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Wednesday's Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amgen, ADM, Eli Lilly, Home Depot, Medtronic, Palantir, Snowflake, Take-Two Interactive, Walgreens and More

Sanmina Corp. (NASDAQ: SANM): Sidoti raised its Neutral rating to Buy with a $78 target price. The consensus target is just $56.50. Tuesday’s $65.45 close was up 11% after posting impressive earnings.

Snowflake Inc. (NYSE: SNOW): Truist Financial cut its $225 price target to $200 but maintained a Buy rating. The consensus target is $216.67. Tuesday’s close was at $129.16.

Southern Copper Corp. (NYSE: SCCO): Morgan Stanley’s upgrade was from Equal Weight to Overweight with a $54 price target. The consensus target is $60.22. The stock closed 3% higher on Tuesday at $54.09.

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO): Though BofA Securities upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral, it also lowered its $130 price target to $120. The consensus target is up at $161.15. The stock closed on Tuesday at $93.57, down almost 14% after posting a loss and some weak guidance.

Telephone and Data Systems Inc. (NYSE: TDS): The prior Underweight rating at J.P. Morgan is now Neutral, but the target price was reduced to $14 from $21. The consensus target is $22.50. The stock closed Tuesday at $11.25, down close to 6% for the day.


Verisk Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSK): Morgan Stanley resumed coverage with an Equal Weight rating and has a $170 price target. The consensus target is $191.93. The shares closed on Tuesday at $170.61.

Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS): Piper Sandler’s upgrade was from Underweight to Neutral with a $10 target price. The consensus target is $14.42. The stock closed on Tuesday at $11.10.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA): Truist Financial raised its price target to $44 from $38 while maintaining a Hold rating. The consensus target is $39.07. The stock was last seen on Tuesday trading at $38.29.


The big question for investors looking for bargains after the big-tech meltdown is which ones to go after now. Goldman Sachs favors five outstanding software stocks, and some have huge upside to the target prices.

Tuesday’s early top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Boeing, BP, Costco Wholesale, DoorDash, Dominion Energy, EnLink Midstream, Meta Platforms, NOV, Okta, Sea, Shell and Splunk. Analyst calls seen later in the day were on Ballard Power Systems, Block, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, DigitalOcean, Lyft, Six Flags Entertainment, SolarEdge Technologies, William-Sonoma and more.

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