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Tuesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CrowdStrike, Gap, Marathon Petroleum, Mastercard, MGM Resorts, Palo Alto Networks, Snowflake, Visa and More

Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA): Daiwa Securities raised its Neutral rating to Outperform with a $402 price target. The higher $426.47 consensus also compares with Monday’s last print of $363.30.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM): JPMorgan’s upgrade to Overweight from Neutral included a price target hike to $47. The consensus target is $44.20, and the shares ended trading on Monday at $38.75.

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: PANW): Raymond James upgraded the cybersecurity leader to Outperform from Market Perform, and it has a $400 price target. The consensus price objective is up at $446.65, and the stock closed Monday at $335.80.

Pool Corp. (NASDAQ: POOL): Goldman Sachs started coverage with a Buy rating and a $535 price target. The consensus price objective just $441.71, and the shares closed Monday at $435.67.

Snowflake Inc. (NASDAQ: SNOW): Rosenblatt raised its rating to Buy from Neutral and has a $285 price target. The consensus price objective is set higher at $296.77. Monday’s final trade was posted at $212.65.

Surface Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: SURF): BTIG Research started coverage with a Buy rating and a $17 price target. The consensus target is $16.25, and the stock ended trading Monday at $8.46.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V): Daiwa Securities raised the shares to Outperform from Neutral and has a $259 price target. The consensus target is set higher at $264.39, and the final Monday trade came in at $226.44 a share.


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