With the trading day more than halfway over, the broader markets were sliding into the weekend. The Dow Jones industrial average was leading the charge downward with a retreat of about 0.6%. This comes after a week of these major averages hitting new all-time highs.
24/7 Wall St. is looking at some big analyst calls seen so far on Friday. We have included the latest analyst call on each stock, as well as a recent trading history and the consensus targets among analysts.
For those that might have missed it, 24/7 Wall St. had an earlier round of analyst calls on Friday that included Bristol Myers Squibb, Carrier, Comcast, DraftKings, Nvidia and more.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN): Truist Securities reiterated a Buy rating and raised its price target to $4,000 from $3,750. Needham reiterated a Buy rating and raised its price target to $4,150 from $3,700. The shares traded near $3,513 on Friday, in a 52-week trading range of $2,256.38 to $3,553.39. The consensus price target is $3,997.83. Plenty of analysts chimed in after Amazon posted its earnings report.
CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME): Argus downgraded it to Hold from Buy. The stock traded near $201 on Friday, in a 52-week range of $146.89 to $216.75. It has a consensus price target of $207.22.
Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA): Macquarie upgraded it to Neutral from Underperform but cut its price target to $40 from $52. The stock traded near $38 on Friday, in a 52-week range of $18.56 to $78.14. It has a consensus price target of $46.40.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD): SVB Leerink reiterated an Outperform rating and raised its price target to $74 from $72. Needham reiterated a Hold rating. On Friday, the stock traded around $63. The 52-week trading range is $56.56 to $81.76. Its consensus analyst target is $74.96.
S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI): Deutsche Bank initiated coverage with a Buy rating and a $435 price target. The shares changed hands at around $391 on Friday. The 52-week trading range is $281.07 to $394.93. The consensus price target is $423.00.
Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR): JPMorgan reiterated an Overweight rating and cut its price target to $80 from $91. MKM Partners reiterated a Buy rating and lowered its price target to $83 from $95. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a Hold rating but lowered its price target from $82 to $68. Shares traded around $57 on Friday, in the 52-week range of $27.12 to $80.75. The consensus price target is $70.76.
ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC): Macquarie upgraded its Underperform rating to Neutral but lowered its price target to $47 from $78. The stock traded around $41 on Friday. The 52-week trading range is $14.79 to $101.97. Its consensus analyst target is $53.81.
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