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Barrick, Lyft, Nordstrom, Twitter and More Wednesday Afternoon Analyst Calls

Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS) was downgraded at Loop Capital from Buy to Hold with a $61 price target. Shares traded at $55 on Wednesday. The 52-week range is $27.04 to $60.16, and the consensus price target is $65.87.

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) was upgraded from Hold to Buy with a $45 price target at Gordon Haskett. The consensus price target is $29.72. Shares traded around $35 on Wednesday, in the 52-week range of $11.72 to $42.22.

Stoke Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: STOK) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush. The stock traded near $63 on Wednesday. The 52-week trading range is $15.82 to $71.58. Analysts have a consensus price target of $59.50.

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) also saw plenty of post-earnings calls:

  • KeyBanc Capital Markets reiterated its Overweight rating and lifted its $65 price target to $80.
  • Barclays reiterated it at Underweight but raised its target price to $52 from $36.
  • Oppenheimer reiterated it at Outperform and raised its price target to $70 from $58.
  • BofA Securities reiterated a Buy rating and hiked its target price to $78 from $58.
  • Susquehanna reiterated it with a Positive rating and raised its $58 price target to $70.
  • Stifel reiterated its Hold rating and raised its price target from $50 to $60.
  • Deutsche Bank reiterated it at Buy and raised its price target to $76 from $65.
  • Guggenheim reiterated a Neutral rating and raised its $48 price target to $60.
  • Rosenblatt reiterated it as Neutral and increased its price target from $39 to $55.
  • Cowen reiterated a Market Perform rating and raised its price target to $58 from $48.
  • Truist reiterated its Hold rating and raised its target price to $64 from $43.
  • Goldman Sachs reiterated it as a Buy and raised its price target to $78 from $55.
  • Morgan Stanley reiterated an Equal Weight rating and raised its target to $54 from $50.

Early Wednesday, the stock traded around $64. The 52-week range is now $20.00 to $69.20, and the consensus price target is $48.08.


Jefferies favors three stocks in what it calls the digital gaming matrix. They are Buy rated at the firm and all make sense for aggressive growth investors looking to invest in this massive and fast-growing digital gaming and fantasy sports arena.

Note that short sellers bought into FAANG stocks Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet in the most recent period.

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