Investing

Friday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Conoco, Darden Restaurants, General Dynamics, Peloton, Roku, Tilray, Wayfair and More

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS): Benchmark upgraded the stock to Buy from Hold and has a $17 price target. The consensus price objective is $18, and the stock closed at $14.04 on Thursday.

Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA): Summit Insights downgraded the shares to Hold from Buy. The stock has traded in a wide 52-week range of $55.59 to $146.93 and have a $144.25 consensus price objective. The last Thursday trade came in at $133.30.

Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY): Jefferies resumed coverage on the marijuana company with a $23 price target. The consensus target is lower at $18.98. Thursday’s closing print was reported at $14.15, which was down 11% for the day.

Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE: TUP): Citigroup upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and raised the price target to $36. The slightly higher $37 consensus target also compares with Thursday’s closing trade of $25.40.

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC): Wells Fargo raised the broadcast and programming giant to Equal Weight from Underweight but lowered the price target to $45. The consensus target is higher at $52, and the final Thursday trade was reported at $38.15.

Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W): Stifel raised its Sell rating to Hold and hiked the price target to $280. The consensus target is much higher at $339.67. The last trade Thursday hit the tape at $286.13, a gain of almost 6% for the day.

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING): Northcoast downgraded it to Neutral from Buy. Shares of the popular restaurant chain have traded in a 52-week range of $112.47 to $172.87 and have a $169 consensus price objective. The final Thursday trade was reported at $151.33.


Five Goldman Sachs high-conviction stock picks look like outstanding total return ideas now. They are positioned well for the rest of 2021 and beyond, and they make sense for growth and income investors in an aging bull market.

See why one top analyst sees plenty of upside in Peloton despite the sell-off and why another thinks Zynga is in “a better position now than at any point in its history.”

Thursday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Apple, Darden Restaurants, Peloton International, Pfizer, Pioneer Natural Resources, Tilray and Zynga. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Allstate, Booking, CyberArk, Hilton and more.