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Thursday's Top Upgrades and Downgrades: Carvana, Dick's Sporting Goods, Frontier, O’Reilly, SolarEdge, VICI Properties and More

Nordson Corp. (NASDAQ: NDSN): Baird reiterated an Outperform rating and raised its price target to $271 from $232. The consensus target is $275.86. Wednesday’s close was at $239.80.

O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY): Oppenheimer reiterated an Outperform rating with an $800 target price. The consensus target is lower at $769.94. The stock closed on Wednesday at $711.21.

Palomar Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PLMR): Truist Financial reiterated a Buy rating and has an $86 target price. The consensus target is $81.86. The shares were last seen Wednesday trading at $76.57.

Paycor HCM Inc. (NASDAQ: PYCR): Goldman Sachs raised its $27 target price on the Neutral-rated stock to $34. The consensus target is $32.25. The closing share price on Wednesday was $30.50.

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG): Goldman Sachs reiterated a Buy rating on the Conviction List member, and it has a $428 price objective. The consensus target is lower at $355.73. The final trade on Wednesday was for $294.61 a share.

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL): Goldman Sachs maintained a Sell rating on the luxury home builder and has a $45.63 target, despite the company posting results that beat Wall Street and the firm’s expectations. The consensus target is $55.69, and the last trade on Wednesday came in at $46.22.

VICI Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: VICI): JMP Securities started the casino giant with a Market Outperform rating and a $38 price objective. The consensus target is $37.79. The stock closed on Wednesday at $33.99.

Yeti Holdings Inc. (NYSE: YETI): Citing a recent guidance cut, Zacks selected this popular consumer products maker as its Bear of the Day stock. Shares have traded as high as $108.82 in the past year but closed most recently at $40.23. That is more than 51% lower year to date.


Six Jefferies stock picks are business development stocks with outsized dividends and growth potential, so their total return potential looks to be very solid. All six companies have posted strong quarterly results as well.

Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Baidu, BJ’s Wholesale Club, CrowdStrike, Ocugen, Palo Alto Networks, PayPal, Playtika, Schlumberger, Workday and Zoom Video Communications. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Amazon.com, Beyond Meat, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, Medtronic, Twitter, XPeng and more.

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