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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Beyond Meat, Broadcom, Dow, Morgan Stanley, Plug Power, TripAdvisor, Zoom Video and More

Noodles & Co. (NASDAQ: NDLS) was named as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The firm asks whether the restaurant recovery already is priced into the stocks. Shares last closed at $10.25 and have a consensus price target of just $11.40.

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ; PLUG) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays, which raised the price target to $29. The much higher $64.03 consensus still tops Monday’s closing print of $52.46, even after a more than 8% for the day.

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY) was downgraded at BofA Securities from Buy to Neutral with a $125 price target. The posted consensus target is $88.38. The stock ended Monday’s trading at $86.79.

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup, which raised the price target to $62. The consensus target is much lower at $35.06, The stock closed Monday at $49.35. The shares were up almost 6% in premarket trading

Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan, which lowered the price target to $18. The consensus target is $20.73, and Monday’s last trade came in at $14.72.

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NYSE: ZM) was raised to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Sandler. The firm also raised the price target to $541. The consensus target is a much lower $466.10. The stock was last seen at $409.66 on Monday. The shares were up almost 8% in the premarket following stellar earnings.


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Monday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Apache, CME, Cree, On Semiconductor, Pioneer Natural Resources, Plug Power, Sony and Wayfair. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Groupon, Sunrun, Twitter and more.

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