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Monday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, AT&T, Chevron, Dollar General, Ford, Kroger, Marvell, Peloton, Salesforce, Twitter and More

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX): Goldman Sachs reiterated a Neutral rating on the mega-cap energy giant and has a $121 price target. That compares with the higher $128.92 consensus target and Friday’s closing print of $114.41.

Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE: CLH): Stifel reiterated a Buy rating and has a $125 price target. The consensus price objective is $120. The stock was last seen Friday at $98.10, down almost 5% on the day.

Crane Co. (NYSE: CR): Morgan Stanley started coverage on the industrial machinery giant with a Neutral rating and a $111 target price. The consensus price objective is $126. The last trade on Friday came in at $98.04.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG): Raymond James reiterated its Strong Buy rating on the popular discount retailer and kept a $260 price objective. The consensus target is just $250.40. The last trade to hit the tape on Friday was reported at $222.

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ESPR): Goldman Sachs cut the price target to $5 while keeping a Sell rating. The consensus target is much higher at $15.18. The stock closed Friday at $5.25, down a stunning 42% for the day, with the only recent news being a large secondary stock offering last week.

Fastly Inc. (NYSE: FSLY): Raymond James upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform and has a $42 price target. The consensus target is $48.57. The last trade on Friday was reported at $35.92.

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Goldman Sachs maintained a Neutral rating on the legacy automaker, with a $20 price target, after hosting Ford’s Lisa Drake (COO, North America) at the 13th Annual Global Automotive Conference. The consensus target is lower at $17.94. The stock retreated almost 4% on Friday to close at $19.14.


Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HTZ): JPMorgan started coverage of the rental car giant with an Overweight rating and a $30 price target. Barclays has it at Buy with a $28 target, while Goldman Sachs has a Neutral rating and a $32 price target. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage with a Buy rating and a $34 target price. The consensus target is just $20. The shares were last seen Friday at $24.06 and were higher in Monday’s premarket.

Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ: HBNC): Raymond James reiterated a Strong Buy rating on the shares and has a $25 price target. The firm cited a very positive analyst day. The consensus target is $23.20. The stock closed trading on Friday at $20.17.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE: H): Truist Securities bumped their price target on the lodging giant to $78 from $76 while keeping a Hold rating on the shares. The consensus target is $85.22. The final trade on Friday came in at $80.37, which was down almost 4% on the day.

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR): Guggenheim reiterated a Buy rating on the grocery giant and boosted the price target to $49 from $45. The consensus target is $42.86. The final trade for Friday was reported at $43.43.