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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMC Networks, Kinder Morgan, Lam Research, MGM Resorts, Spotify and More

Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT was started with an Overweight rating and a $210 price target at Barclays. The consensus price target for the music streaming leader is $158.32. The stock closed Monday at $170.37, down almost 6% on the day.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: WH) was added to the prestigious Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. The 52-week trading range is $57.29 to $66.95, and the consensus price target is set at $74. The stock closed Monday at $61.90.

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

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust. The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $41.05 to $59.05, and the consensus price target is $60.50. The stock closed trading Monday at $56.05.

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies. The stock has traded between $13.16 and $25.13 over the past year. The consensus price target is $19.89, and the stock closed Monday at $18.78.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) was started with an Outperform rating at Macquarie. The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $5.60 to $9.15, and the consensus price objective is set at $9.67. The shares closed Monday at $8.40.

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ: INCY) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Markets. The 52-week trading range is $60.23 to $140.11. The consensus price target is set at $83.86. Shares closed most recently at $71.73.

Lending Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass Point. The stock has traded in a stunning 52-week range of $166.45 to $404.20, and the consensus price objective was last seen at $329.50. The stock closed Monday at $246.75, down over 4%.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays. The satellite radio giant has traded in a 52-week range of $5.17 to $7.70 a share. The consensus price target is $6.53, but the stock ended trading on Monday at $7.06.

Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens. The 52-week trading range for the stock is $22.66 to $69.40, and the consensus price target is $55.16. With the shares closed Monday at $61.89, down almost 6%, so this could be a valuation call.

United Community Banks Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust. The shares have traded between $24.47 and $34.18 over the past year. The consensus price target is $36.67, and the shares ended Monday at $32.38.

In case you missed it, Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alibaba, CarMax, Nike, Radware, Under Armour and many more.

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