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Thursday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Best Buy, Coinbase, CrowdStrike, Intuit, Lululemon, Petco Health, Teladoc Health, Toast and More

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME): Oppenheimer upgraded the shares from Perform to Buy with a $223 target. The consensus is at $250.31. The stock closed on Wednesday at $195.43.

Coinbase Global Inc. (NASDAQ: COIN): Cowen started coverage with an Outperform rating and an $85 price objective. The consensus target for the cryptocurrency trading broker is much higher at $159.14. The stock closed nearly 10% higher on Wednesday at $67.17.

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCO): Craig Hallum’s downgrade was to Hold from Buy, and it slashed the $60 price target to $35. The consensus target is $63 for now. The stock closed almost 4% lower on Wednesday at $31.68.

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWD): Stephens started coverage of the cybersecurity heavyweight with an Overweight rating and a $232 target price. The consensus target is $254.10. Wednesday’s $146.64 per share close was up almost 5% on the day.

Equitable Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EQH): J.P. Morgan raised its Neutral rating to Overweight and has a $36 price objective. The consensus target is $42.91. The stock ended trading on Wednesday at $29.46.

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC): Northland Capital started coverage of the home generator powerhouse with an Outperform rating and a $370 target price. That compares with a $387.69 consensus and the $231.22 close on Wednesday, which was up over 7% for the day.

Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU): Goldman Sachs reiterated a Buy rating after the company posted stellar results. The analyst’s $615 target price compares with a $597.33 consensus price objective and Wednesday’s closing print of $388.45, which was up over 8% on the day.

Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC): Though Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral, the firm trimmed the $87 target price to $84. The consensus target is $81.64. The stock was last seen on Wednesday trading at $60.86.


Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU): Morgan Stanley upgraded the yoga and athletic apparel leader to Overweight from Equal Weight but lowered the $339 target price to $303. The consensus target is up at $425.48. The shares closed at $260.66 on Wednesday.

Malibu Boats Inc. (NASDAQ: MBUU): Zacks named this the Bull of the Day stock. The analyst makes a case that bulls are testing the waters for this boat maker. The stock last closed at $57.77 a share, and the consensus price target of $88.11 would be an all-time high.

Murphy USA Inc. (NASDAQ: MUSA): Wells Fargo initiated coverage with an Equal Weight rating and a $230 target price. The consensus target is $240.75. The stock closed on Wednesday at $244.57.

Okta Inc. (NASDAQ: OKTA): Goldman Sachs chopped the $250 price target on the Buy-rated shares to $165. The consensus target is $205.99. The shares closed up almost 5% on Wednesday at $82.57.

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