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Wednesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Block, Boeing, Freeport-McMoRan, GoodRx, Kosmos Energy, PayPal, Shopify, Starbucks, Toast and More

Cohu Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU): Stifel reiterated a Buy rating and has a $45 price objective. That compares with the $41.67 consensus target and Tuesday’s closing print of $27.79, which was down over 4% on the day.

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ): Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on the spirits heavyweight and has a $310 target price. Goldman Sachs also reiterated a Buy rating, with a $275 target. The lower $272 consensus target also compares to Tuesday’s closing print of $230.34.

Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE: CW): Stifel lifted the price target on the Buy-rated stock to $168 from $157. The consensus target is $170.17. The stock closed on Tuesday at $150.86.

Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL): Stifel lowered its price target on the fragrance leader to $335 from $355 while keeping a Buy rating. The consensus target is $358.42. The final trade on Tuesday was reported at $272.66.

EZCORP Inc. (NASDAQ: EZPW): Jefferies raised its Hold rating on the pawnshop giant to Buy and has an $8.50 target price. The consensus target is up at $9.83. The shares closed trading Tuesday at $6.36, up almost 7% for the day.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE): BofA Securities reiterated a Buy rating but oddly has a $45 target price, in line with the $45.07 consensus target but less than the $46.64 close on Tuesday.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX): Exane BNP Paribas downgraded the gold and copper mining giant from Buy to Neutral with a $50 target price. The consensus target is $47.60. The stock was last seen on Tuesday trading at $49.09, which was down close to 4% for the day.

Freshpet Inc. (NASDAQ: FRPT): Zacks named this stock as its Bear of the Day. The analyst questions whether this pet food maker can bounce back after a tough period last year. Shares have traded as high as $186.98 in the past year but closed most recently at $107.59.

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC): Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares to Buy from Neutral and has a $410 price target. The consensus target is up at $459.78, and shares closed on Tuesday at $316.01.


GoodRx Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GDRX): Baird maintained an Outperform rating on the stock and has a $23 target price. The consensus target is $26.06. The last trade Tuesday came in at $19.28, after retreating almost 4% on the day.

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS): Jefferies kept a Buy rating on the toy giant and has a $115 target price. The consensus target is $112.17. Tuesday’s closing share price was $85.05.

Jackson Financial Inc. (NYSE: JXN): Goldman Sachs raised the $41 price target on the Neutral-rated stock to $47. The consensus target is $44.40. The final trade Tuesday was reported at $42.23.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE: KOS): Goldman Sachs raised its $8 price target on the Buy-rated deepwater driller to $9.50. The consensus target is just $4.78. The last trade for Tuesday came in at $7.56, down close to 6%.

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