Quidel Corp. (NASDAQ: QDEL): Zacks selected this as its Bear of the Day stock, saying that this rising star in diagnostics had a shot at big cap status with 200% growth on COVID testing that faded. Shares last closed at $107.68, but the consensus price target is $185.25.
Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS): Susquehanna started coverage with a Positive rating and a $26 price target. The consensus target is $21.60, and the shares were last seen on Thursday at $19.34.
RBB Bancorp (NYSE: RBB): Janney raised the shares from Neutral to Buy with a $24 price target. The consensus price objective is $34.50, and the final Thursday trade was reported at $20.48.
Strategic Education Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA): BofA Securities downgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy and lowered the price target to $85 from $103. The consensus target is $113.80, and the stock closed Thursday at $78.10 after pulling back almost 6% on disappointing earnings.
Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT): Baird raised its Neutral rating to Outperform and also hiked the price target to $72 from $57. The consensus target is $63.97, and the shares were last seen on Thursday at $63.14.
VEREIT Inc. (NYSE: VER): Mizuho downgraded it to Neutral from Buy and has a $48 price target. The posted consensus target is $42.61, and the stock was closed at $47.88 on Thursday.
Warrior Met Coal Inc. (NYSE: HCC): B. Riley Securities downgraded it to Neutral from Buy and has a $22 price target. The consensus price objective is $23. The stock closed Thursday at $16.78, down over 6% for the day.
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