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

Regency Centers Corp. (NASDAQ: REG): BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform and nudged the target price to $82 from $80. The consensus target is $76.65. Wednesday’s final trade was reported at $68.68.

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM): Goldman Sachs raised its $360 price target on the stock to $370 while maintaining a Buy rating. The consensus target is just $325.71. The stock closed Wednesday at $252.70, down almost 12% on the day after beating estimates but offering up some tepid guidance.

Sonos Inc. (NASDAQ: SONO): Zacks says that this audio products maker is successfully challenging tech titans and growing its share of the expanding consumer technology market, so it was named as the Bull of the Day stock. Its shares most recently closed at $31.44 and have a consensus price target of $46.43, which would be an all-time high.

TG Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: TGTX): Goldman Sachs slashed the price target in half, from $26 to $13, to go along with the firm’s Sell rating. The consensus target is up at $50.63. The stock closed over 3% higher on Wednesday at $15.69.

United Fire Group Inc. (NASDAQ: UFCS): Piper Sandler’s upgrade to Overweight from Neutral included a target price bump to $25 from $22. The consensus target is $30, and the shares were last seen on Wednesday at $21.82, which was up almost 5% on the day.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH): Truist Securities reiterated their Buy rating on the stock and lifted the target price to $520 from $500. The consensus target for the company is lower at $480.69. The last trade on Wednesday was filled at $444.34.

Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS): Goldman Sachs raised their target price on the stock to $386 from $295 while keeping a Neutral rating on the stock. The consensus target is set much lower at $337.24. The stock closed trading on Wednesday at $318.21 down over 8%.


With the holiday shopping season in full swing, e-commerce is bigger than ever. The leaders in the industry continue to dominate, making them top stock picks for aggressive investors looking for long-term growth ideas.

Wednesday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Beyond Meat, Capital One, Decker’s Outdoors, Diageo, DoorDash, Foot Locker, Krispy Kreme, Redbox Entertainment, Tronox, and Urban Outfitters. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on American Water Works, Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Lennar, StoneCo, Vertex Energy and more.

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