Mirum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: MIRM) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a $21 target price (versus a $14.77 close) at Citigroup.
National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was raised to Positive from Neutral with a $25 target price (versus a $20.08 close) at Susquehanna.
Netease Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) was up 2% at $242.90 on Friday but was indicated down 1.9% at $238.30 on Monday, after Goldman Sachs downgraded it to Neutral from Buy. The 52-week range is $184.60 to $289.69.
New Relic Inc. (NYSE: NEWR) was raised to Buy from Hold with $93 target price (versus a $63.08 close) at Argus.
News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse, noting a focus on value after earnings.
ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the target price was raised to $75 from $69 at UBS.
Owl Rock Capital Corp. (NYSE: ORCC) was started as Buy at Ladenburg Thalmann and at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Raymond James and RBC Capital Markets started it as Outperform, and Merrill Lynch started it as Neutral. Shares closed at $15.90 on Friday
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) was reiterated as Hold at Argus following its enterprise sale to Broadcom.
Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) was reiterated as Outperform and the target price was raised to $56.00 from $54 at JMP Securities. The Uber versus Lyft earnings and analyst scorecard wasn’t quite what the post-earnings initial headlines and reactions might have indicated.
Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ: WMGI) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZBH) was raised to Buy from Hold with a new $160 target price (versus a $138.31 close) at Argus.
Zacks has named Chegg Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) as its Bull of the Day, saying that this firm’s phenomenal run over the past three years has seen its e-commerce grow massively. The Bear of the Day is Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NASDAQ: GT). Zacks noted that its shares tanked once again following worse than expected second-quarter results.
Goldman Sachs is telling its clients to buy five top blue-chip services stocks if you are worried about a prolonged trade war with China. The firm also just lowered GDP forecasts for later in 2019 based on the ongoing drag of this trade war with China.
Jefferies also have four value stocks to buy with the market volatility coming back while the indexes still remain close at all-time highs from last month.
Friday’s top analyst calls included Activision Blizzard, ANGI Home Services, Azul, Baidu, CommScope, E*Trade, Kraft Heinz, Symantec, Uber Technologies and many more.