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

ONE Gas Inc. (NYSE: OGS) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS, though the firm raised the price target to $80. The consensus price target is $76.88, and Friday’s close was at $74.74.

Oxford Industries Inc. (NYSE: OXM) saw its price target raised to $88 from $65 at Telsey Advisory, which has a Market Perform rating on the shares. The consensus price target is $74.80, and Friday’s final trade was posted at $88.18.

Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA Securities, which lowered the price target to $78. The consensus target is a much higher $90.90, and the shares closed Friday at $73.01, after over a 5% rise on the day.

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA Securities, which lowered the price target on the social media giant to $67. The consensus target is $75.76, and Friday’s closing price was $58.36 a share.

Sunrun Inc. (NYSE: RUN) was started with a Positive rating and a $76 price target at Susquehanna. The consensus target is up at $81.65. Friday’s final trade came in at $55.58, which was up almost 8% for the day. The shares added an additional 5% in Monday’s premarket trading.

Vera Bradley Inc. (NYSE: VRA) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen, which has a $12 price target. The consensus target is $13.25, and the stock ended the trading session Friday at $11.41.

ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ZI) was started with a Buy rating and a $65 price target at Goldman Sachs. The consensus target is $64.73, and Friday’s last trade was posted at $48.84, up almost 4% on the day. Shares added 3.3% in premarket action.


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Friday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Beyond Meat, Blackstone, Crown Castle, Enphase Energy, Ford, Hartford Financial Services, Keurig Dr Pepper, Kimberly-Clark and Mosaic. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Dollar General, Progressive, Starbucks, Molson Coors and more.

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