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Friday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Agnico-Eagle Mines, Datadog, Fox, MGM Resorts, Norwegian Cruise, Peloton, Ross Stores, Twilio, Yum China and More

Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO): Citigroup initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and a $100 price objective. The consensus target is higher at $137.43, and the stock ended trading on Thursday at $95.70 after retreating almost 4% for the day.

TTM Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: TTMI): Truist Securities downgraded the stock to Buy from Hold and dropped the target price to $14 from $16. The consensus target is $17.79. The shares were last seen on Thursday at $11.75, down a stunning 18% despite posting earnings that surpassed estimates.

Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO): BTIG Research reiterated a Buy rating and raised the price target to $270 from $260. Wolfe Research keeps an Outperform rating and lifted the price target to $300 from $290. BofA Securities maintained a Buy rating and pushed its target price to $290 from $250, while Mizuho reiterated a Buy rating and the $250 target price went to $290. The stock was a rare winner Thursday, closing at $205.91 up almost 2% after the company blew out fourth-quarter revenue way past analyst estimates.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE: WSM): Gordon Haskett lifted its Hold rating to Accumulate but trimmed the target price on the upscale retailer to $200 from $205. The $188.50 consensus target is closer to Thursday’s final print of $158.01.

Yum China Holdings Inc. (NYSE: YUMC): Zacks selected this as its Bear of the Day, suggesting that American fast food in China not ringing the register. The stock has traded as high as $69.67 in the past year but closed on Thursday at $50.16, which is about 9% lower than 90 days ago.


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Thursday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Advanced Micro Devices, Amgen, Chipotle Mexican Grill, DuPont, Lyft, MGM Resorts, Newmont, Omnicom, Progressive, TPG and Winnebago. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on American Express, Lowe’s, Uber, Walt Disney and more.

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