Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GDI) was started as Equal Weight and assigned a $35 price target at Barclays.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was started as Equal Weight and assigned a $16 price target at Barclays. GE has a 52-week range of $14.23 to $30.59, and it has a consensus price target of $18.71.
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) was started as Overweight with a $170 price target at Barclays. Honeywell closed up 1.3% at $150.38 and was indicated up almost 1% at $151.80 on Thursday, but it has a 52-week range of $122.40 to $165.13. The consensus target price is $173.50
KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $120 price target (versus a $107.47 close) at Citigroup. The 52-week range is $87.17 to $121.65, and the consensus price target is $122.21.
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) was started as Underweight at Barclays, and the price target of $235 is barely above its $232.00 closing price. 3M has a 52-week range of $181.62 to $259.77 and a consensus price target of $247.50.
Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE: OHI) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo. The stock closed down 5% at $25.61 on Wednesday but was indicated up 1.7% at $26.06 on Thursday.
Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE: POR) was started as Buy and assigned a $43 target price at Mizuho.
PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) was started with a Neutral rating and a $150 price target (versus a $150.66 close) at Instinet
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $132 price target (versus a $109.02 close) at Jefferies. Salesforce has a 52-week range of $80.25 to $114.52, and it has a consensus price target of $122.40.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SERV) was raised to Buy from Reduce at Instinet. It closed up 1.3% at $52.12 on Wednesday, in a 52-week range of $36.34 to $54.48.
SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) was downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer. SunPower closed up 1.3% at $7.48 on Wednesday but was last seen trading down 9% at $6.80 on Thursday after earnings. The 52-week range is $5.84 to $11.70, and the consensus price target is $9.09.
Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH) was maintained as Market Perform but the price target was raised to $64 from $58 (versus a $57.55 close) at Telsey Advisory.
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was started as Overweight with a $157 price target (versus a $126.70 close) at Barclays. UTC has a 52-week trading range of $107.05 to $139.24 and a consensus price target of $149.10.
Wednesday’s top analyst calls were in Avis Budget, Blue Apron, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Domino’s, Northrop Grumman, Pepsico, Rio Tinto, T-Mobile, Valero Energy and many more.
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