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Monday's Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Airbnb, AT&T, Duke Energy, Etsy, Gap, IBM, Las Vegas Sands, Nvidia, Starbucks, Visa and More

Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY): Guggenheim reiterated a Buy rating on the stock but cut the target price to $285 from $330. The consensus target is $262.77. The final trade on Friday was reported at $185.15, after retreating almost 6% on the day.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE): Evercore ISI raised its In Line rating to Outperform and lifted the $40 target price to $46. The consensus target is $43.07. The shares were last seen on Friday at $41.41.

Frontier Group Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ULCC): BofA Securities upgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy, but the firm trimmed the target price to $18 from $19. The consensus target is up at $21.80. The stock closed Friday at $14.18, which was up over 4% for the day.

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS): This retailer was selected as the Zacks Bear of the Day stock. The analyst said that the sudden deceleration of Athleta & Old Navy in the most recent earnings is cause for significant concern. Shares have traded as high as $37.63 in the past 52-weeks but closed most recently at $18.12.

Hexcel Corp. (NYSE: HXL): Truist Securities upgraded the shares to Buy from Hold and boosted the $54 target price to $68. The consensus target is $57.86. The shares closed trading at $54.70 on Friday.

International Business Machines Inc. (NYSE: IBM): Goldman Sachs started coverage on the legacy technology giant with a Neutral rating and a $140 price target. The consensus target is $145.76, and the stock was last seen on Friday trading at $134.83.

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN): The BofA Securities upgrade was to Neutral from Underperform. The shares have traded in a wide 52-week range of $341.03 to $555.77 and have a $436.19 consensus target. The stock ended last week trading at $370.36.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG): BTIG upgraded shares of the robotic surgery leader to Buy from Neutral and has a $372 price target. That compares with the consensus target of $358.86 and Friday’s closing print of $324.29.


KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY): Odeon upgraded the bank stock to Buy from Hold. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares have traded in a range of $16.69 to $26.45, and they have a $25.57 consensus target. The last trade on Friday was reported at $26.35 a share.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS): UBS downgraded the popular retailer to Sell from Hold and slashed the target price from $66 to $38. The consensus target is $67.36, and Friday’s closing share price was $48.20.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): BofA Securities downgraded the shares to Underperform from Neutral and cut the price target to $40. The consensus target is $49.13. The stock was last seen on Friday at $37.90.

McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK): Credit Suisse raised the health care giant’s stock to Outperform from Neutral. Over the past year, the shares have traded between $169.34 and $251.36 apiece, and they now have a $268.08 consensus target price. The stock ended Friday’s session at $249.76.

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