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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Andeavor, Cimarex Energy, Groupon, Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, Match Group, Republic Services and More

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) was raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS. The 52-week trading range for the highly successful dating sites company is $16.57 to $48.75. The consensus price objective is $42. The stock closed Wednesday at $36.85.

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Merrill Lynch. The 52-week trading range for the refining giant is $49.40 to $83.27, and the consensus price target is $86.56. The company is in the process of acquiring Andeavor, which will make it the largest U.S. refiner. The consensus price target is $86.56. Shares closed Wednesday at $77.11.

Republic Services Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was raised to Buy from Hold at Argus. The 52-week range for the giant waste management company is $64.13 to $69.03. The consensus price target is set at $71.13, and the stock closed Wednesday at $67.63.

Other key analysts upgrades and downgrades were seen in the following.

CVR Refining L.P. (NYSE: CVRR) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup. The 52-week trading range is $6.60 to $19.45. The consensus price objective is set at $16.75, and shares closed Wednesday at $18.95.

Cott Corp. (NYSE: COT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies. The 52-week range for the shares is $12.31 to $17.77, and the consensus price target is $17.95. The stock closed Wednesday at $15.78 a share.

Dynavax Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: DVAX) was raised to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan. The 52-week trading range is $5.35 to $24.45. The consensus price objective is $28.83. The stock closed Wednesday at $16.05 but was up over 7% in Thursday’s premarket action.

nVent Electric PLC (NYSE: NVT) was started with an Outperform rating with a $29 price target at RBC Capital Markets. The consensus price target was not available as this was a recent IPO. The stock has traded in a range from $21.00 to $27.00 since the deal priced. The shares closed Wednesday at $24.48.

New Gold Inc. (NYSE: NGD) was raised to Sector Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotia. The 52-week trading range is $2.22 to $4.25, and the consensus price target is posted at $4.01. The shares closed Wednesday at $2.46.

REV Group Inc. (NYSE: REVG) was started with a Neutral rating at Longbow. The 52-week trading range is $16.79 to $33.15. The consensus price target is $29.78. The stock ended the trading day Wednesday at $17.85.

Tapestry Inc. (NYSE: TPR) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Merrill Lynch. The 52-week trading range is $38.70 to $55.50. The consensus price target is $56.20, and the stock ended trading on Wednesday at $45.40.

Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ: MIDD) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird. The 52-week trading range is $100.32 to $138.89, and the consensus price target is $139.25. The stock traded down a massive 17.5% on Wednesday to close at $108.56, after posting earnings results that missed Wall Street estimates.

In case you missed it, Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Broadcom, Check Point Software, Cleveland Cliffs, Crocs, Papa Johns, Trimble, Twilio and more.