Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Comcast, HUYA, Sprint, Time Warner, Yelp and More

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

Hershey Food Inc. (NYSE: HSY) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse. The 52-week trading range for the venerable chocolate company is $89.10 to $115.82, while the consensus price target is set at $96.16. The shares closed Tuesday at $93.38.

KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: KMG) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets. The 52-week trading range is $45.65 to $79.35. The consensus price target is $73.67. The stock closed trading on Tuesday at $79.26 up almost 13% after reporting earnings.

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: LX) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. The 52-week trading range is $1.01 to $20. The consensus price target is $20.26. The shares closed Tuesday at $15.91.

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYA) was started with a Sell rating at Berenberg with $26 price target. That compares with the consensus target of $39.11. The stock ended trading on Tuesday at $30.14.

MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Merrill Lynch. The 52-week trading range is $9.97 to $16.21. The consensus price target is $14.38. The shares ended trading on Tuesday at $11.28.

Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim. The 52-week trading range is $50.43 to $70.68. The consensus price objective on Wall Street is $62.40. The stock closed trading on Tuesday at $51.89.

Science Applications International Corporation (NASDAQ: SAIC) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Drexel Hamilton. The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $60.21 to $90.84. The consensus price target is $87.67. With the shares closing at $88.08 this could be a valuation call.

Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham Research, however they raised their price target on the company to $65 from $55. That compares with a consensus price target of $52.58. The stock ended trading on Tuesday at $63.21 up over 3%.

In case you missed it, here are Tuesday’s Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades. They included Barrick Gold, Buckeye Partners, Interdigital, Penn Virginia, Seaworld, Weight Watchers and more.