus a $164.48 close) at Jefferies.

Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus. The shares were down 0.4% at $65.25 on Tuesday and were indicated down 0.7% at $64.75 on Wednesday.

International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Argus. Shares were down almost 1% at $27.63 on Tuesday, but the upgrade has taken back all of those losses with a 1% recovery on Wednesday to $27.91.

KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC) was started as Buy and assigned a $125 price target (versus a $107.16 close) at Argus. The 52-week range is $74.66 to $110.01 and the consensus target price is $111.92.

MuleSoft Inc. (NYSE: MULE) was raised to Outperform from Perform and was given a $30 price target at Oppenheimer.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was raised to Hold from Sell with a $33 price target (versus a $32.13 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho.

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) was up 2.7% at $39.85 on Tuesday but was indicated down 4% at $38.27 on Wednesday. It was maintained as Buy with a $41 price target but was removed from the prized Conviction Buy list at Goldman Sachs. Guggenheim downgraded Wingstop to Neutral from Buy.

Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ZBRA) was raised to Outperform from In-Line and the price target was raised to $120 from $95 (versus a $109.34 close) at Imperial Capital. This removes the lowest price target on Zebra from all analysts in the Thomson Reuters sell-side universe, and the consensus analyst target price is $122.50.

Tuesday’s top analyst calls included Bazaarvoice, General Motors, Home Depot, MGIC, Nike, T-Mobile and over a dozen more.

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