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Friday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Beyond Meat, Carvana, Embraer, Lennar, Moderna, Peloton, VICI Properties, Vroom and More

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW): BofA Securities upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and raised the $108 price objective to $125. The consensus target is $107.35. The stock ended Thursday’s session at $105.04.

Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ): Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to Overweight from Equal Weight and moved the target price to $23 from $20. The consensus target for the South American defense and aerospace giant is $22.27. The stock closed on Thursday at $15.39.

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA) Oppenheimer upgraded the shares to Outperform from Perform and has a $45 price objective. The consensus target is higher at $49.78. The closing share price on Thursday of $39.18 was over 4% higher for the day.

Holly Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: HEP): Barclays downgraded the shares to Underweight from Equal Weight and trimmed the price target to $17 from $20. The consensus price target is $20.67. The stock closed at $17.77 on Thursday.

Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN): UBS started coverage with a Buy rating and a $145 target price. The consensus target is just $131.13. The stock traded on Thursday’s close at $95.61 a share.

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA): BofA Securities raised its Underperform rating on the vaccine maker to Neutral and lifted the target price to $180 from $135. The consensus target is much higher at $284.26. The stock closed Thursday at $167.52, which was down almost 4%  for the day.

Paramount Group Inc. (NYSE: PGRE): Though Mizuho upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral, it trimmed the target price to $10.50 from $11. The consensus target is $9.93. The stock closed on Thursday at $8.84.


Paysafe Ltd. (NASDAQ: PSFE): Cowen upgraded the stock from Market Perform to Outperform with a $7 price target. The consensus target is $6.39. The last trade for Thursday came in at $3.61.

Pear Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PEAR): Credit Suisse started coverage with an Outperform rating and an $11 price target. The consensus target is $13.50. The stock closed trading on Thursday at $4.41.

Peloton Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: PTON): Stifel upgraded the stock to Buy from Hold, but it also cut its $56 target price to $40. The consensus target for the popular home exercise equipment stock is $67.69. The stock closed Thursday at $24.22, down almost 24% on the day after rumors surfaced that it would halt production, which the CEO of the company has denied. Shares were up almost 7% in the premarket.

PetMed Express Inc. (NASDAQ: PETS): Sidoti upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and has a $32 price target. The consensus target is lower at $28.50. The stock ended trading on Thursday at $23.81.