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Monday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Discover Financial, Dollar General, Etsy, HCA, KeyCorp, Simon Property, ViacomCBS and More

Brunswick Corp. (NYSE: BC): Citigroup’s upgrade to Buy from Neutral included a price target hike to $125 from $94. The consensus target is lower at $105.92. Friday’s last trade came in at $104.52 a share.

Casper Sleep Inc. (NASDAQ: CSPR): Wedbush upgraded the stock to Outperform from Neutral and raised the price target to $10.50 from $10. The posted consensus target is $10.61, and the stock closed on Friday at $7.04.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF): Keybanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to Sector Weight from Overweight. The 52-week trading range is $3.80 to $20.87, and analysts have a $20.38 consensus target. Shares popped over 5% on Friday to close at $17.98.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS): BofA Securities upgraded it to Buy from Neutral and has a $120 price target. The consensus target is $115.29, and Friday’s close was at $102.84.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG): Zacks named this the Bear of the Day stock. The firm said that the shares have been a standout in the retail space for the past several years, but the near-term outlook is tough and earnings revisions have moved in the wrong direction recently. Shares last closed at $213.31 and have a consensus price target of $233.12.

Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY): KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded it to Sector Weight from Overweight. The shares have traded in a wide 52-week range of $61.31 to $251.86 and have a $237.38 consensus price target. Friday’s last trade was reported at $214.59.


HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA): Though Citigroup downgraded it to Neutral from Buy, the firm also raised its price target to $215 from $191. The consensus target is $215.42. The last trade on Friday was posted at $202.50.

KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY): The Wedbush upgraded to Outperform from Neutral included a price target hike to $25 from $23. The consensus target on the bank is $22.32, and Friday’s close at $20.77 came after almost a 4% gain on the day.

Paysafe Ltd. (NASDAQ: PSFE): RBC Capital Markets started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $31 price target. No consensus target was available. Friday’s close was at $13.50, and shares were up almost 4% in premarket action.

Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII): Citigroup downgraded the shares from Buy to Neutral with a $160 price target. That compares with a $142.13 consensus and Friday’s close at $146.45.

Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT): Summit Insights upgraded the shares to Buy from Hold and have a $165 price target. The consensus target is just $149.33, and the closing price on Friday was at $131.78.