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Tuesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boston Scientific, Costco, CVS, Dell, Dish Network, Macy's, Medtronic, Occidental Petroleum, UnitedHealth and More

Boot Barn Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BOOT): Baird raised its Neutral rating to Outperform and has a $115 target price. The consensus target is $132.67. Friday’s closing share price of $81.80 was up almost 5% on the day.

Boston Scientific Inc. (NYSE: BSX): Needham raised shares of the medical devices leader from Hold to Buy with a $48 price target. The consensus target is $50.38. The last trade on Friday hit the tape at $41.23.

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST): Goldman Sachs maintained a Buy rating and has a $526 target price. The consensus target is $578.13. The last trade Friday was filled at $470.76.

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS): Bernstein downgraded the pharmacy giant to Market Perform from Outperform and dropped the $122 target price to $112. The consensus target is $117.63. Friday’s close was at $98.07.

Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE: DELL): Goldman Sachs lowered its $61 price target on the Neutral-rated legacy tech giant to $53. The consensus target is $60.78. The stock closed on Friday at $49.62, up almost 13% after the company posted a record quarter.

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH): Truist Financial raised its Hold rating to Buy from and lifted the $25 target price to $60. The consensus target is $39.60. The stock closed on Friday at $22.30. The shares were trading almost 5% higher in Tuesday’s premarket.

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS): J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to Underweight from Neutral and sliced the $11 target price to $9. The consensus target is $15.09 for now. The final trade on Friday came in at $11.60, up over 4% for the day.

Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (NYSE: GPK): BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform and hiked the $20 price target to $25. The consensus target is $24.52. The $22.46 close on Friday was up almost 5% for the day.

HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA): Bernstein’s upgrade to Outperform from Market Perform came with a target price trim to $271 from $273. The $257.21 consensus also compares with Friday’s closing print of $215.53.


iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ): Citigroup upgraded the shares from Neutral to Buy and lifted the $4.50 price target to $6.50. The consensus target is up at $7.13. The stock closed at $3.98 on Friday.

Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: LYV): Goldman Sachs reiterated a Buy rating with a $130 target after a positive investor meeting with the company. The consensus target is $127.62. Friday’s final trade was reported at $95.46.

Lufax Ltd. (NYSE: LU): CLSA downgraded the shares to Outperform from Buy and dropped the $8 target price to $6.80. The consensus target is $8.68. The last trade on Friday was reported at $6.26.

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M): Morgan Stanley raised shares of the venerable retail company to Equal Weight from Underweight and bumped the price target to $22 from $20. The consensus target is $28.00. The shares closed at $23.40 on Friday.

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