Similarweb Ltd. (NYSE: SMWB): Jefferies upgraded the shares to Buy from Hold and trimmed the target price to $22 from $20. The consensus price objective is up at $27.33. The shares closed out Thursday at $17.72.
Simply Good Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: SMPL): Credit Suisse raised its Neutral rating to Outperform and boosted the target price to $45 from $38. Shares were last seen trading at $38.98 apiece.
TaskUs Inc. (NASDAQ: TASK): BofA Securities upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and has a $71 price target. The consensus target is $68.33. The last trade Thursday hit the tape at $47.62, which was up over 4% for the day.
Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH): UBS upgraded the popular restaurant chain to Buy from Hold and also lifted the price target to $108 from $98. The consensus target is $100.71. The last trade on Thursday came in at $91.00.
Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV): SVB Leerink upgraded the shares to Outperform from Market Perform and has a $282 target price. The consensus target is a much higher $325.30. The final trade on Thursday was reported at $241.67.
Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS): Wells Fargo began coverage with an Overweight rating and a $400 target price. The consensus target is $390.61. The shares closed at $260.21 on Thursday.
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