Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond, BP, GameStop, Meet, PTC, Total, Visa, Wynn and More

Meet Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET) was named as the Bull of the Day at Zacks, which said that this stock is seemingly trading at a discount and its small-cap characteristic creates great upside potential. Shares most recently closed at $5.30, with a consensus price target of $6.35.

Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE: MWA) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Markets.

Nomad Foods Ltd. (NYSE: NOMD) was reiterated as Outperform with a $26 target and slightly higher earnings estimates at Credit Suisse. Shares closed at $21.27 ahead of this call, with a $25.66 consensus target price.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEN) was started as Underperform with a $7.50 target price (versus a $10.09 a close) at Bernstein.

PTC Inc. (NASDAQ: PTC) was maintained as Neutral with a $77 target price (versus a $77.22 close) at Wedbush, with the firm calling it out as being valued to reflect a better 2020.

Purple Innovation Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) was reiterated as Outperform with a $13 target price (versus a $10.70 close) at Wedbush, which noted that demand could outweigh supply through 2020. The consensus target price is $12.00.

REV Group Inc. (NYSE: REVG) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight with an $11 target price (versus a $10.73 close) at Wells Fargo.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDA-A) was raised to Buy from Hold at Berenberg.

Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) was reiterated as Outperform at Credit Suisse, and the firm raised its target overseas with an implied upside call of 24%, before taking its dividend into consideration.

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) was started as Underperform with a $2.90 target price (versus a $6.24 close) at Bernstein.

TTEC Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC) was started with a Buy rating and a $48 price objective (versus a $41.44 close) at Merrill Lynch. The previous consensus target price was $56.75.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) was reinstated with a Sell rating and a $9 target price (versus a $10.72 close) at Goldman Sachs.

Valaris PLC (NYSE: VLS) was started with an Underperform rating and a $2.30 target price (versus a $6.21 close) at Bernstein.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) made the announcement that it was acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion as a value-added enhancing transaction to help with payments between banks for consumers and businesses. Visa was reiterated as Outperform and the target price was raised to $215 from $195 (versus a $193.77 close) at Wedbush.

Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight with a $26 target price at Barclays. Shares closed up 1.25 at $23.78 ahead of the call, with more than a 6% dividend yield.

WPP PLC (NYSE: WPP) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Merrill Lynch.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $181 from $157 at Goldman Sachs, but the firm also added the stock to its prized Conviction Buy List for 2020. Shares closed up almost 3% at $147.21 and had a consensus target price of $144.24 ahead of this call. Shares were indicated up 1.8% at $149.85 on Tuesday morning.

Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alexion, American Water Works, Apple, Charles Schwab, Crowdstrike, FedEx, IBM, Microsoft, Nvidia, Ryanair, Tesla and many more.

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