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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Applied, aTyr, Baidu, BP, Brinker, Chevron, j2, Marriott, Nvidia, Teladoc, Tesla, Yelp and More

Cogent Communications Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CCOI) was raised to Neutral from Sell at Moffett Nathanson.

j2 Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) was raised to Buy from Neutral and its target was raised to $90 from $87 (versus a $70.20 close) at Citigroup.

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC) was raised to Buy from Neutral and its price target was raised to $17 from $8.50 (versus a $14.68 close) at H.C. Wainwright.

Marriott International Inc. (NYSE: MAR) was reiterated as Overweight and its target price was raised to $108 from $105 (versus a $96.01 close) at Barclays. The consensus target price is $99.57.

Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) was reiterated as Overweight and its price target was raised to $510 from $430 at Wells Fargo. Susquehanna reiterated its Positive rating and raised its target from $450 to $540, a new street-high from the sell-side research firms.

Overstock.com Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) was started as Overweight with a $140 target price (versus a $93.36 close) at Piper Sandler. It had a $103 consensus target price, and its 52-week trading range is $2.53 to $112.62.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) was reiterated as Buy and its price target was raised to $130 from $118 (versus a $110.73 close) at Citigroup.

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) was maintained as Neutral but its price target was raised to $1,900 from $1,800 (versus a $1,650.71 close) at Wedbush Securities.

Teladoc Health Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) was raised to Outperform from Neutral and its target price was raised to $249 from $225 (versus a $187.50 close) at Credit Suisse.

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) was maintained as Equal Weight but its price target was raised to $24 from $22 (versus a $22.29 close) at Wells Fargo.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP) was raised to Outperform from Neutral with a $220 price target (versus a $191.92 close) at Robert W. Baird.

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) was maintained as Hold but its target price was raised to $25 from $22 (versus a $23.07 close) at Truist.

YETI Holdings Inc. (NYSE: YETI) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $48 target price (versus a $49.38 close) at Berenberg.


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Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AES, Applied Materials, Bloom Energy, Chimera Investment, Co-Diagnostics, FirstEnergy, Home Depot, Marriott, Target, Tesla and Walmart.