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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally Financial, Carnival, Charter Communications, General Dynamics, Honeywell, Philip Morris and More

Boise Cascade Co. (NYSE: BCC) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at D.A. Davidson. The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $25.21 to $65.45 and have a $56.25 consensus price target. The stock closed Thursday at $65.34, which was up almost 3% on the day. As it is trading at a one-year high, this looks like a valuation call.

British American Tobacco PLC (NYSE: BTI) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan. The 52-week trading range is $31.60 to $41.45. The consensus price target is $49.56. The shares ended Thursday at $39.79.

Carnival Corp. & PLC (NYSE: CCL) was upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse, which raised the price target on the popular cruise line to $40. The consensus target is a much lower $24.95, and the shares closed at $28.56 on Thursday.

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup, which lowered the price target on the cable and communication giant to $680. The consensus target is $713.86, and Thursday’s last trade came in at $615.16.

Chuys Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CHUY) was lowered from Buy to Hold with a $45 price target at Stifel. The consensus target for the popular Mexican restaurant chain is $42.29, and the stock closed Thursday at $47.79. As it is just shy of a 52-week high, this could be another valuation call.


Commscope Holding Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) was raised from Neutral to Buy with a $21 price target at Rosenblatt. The consensus target is lower at $17.71, and the stock popped over 6% on Thursday to close at $16.35. The shares followed through in Friday’s premarket, adding almost 3%. The company announced this week that it is spinning off its home-networking business to shareholders.

Dana Inc. (NYSE: DAN) was upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays, where the analysts raised the price target to $32. The posted consensus target is $25.78, and Thursday’s last trade hit the tape at $24.40. The stock was up almost 3% in the premarket.

Farfetch Ltd. (NYSE: FTCH) was named as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The firm questioned whether this luxury online marketplace can keep its pandemic momentum. Shares last closed at $51.75 and have a consensus price target of $67.00.

General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) was downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at Wolfe Research. The defense leader has traded in a 52-week range of $121.67 to $186 and has a $175.17 consensus target. The stock closed at $184.11, and this looks like yet another valuation call.