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Tuesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Boeing, Carnival, Deere, Eli Lilly, Home Depot, Marathon Oil, Realty Income, Under Armour and More

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB): Piper Sandler downgraded shares of the chemical giant to Neutral from Overweight and trimmed the $119 target price to $115. The consensus target is $119.81, and Monday’s closing print was $106.71.

Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE: MRO): Citing the rally in energy stocks as the price of oil surges, Zacks as selected this as its Bull of the Day stock. Shares last closed at $28.13 apiece, and the $32.72 consensus price target would be a 52-week high.

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA): Goldman Sachs reiterated a Buy rating on the vaccine giant and has a giant $290 target price. The consensus target is just $220. Monday’s last trade hit the tape at $137.62.

Petco Health and Wellness Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF): Baird reiterated an Outperform rating and noted it was buyers in front of the earnings report. The firm’s $25 target price compares with the $24.67 consensus target. The shares closed over 3% lower on Monday at $14.60.

Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O): Wolfe Research downgraded the net-lease REIT to Peer Perform from Outperform and has a $73 target price. The consensus target is $76.56. The final trade on Monday was reported at $67.22.

ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE: NOW): Jefferies lowered its $700 price target to $550 but kept a Buy rating on the shares. The consensus target is $651.08, and Monday’s close was at $430.12.

Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UAA): Citigroup’s downgrade to Sell from Neutral included a price target cut almost in half, to $10 from $19. The consensus target is $17.32 for now. The last trade on Monday was reported at $9.69.

Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ZBRA): Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares to Equal Weight from Underweight but cut the $400 price target to $335. The consensus target is up at $514.40. The shares closed at $334.73 on Monday.


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Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Applied Materials, Autodesk, Bath & Body Works, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Cenovus Energy, Corning, Doximity, HP, Intercontinental Exchange, Macerich, Matador Resources, Palo Alto Networks, Ross Stores, Suncor Energy and Walmart. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on AbbVie, Array Technologies, Dow, DTE Energy, Gap, Pfizer, Ralph Lauren, Trimble and more.

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