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Friday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: FedEx, Fiserv, Gilead Sciences, Nvidia, Pfizer, Target, TJX, Victoria's Secret and More

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE): BMO Capital Markets started coverage on the pharmaceutical giant with an Outperform rating and a $60 price objective. The stock closed Thursday at $51.41, but in Friday’s premarket it seemed poised to set a new 52-week high above $52.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (NYSE: SMG): Barclays started coverage with an Overweight rating and a $205 price target. The consensus target is $202.86. The stock closed at $165.76 on Thursday.

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT): BofA Securities maintained its Buy rating on the retail giant and raised the target price on the shares to $329 from $317. The consensus target is just $283.45. The final trade for Thursday was reported at $252.05.

TJX Companies Inc. (NYSE: TJX) Credit Suisse reiterated an Outperform rating, and the target price ticked up from $84 to $86. BofA Securities kept a Buy rating and lifted its $90 price objective on the popular discount retailer to $95. The consensus target is $84.23. The stock closed on Thursday at $73.10.

Victoria’s Secret & Co. (NYSE: VSCO): Wells Fargo reiterated an Overweight rating and trimmed the price target to $85 from $90. The posted consensus target is $88.64. The final trade for Thursday was at $57.91 a share, which was up almost 15% for the day after the company posted stellar earnings.

Vivid Seats Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAT): Raymond James started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $17 price target. The consensus target is $18. The stock closed on Thursday at $12.67.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS): Morgan Stanley started coverage with an Overweight rating and a $264 price target. The consensus target is $236.55. The shares were last seen on Thursday at $225.54.


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Thursday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alcoa, CrowdStrike, Doximity, Freeport-McMoRan, Home Depot, JetBlue Airways, NetEase, PayPal, Royal Dutch Shell, Square and Welltower. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Activision Blizzard, Boeing, PayPal, Visa and more.

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