Investing

Thursday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Airbnb, Amazon, CVS Health, DR Horton, Etsy, Ford, Gap, HPE, Salesforce, Sonos, UnitedHealth and More

Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX): BMO Capital Markets raised the stock to Market Perform from Underperform and has a $25 price target. The consensus target is $26.11. The stock closed on Wednesday at $22.25.

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS): Seaport Research Partners started coverage with a Buy rating and a $110 price target. The consensus target is $103.67, and Wednesday’s closing print was $88.78.

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI): Goldman Sachs downgraded the homebuilder to Neutral from Buy and has a $119 price target. The consensus target is $118.17. The shares were last seen on Wednesday at $97.76.

DTE Energy Inc. (NYSE: DTE): Though Wells Fargo raised its Equal Weight rating on the Michigan-based utility to Overweight, it also trimmed the $124 target price to $123. The shares closed on Wednesday at $109.15.

Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY): UBS started coverage with a Sell rating and a $215 target price. That is much less than the $265.52 consensus and Wednesday’s final print of $259.28, which was down almost 6% for the day.

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F): Wolfe Research downgraded the legacy automaker from Outperform to Peer Perform with a $22 price target. The consensus target is $17.94, but the last trade for Wednesday was reported at $19.58.

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS): This retailer was selected as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The analyst said that the apparel chain has fallen victim to the all too familiar hyper-congested global supply chain. Shares last closed at $15.98, and their consensus price target is $24.64.


Hello Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MOMO): Citigroup cut its Buy rating to Neutral and lowered the $18 price objective to $13.60. The consensus target is $16.91. The last trade on Wednesday was reported at $10.08 a share.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE: HPE): Stifel maintained a Buy rating on the shares and has a $20 price target, citing a strong fiscal 2022 outlook. The consensus target for the legacy tech giant is $17.62. The final trade on Wednesday came in at $14.21.

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (NYSE: PAGS): ScotiaBank started coverage with a Sector Perform rating and a $39 price target. The consensus target is much higher at $54.57. The last trade for Wednesday rolled in at $28.83.

RBC Bearings Inc. (NASDAQ: ROLL): Citigroup started coverage with a Neutral rating and a $220 price objective. The consensus target is up at $272.50, and the stock closed at $190.82 on Wednesday.

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.