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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Accenture, Blucora, Carnival, CNOOC, Hormel, Intuit, Lowe's, Tesla, WPX Energy, Zynga and More

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $138 price target (versus a $114.50 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Also, Telsey Advisory reiterated its Outperform rating and raised its target to $126 from $123.

Myokardia Inc. (NASDAQ: MYOK) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $90 price target (versus a $64.60 close) at Citigroup. It has a 52-week range of $32.80 to $67.45 and had a consensus target price of $72.67.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NCLH) was raised to Neutral from Underperform with a $55 price target (versus a $48.18 close) at Macquarie. The 52-week trading range is $39.57 to $50.39.

Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE: PSXP) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight with a $50 price target (versus a $51.03 prior close, after a 1.3% gain) at Morgan Stanley.

Seaspan Corp. (NYSE: SSW) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

TechTarget Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) was started as Outperform with a $26 price target (versus a $19.34 close) at Raymond James.

Teledoc Health Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) was reiterated as Overweight and the price target was raised to $94 from $90 (versus an $82.50 close) at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE: TEO) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $23 price objective for its American depositary shares (versus an $18.34 close) at Merrill Lynch. Its 52-week range is $15.26 to $40.19.

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) was down 0.67% at $307.52 on Thursday ahead of the SEC lawsuit, but the shares were indicated down 12.3% at $270.00 in Friday’s premarket trading. The 52-week range is $244.59 to $387.46. Citigroup downgraded Tesla to Sell from Neutral and slashed its target price to $225 from $356. JPMorgan has an Underweight rating and $195 price target, and there is now talk of key man risk in that call.

Textainer Group Holdings (NYSE: TGH) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Triton International Ltd. (NYSE: TRTN) was downgraded Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.

WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE: WPX) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $28 price target (versus a $19.65 close) at Jefferies.

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $5 price target (versus a $3.96 close) at Stifel. The 52-week range is $3.20 to $4.57. The consensus analyst target is $4.84.

Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AMD, Amazon.com, Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, Citigroup, Mastercard, PayPal, Square, Visa and many more.

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