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Thursday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: APA, Baker Hughes, Block, Costco, Intuit, Kimco Realty, Micron Technology, PayPal, Phillips 66, Robinhood, Southwestern Energy and More

Roblox Corp. (NYSE: RBLX): MKM Partners started coverage with a Neutral rating and a $55 target. The consensus target is higher at $69.43. The stock closed Wednesday at $48.12.

Skyline Champion Corp. (NYSE: SKY): This homebuilder’s outlook continues to look strong amid rising rates and rising prices across the economy, says Zacks, which has selected the stock as the Bull of the Day. Shares were last seen at $56.44, and the consensus price target of $89.00 would be an all-time high.

Sony Group Corp. (NYSE: SONY): Oppenheimer kept an Outperform rating with a $150 target price. The consensus target is $154.95. The last trade Wednesday hit the tape at $105.19.

Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE: SWN): Seaport Research Partners started coverage with a Buy rating and a $9 target price. The consensus price objective is $7.84. The last trade on Wednesday was for $7.10 per share.

TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE): The Zacks Bear of the Day stock has suffered amid vehicle inventory shortages and the broader economic environment, says the analyst. Shares have traded as high as $6.22 in the past year but closed most recently at $3.75.

Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV): Baird maintained an Outperform rating with a $288 target price. The consensus target is $262.05. The stock closed at $214.01 on Wednesday.

Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ZG): Goldman Sachs began covering the online real estate company with a Neutral rating and a $57 target price on its shares. The consensus target is $71.28. The last trade on Wednesday was reported at $51.18.


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Wednesday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Adobe, Amazon.com, Carnival, Chewy, Fiserv, Ginkgo Bioworks, Global Payments, Nvidia, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, SentinelOne, Walmart and Workday. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Bank of New York Mellon, SmileDirectClub, Wayfair and more.

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