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Wednesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chevron, GE, Intel, Livent, Match, Riot Blockchain, Sirius XM, Under Armour and More

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF): This was selected as Bull of the Day at Zacks. The analyst suggested this steel stock could be a real steal at current prices. Shares closed most recently at $22.62, and the consensus price target was $29.73, which would be a 52-week high.

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE): Credit Suisse upgraded the legacy industrial giant from Neutral to Outperform with a $122 price target. The consensus target is $121.24, and Tuesday’s closing print of $99.37 was up over 3% for the day.

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC): Northland Capital raised the chip giant to Outperform from Market Perform and has a $62 price target. The consensus target is $55.02. The stock closed on Tuesday at $53.14.

Livent Corp. (NYSE: LTHM): Vertical Research raised the shares to Buy from Hold and has a $30 price target. The consensus target is $30.15. The last trade Tuesday was reported at $26.43, up close to 4% for the day.

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH): Wolfe Research started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $163 price objective. The consensus target is up at $174.32. Tuesday’s last trade was posted at $132.97.

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT): Piper Sandler downgraded the medical devices heavyweight to Neutral from Overweight and slashed the $152 price objective to $110. The consensus target is up at $133.38. The final Tuesday trade was reported at $106.39 a share.

Nasdaq Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ): Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares to Sell from Neutral and has a $190 price target. The consensus target is much higher at $224.86. The last trade for Tuesday was reported at $197.39.


Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC): Stephens downgraded the transport giant to Equal Weight from Overweight and sliced the price objective to $310 from $325. The consensus target $303.63. The final trade on Tuesday hit the tape at $294.72 a share.

Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ: NTRS): Goldman Sachs raised the bank to Neutral from Sell and nudged the target price to $125 from $120. The consensus target is $133.53. Tuesday’s last trade came in at $125.28, up almost 4% for the day.

RealReal Inc. (NASDAQ: REAL): Wedbush upgraded the shares to Outperform from Neutral and lifted the $16 target price to $21. The consensus target is $20.94. The stock rose over 3% on Tuesday to close at $12.35.

Riot Blockchain Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT): Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage with an Overweight rating and a $45 target price. That compares with a $53.63 consensus target and Tuesday’s close at $24.28, which was up 7.25% on the day.

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