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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, Bank of America, Dollar General, DraftKings, Electronic Arts, Micron, Microsoft and More

Electronic Arts Inc. (NYSE: EA) was started at Raymond James with an Outperform rating and a $164 price target. The consensus target for the video game giant is $148.40. The closing price on Monday was $146.30 a share.

Fiverr International Ltd. (NASDAQ: FVRR) was downgraded from Neutral to Sell with a $185 price target at MKM Partners. The consensus target is a much higher $212.67. The last trade on Monday was reported at $235.61, down almost 4% on the day.

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) was named as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The firm said that shares have slipped sharply, which means Wall Street might be down on the stock at the moment and its near-term outlook is tough. Shares last closed at $139.42 and have a consensus price target of $ 152.06.

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) was named as the Bull of the Day at Zacks, which said that this stock has soared over the past several months and its impressive fiscal first-quarter results showcased why the memory chip powerhouse might have more room to run. Shares most recently closed at $81.28 and have a consensus price target of $96.48.

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was resumed in coverage at Raymond James with a Strong Buy rating and a $235 price target. The posted consensus target for the legacy software behemoth is $244.25. The last trade on Monday came in at $229.53.

Northern Oil & Gas Inc. (NYSE: NOG) was started with an Outperform rating and a $14 price target at RBC Capital Markets. The consensus target is $13.89. The shares ended Monday at $10.45 and were up almost 2% in premarket trading.

Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ: PDD) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets. The shares have traded in a wide 52-week range of $30.20 to $195.11 and have a $156.04 consensus target. With the stock closing almost 5% higher Monday at $180.43, this looks like a valuation call.

PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE: PPG) was raised at BofA Securities from Neutral to Buy with a $160 price target. The consensus target is $156.22. The stock closed at $140.60 on Monday.

Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital Markets, which also lowered the price target to $65. The consensus target is $64.00 and the final print on Monday was $61.23.

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA) was raised from Market Perform to Outperform with a $23 price target at Cowen. That compares with a lower consensus target of $15.36 and Monday’s close at $18.64.

Western Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: WES) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at BofA Securities, which as a $16 price target. The consensus target is $17.80, and the shares closed trading Monday at $15.09.


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Monday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included American Eagle Outfitters, Baidu, GameStop, Halliburton, Mosaic, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Salesforce.com, Take-Two Interactive Software and Wells Fargo. Analyst calls made later in the day featured Alphabet, Apple, Roku, Tesla and more.