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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar General, DuPont, Dynatrace, Goldfields, Kansas City Southern, Pinterest, Snap and More

Columbia Sportswear Co. (NASDAQ: COLM) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA Securities, which raised the price target to $128. That compares with a $113.09 consensus target and Friday’s $107.34 close.

Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE: CPA) was downgraded at JPMorgan from Neutral to Underweight with a $65 price target. The much higher consensus target is $85, which is also less than Friday’s close at $89.86.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) was raised to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI. Shares of the discount retailing giant have traded in a 52-week range of $135.26 to $225.25 and have a consensus price target of $229.80. The last Friday trade hit the tape at $187.78 per share.

DuPont de Nemours Inc. (NYSE: DD) was started at Barclays with an Equal Weight rating and an $84 price target. The consensus target for the specialty chemical leader is $84.21. The closing price on Friday was $77.10 a share.

Dynatrace Inc. (NYSE: DT) was started at Goldman Sachs with a Buy rating and a $65 price objective. That compares with the $59.51 consensus target and Friday’s $50.90 close.


Floor & Decor Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FND) was raised to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI. The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $26.08 to $108.54 and have a consensus pierce objective of $110.50. Friday’s final trade came in at $97.61, up over 4%.

Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) was named as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The firm said that miners continue to underperform the barbarous relic over the long term and investors should know why. Shares last closed at $10.04 and have a consensus price target of $12.72.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) was raised at JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight with a $275 price target. The consensus target is just $239.06. The last Friday trade was recorded at $224.16. The shares were up over 16% in premarket trading after Canadian Pacific Railway agreed to buy the company for $275 per share, representing a 23% premium to Friday’s closing price.

NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) was raised from Neutral to Buy with a $27 price target at UBS. The consensus target is $25.55. The stock ended last week at $23.69.