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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

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT): Needham’s downgrade was to Hold from Buy. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares have traded between $96.86 and $135.89, and they have a $121.05 consensus target. The close on Friday was at $99.23.

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY): The Zacks Bull of the Day stock has been a substantial beneficiary from the energy surge over the past year, says the analyst. Shares last closed at $70.86, and the consensus target price of $73.04 would be a multiyear high.

O-I Glass Inc. (NYSE: OI): BofA Securities upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and raised the $15 price objective to $19. The consensus target is $15.58. The stock closed almost 9% higher on Friday at $16.98.

PubMatic Inc. (NASDAQ: PUBM): Jefferies downgraded the shares to Hold from Buy and lowered the $28 price target to $23. The consensus target is $29.94. The stock ended Friday trading at $20.88, up almost 4% for the day. The shares were lower in Tuesday’s premarket.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH): Bernstein downgraded the health care giant to Market Perform from Outperform and has a $561 target. The consensus target is $566.95. The shares ended Friday at $507.02 apiece.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN): Morgan Stanley downgraded the popular retailer to Equal Weight from Overweight and lowered the $34 target price to $25. The consensus target is $27.69. The shares closed 4% higher on Friday at $21.68.

Workday Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY): Goldman Sachs cut the price target on the Buy-rated company to $260 from $300. The $285.25 consensus target also compares with Friday’s close of $158.79, which was down almost 6% on the day.

Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS): Goldman Sachs maintained a Neutral rating but slashed the $281 target price to $170. The consensus target is $290.08 The last trade for Friday came in at $160.00, up over 12% after posting earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations.


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Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Citigroup, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dow, Huntington Bancshares, Kraft Heinz, Nutanix, Nvidia, Patterson-UTI Energy, Roku, Snowflake, Splunk, Sysco, Union Pacific and Zscaler.

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