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Monday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Continental Resources, EOG, GXO, JD.com, Robinhood, Sealed Air, Seaworld and More

Robinhood Markets Inc. (NASDAQ: HOOD): Goldman Sachs started the new-age brokerage firm with a Neutral rating and a $56 price target. Citigroup began coverage with a Buy rating and a $63 price target. The consensus target is posted much higher at $87.07. The last trade for Friday hit the tape at $42.64, after pulling back almost 5% on the day. The shares were higher in Monday’s premarket by almost 3%.

Sea Ltd. (NYSE: SE) Goldman Sachs raised its price target to $410 and kept the stock on the firm’s Conviction List of top stocks to buy. The consensus target is much lower at $314.55. The stock was last seen on Friday trading at $309.33, which was down close to 4% for the day.

Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE: SEE) William Blair started coverage with an Outperform rating. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock has traded between $36.27 and $60.75. The consensus target price is $64.92, and Friday’s close was at $59.36 a share.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS): Zacks is growing bullish on this theme park operator following a record quarter for earnings that proved its operational superiority amid this economic recovery. The firm has named it as the Bull of the Day. The shares most recently closed at $49.34 and have a consensus price target of $62.73.

Vine Energy Inc. (NYSE: VEI): Morgan Stanley lowered its Overweight rating to Equal Weight and cut the price target to $14 from $18. The posted consensus target is $19.33. The shares ended last week at $13.97.

WM Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MAPS): Piper Sandler initiated coverage with an Overweight rating and a $16 price target. This is another recent IPO, so no consensus target has been set. The stock has traded between $10.01 and $29.50 so far and closed on Friday at $13.26.

Zenvia Inc. (NASDAQ: ZENV): Itau BBA started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $24.80 price target. This was yet another recent IPO. The stock has traded between $9.49 and $14.14, and the last print on Friday was $13.84.


Jefferies is very positive on four business development stocks now for balanced growth and income investors. They pay outsized dividends and offer growth potential, so the total return possibilities look to be very solid.

Two hot tech stocks are among those expected to see dividend hikes this week. Also, now that its quiet period is over, see how the analysts landed on Robinhood stock.

Friday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Duke Energy, Macy’s, Mosaic, Nvidia, SAP, ServiceNow, Shopify and Workday. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Microsoft, Petco Health, Phillips 66 and more.

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