Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3M, AMD, CenturyLink, Chipotle, F5 Networks, Raymond James, Symantec and More

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Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. The stock has stabilized some after being pounded on reports of an internal investigation. Its 52-week trading range is $18.85 to $34.20, and the consensus price target is $29.94. The stock closed at $22.03 on Tuesday.

T. Rowe Price Inc. (NASDAQ: TROW) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies, and Deutsche Bank also raised the giant mutual fund and money management company to Buy from Hold. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares to Outperform from Neutral. The 52-week trading range is $67.62 to $120.07. The consensus price target is $116.23, and the stock closed at $117.14 on Tuesday.

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

AES Corp. (NYSE: AES) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Merrill Lynch. The 52-week trading range is $9.87 to $12.45. The consensus price objective is $12.94, and shares ended trading Tuesday at $12.30.

Apergy Corp. (NYSE: APY) was started with a Buy rating at Citigroup. The company had a recent IPO that priced late in April. The stock has traded in a range of $33.34 to $43.11 since the deal priced. The shares closed most recently at $40.00.

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ: ALKS) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup. The 52-week trading range for the drug company is $41.15 to $71.22. Its consensus price objective is $54.45, and the stock closed on Tuesday at $46.24.

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup. The 52-week trading range is $17.61 to $24.50. The consensus price target is set at $25.69, and the shares closed Tuesday at $21.60.

PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE: PPG) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies. The 52-week trading range is $100.36 to $109.47, and the consensus price target is $123.04. The shares closed Tuesday at $103.03.

Vipshop Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIPS) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets. Its 52-week trading range is $7.79 to $19.14, and the consensus price target is $19.64. The stock closed Tuesday at $12.08, down almost 20% on a mixed earnings report.

Wisdom Tree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank. The 52-week trading range for the ETF specialty shop is $8.37 to $13.41. The consensus price target is $10.68, and the stock closed Tuesday at $11.54.

In case you missed it, Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included CBS, Ford, Pivotal Software, Spotify, Symantec, Ulta Beauty and more.

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