Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Akamai, Finisar, Helmerich & Payne, Kohl's, Tiffany, Williams Partners and More
Air Lease Corp. (NYSE: AL) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Merrill Lynch. The 52-week trading range is $34.42 to $50.70. The posted consensus price target is $54.96. The shares ended the day on Thursday trading at $43.07 apiece.
Carvana Co. (NASDAQ: CVNA) was resumed with a Buy rating at Citigroup and raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Barrington Research. Its 52-week trading range is $8.14 to $24.89. The consensus price target was not available. The stock closed on Thursday at $17.01.
Commercial Metals Co. (NYSE: CMC) is raised to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan. The 52-week trading range is $17.05 to $26.72, and the consensus price objective is $26.63. This is one company that should benefit from the steel tariffs.
Insys Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY) was downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray. The 52-week trading range is $4.10 to $15.02, and the consensus price objective is $9.80. Shares closed trading on Thursday at $7.67 but were down 11% in premarket action.
Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo. The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $15.42 to $44.50. With the shares closing Thursday at $44.36, this could be a valuation call.
Mattel Inc. (NYSE: MAT) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays. The 52-week trading range for the venerable toy giant is $12.71 to $25.97. The consensus price objective is posted at $16.29. The stock ended the trading day on Thursday at $15.97.
Masimo Corp. (NASDAQ: MASI) was started with an Overweight rating and a $97 price target at Barclays. That compares with the consensus price target of $99.67. The 52-week trading range is $80.69 to $104.71. The stock closed Thursday at $86.49.
REV Group Inc. (NASDAQ: REVG) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo. The 52-week range for the stock is $23.38 to $33.15. The consensus target price is $43.00, and shares closed Thursday at $23.85, down over 12% on the day.
Veeva Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VEEV) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan. The 52-week trading range is $44.51 to $78.28. The consensus price target is $71.73. With the shares closing Thursday at $77.69, this could be a valuation call.
Thursday’s top analyst calls included American Water Works, Berkshire Hathaway, Booking, CRISPR, Dollar Tree, U.S. Steel, Whiting Petroleum and more.