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Thursday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, DraftKings, Goldman Sachs, Las Vegas Sands, Lyft, SunPower, Twitter, Weyerhaeuser, Wynn Resorts and More

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR): Wells Fargo started coverage with an Underweight rating and a $17 target price. The consensus target is $19.83. The shares closed Wednesday at $15.14, down close to 11% on the day as U.S. solar policies and a slowing housing market are turning into headwinds.

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR): Wedbush resumed coverage with a Neutral rating and a $54 target. The consensus target for the possible Elon Musk acquisition is $49.66. The stock closed on Wednesday almost 3% lower at $37.80.

Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA): Raymond James raised its rating on the popular cosmetics and accessories retailer to Strong Buy from Outperform and bumped the $475 target price to $485. The consensus target is $457.70. Wednesday’s final trade was reported at $391.64 a share.

Unity Software Inc. (NYSE: U): BTIG Research lowered its price target to $72 from $110 while staying with a Buy rating. The consensus target is $74.94, and Wednesday’s closing trade was for $39.52 per share.

Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ: OLED): The BofA Securities downgrade was to Neutral from Buy, and it slashed the $170 price target to $135. The consensus target is $187.36. The shares ended trading Wednesday at $103.78, down close to 6% for the day.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY): Truist Financial started coverage with a Hold rating and a $37 price target. The consensus target is higher at $43.11. The shares ended Wednesday trading at $33.04.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN): Barclays started coverage of the luxury gaming property with an Equal Weight rating and a $62 target price. The higher $91.27 consensus target also compares with Wednesday’s close at $58.00 a share.


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Wednesday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Airbnb, Cogent Biosciences, CSX, Fortinet, McDonald’s, Merck, Microsoft, MGM Resorts International, Nike, Oracle, Ovintiv, Penn National Gaming, State Street and Union Pacific . Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Accenture, Altria, Bath & Body Works, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Skyworks Solutions, Texas Instruments and more.

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