Grubhub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) was reiterated as Equal Weight but its price target was raised to $49 from $46 (versus a $58.14 close) at Morgan Stanley. The consensus target price was $44.14.
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH) was reiterated as Overweight and its price target was raised to $154 from $120 (versus a $110.56 close) at Cantor Fitzgerald. It had a $184 consensus price target.
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) was reiterated as Equal Weight and its price target was raised to $8 from $7 (versus a $9.54 close) at Barclays.
Jumia Technologies A.G. (NYSE: JMIA) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and its price target was cut to $4.50 from $8 at Stifel. Shares closed down 19% at $4.21 on Wednesday and were indicated down 5% at $3.99 on Thursday.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) was downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI. The stock closed down 0.7% at $110.43, and its consensus price target was $116.56.
McCormick & Co. (NYSE: MKC) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at DZ Bank.
National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays.
Otis Worldwide Corp. (NYSE: OTIS) was started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Pluralsight Inc. (NASDAQ: PS) was named as the Bull of the Day at Zacks, which said that growth investors will love the stock but that doesn’t mean it is for everyone. Shares most recently closed at $17.97 and have a consensus price target of $20.30.
SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ: SDC) was downgraded to Underperform from Buy and its price objective was lowered to $7 from $10 at BofA Securities. The stock closed down 4.5% 7.72, and its consensus price target was $10.65.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE: SWK) was named as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The firm said that despite a recent beat, estimates are falling for this stock and they are falling in a big way. Shares last closed at $102.39, with a consensus price target of $140.93.
Trane Technologies PLC (NYSE: TT) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen, and KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded it to Sector Weight from Overweight. The stock closed at $76.65, with a $102 consensus price target and a 52-week trading range of $70.00 to $132.42.
Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) was maintained as Buy but its price target was lowered to $10 from $15 at Citigroup. Shares closed down over 9% at $7.79 on Wednesday, with a $12.00 consensus price target.
United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $136 price target (versus a $108.77 close) at UBS.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) was maintained as Equal Weight but its price target was lowered to $16 from $25 (versus a $15.75 close, after a 4.4% drop) at Barclays. It had a $19.81 consensus price target.
VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $135 price target (versus a $134.86 close) at Jefferies.
Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W) was downgraded to In-Line from Outperform at Evercore. Shares closed at $183.58 on Wednesday.
Wendy’s Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) was upgraded to Outperform from In Line and its price target was raised to $25 from $22 (versus a $19.88 close, after a 4.3% drop) at Evercore ISI.
Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ZG) was reiterated as Neutral but its price target was raised to $55 from $44 at Citigroup. The stock was down about 4.7% at $46.25 on Wednesday on news of a $1 billion capital raise, and it was indicated down 3.5% at $44.60 on Thursday.
Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Bluebird Bio, Ciena, CommVault Systems, Dollar General, JD.com, Kroger, Nucor, Target, Walmart and more.
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