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Tuesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Comcast, Disney, First Solar, Fortinet, Next Era Energy, T-Mobile and More

Atlanticus Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ATLC): JMP Securities initiated coverage with a Market Outperform rating and an $82 price target. The consensus target is just $63. Monday’s final trade came in at $48.41.

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG): Piper Sandler downgraded the shares to Neutral from Overweight and lowered the target price to $50 from $60. The consensus price target is $55.44. Monday’s last trade came in at $47.52.

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR): Loop Capital started coverage on the communications and cable giant with a Hold rating and an $800 price target. The $821.50 consensus target is well above Monday’s closing trade of $755.90 a share.

Citi Trends Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN): Benchmark started coverage with a Buy rating and a $115 price target. That compares with the $136.67 consensus target and Monday’s closing share price of $70.59.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA): Loop Capital started coverage of the broadcasting and cable leader with a Buy rating and a $71 price target. The consensus target is $66.74. The shares closed at $56.49 on Monday.

Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ: COWN): Goldman Sachs started coverage of the boutique brokerage firm with a Sell rating and a $35 price target. The consensus target is considerably higher at $57.40. The stock closed trading on Monday at $33.08.

Denali Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: DNLI): Oppenheimer started coverage with an Outperform rating and an $85 price target. The consensus target is $86.60. Monday’s last trade was posted at $49.86, which was down almost 6% on the day.


First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR): KeyBanc Capital Markets started coverage with a Sector Weight rating. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock has traded between $59.52 and $112.50. The consensus price target is $98.05, and Mondays’ closing trade came in at $95.69.

Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ: FTNT): Stifel started coverage of the cybersecurity leader with a Buy rating and a $355 price target. The consensus price objective is just $291.72. Monday’s final trade hit the tape at $297.07.

Globant S.A. (NYSE GLOB): Goldman Sachs raised the shares to Buy from Neutral and boosted the price target from $235 all the way to $395. The consensus target is $286.30, and Monday’s close was at $313.12 per share.

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF): Goldman Sachs began coverage of the fast-growing broker-dealer with a Buy rating and a $45 price target. The consensus target is $39.50. The last trade on Monday was reported at $35.90.

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