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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Advanced Energy, Baker Hughes, Bristol Meyers, Chevron, Emerson, HCA, Intuitive Surgical, Medtronic, NXP Semiconductors and More

HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) was started with a Buy rating and a $191 price target at Goldman Sachs. The consensus is $158.81, and shares closed Monday at $160.86.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup, which also lifted its price target to $130. That compares to the $100.60 consensus target and the $103.04 closing price on Monday.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) was downgraded from Overweight to Equal Weight with a $780 price target at Morgan Stanley. The consensus target for the robotic surgery giant is $730.31, and Monday’s closing price was $764.79.

L3 Harris Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LHX) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at JPMorgan, where the analysts kept a $215 price objective. The consensus target is higher at $227.50, and shares closed at $189.95.

Maravai Life Sciences Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVI) was started with a Buy rating and a $31 target at Stifel and started as Outperform at William Blair. The company had a recent IPO, and no consensus target has been established. The most recent close was at $25.73. Shares were 3% higher in premarket action.

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) was raised from Sell to Neutral at Goldman Sachs, which also lifted the price target to $119. It is lower than the $125.29 consensus target. Monday’s final trade came in at $111.97.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs. The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $58.41 to $167.27 and have a consensus price objective of $162.36. The stock closed Monday at $158.46, so this could be a straight valuation call.

Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) saw its target price raised to $70 from $67 at Cowen. The consensus target is $72.44, and Monday’s final print was $67.19.

Stoke Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: STOK) was resumed in coverage at H.C. Wainwright, which reset the price objective to $70. The consensus target of $49.13 is much lower. The stock was last seen trading at $56.04, up over 8% on Monday.

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) was raised from Sector Perform to Sector Outperform with a $75 price target at Scotiabank. That compares with a $63.24 consensus target and Monday’s final trade of $59.66.

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank, which also pushed the price target to $69. The consensus target is just $38.06. The last trade on Monday was posted at $39.83. Shares were modestly higher in premarket trading.

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In case you missed it, Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AEP, BJ’s, Clorox, HCA, Shake Shack, USBancorp, Walt Disney, Xpeng and more.