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Monday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Apple, Amex, Brinker, Caterpillar, Chipotle, Dell, Halliburton, Palo Alto, Starbucks, Texas Instruments, Travelers and More

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Robert W. Baird.

Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE: DELL) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. Dell previously closed up almost 3% at $41.56, with a $52.76 consensus price target.

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) was raised to Positive from Neutral but its price target was cut to $48 from $62 (versus a $41.04 close) at Susquehanna.

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) was raised to Outperform from Underperform at Credit Suisse with a $67 price target. The firm talked up its franchise model and valuations making it among the most attractive of restaurant and food picks.

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight with an $8 price target at Wells Fargo.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $13.00 from $11.50 at B. Riley FBR. Its shares closed up almost 10% at $10.57, with an $11.55 consensus target price ahead of the call.

Okta Inc. (NASDAQ: OKTA) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets, which noted that its identity management software is a beneficiary of the work from home trend.

Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA Securities.

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) was raised to Buy from Hold at Rosenblatt, which noted that the data security player is a winner from the work from home trend.

PennyMac Financial Services (NYSE: PFSI) was raised to Outperform from Neutral with a $26 price target at Credit Suisse, with the firm expecting strong book value growth from earnings and higher confidence around servicing advance financing still adding up to almost 50% upside, despite its shares having increased off their lows.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) was raised to Hold from Sell at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, with the firm noting that the company has maintained a pristine balance sheet that should eventually pay off, even though the firm is cautious on the overall energy landscape while the demand destruction can be better quantified.

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight with an $8 price target at Wells Fargo.

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) was reiterated as Neutral and its price target was cut to $71 from $84 at Wedbush, with the firm using the Great Recession models pointing to economic sensitivity during an extended slowdown in the economy.

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was changed to $101 from $107 (versus a $107.69 close) at Morgan Stanley.

Tradeweb Markets Inc. (NASDAQ: TW) was named as the Bull of the Day at Zacks, which said that the creator of electronic debt-market trading platforms stands to benefit from a recent uptick in trading volumes. Shares most recently closed at $47.44 and have a consensus price target of $49.85.

Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV) was raised to In-Line from Underperform but the price target was cut to $117 from $125 (versus a $109.74 close) at Evercore ISI.

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) was maintained as Buy at Deutsche Bank, but the firm slashed its price target to $30 from $60 (versus a $16.56 close). It previously had a $31.85 consensus target price.

Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS) was raised to Buy from Hold at Rosenblatt, which saw the cybersecurity company performing well in the work from home trend.

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