Par Pacific Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PARR): The Neutral rating at Piper Sandler was boosted to Overweight, and the firm’s$27 price target is now $33. The consensus target is $27.50. The shares were last seen Friday at $26.61, up over 8% for the day on the upgrade.
Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS): MKM Partners downgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy and has a $27 target. The consensus target is $27.92. The stock closed on Friday at $26.60.
PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH): The Barclays upgrade to Overweight from Equal Weight came with a target price hike to $106 from $72. The consensus target is $78.94. The shares closed almost 4% higher on Friday at $86.47.
Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL): Barclays upgraded the stock to Overweight from Equal Weight and boosted its $101 price target to $134. The consensus target is $116.08. The shares closed on Friday at $121.02.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN): J.P. Morgan’s upgrade was from Neutral to Overweight with an $850 target price. The consensus target is just $809.08. The stock closed on Friday at $723.05.
Restaurants Brands International Inc. (NYSE: QSR): As BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform, it raised its $63 price target to $72, above the $68 consensus target. The stock closed at $66.85 on Friday.
Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV): BMO Capital Markets started coverage with an Outperform rating and a $212 target price. The consensus target is $194.56. The last trade on Friday came in at $185.33.
Truist Financial Corp. (NYSE: TFC): Goldman Sachs raised its $50 target price on the Buy-rated shares to $55. The consensus target is $51.29. The stock closed on Friday at $47.92.
United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI): Zacks named this rental construction equipment stock as its Bull of the Day. The analyst points out that its surging earnings are bucking the trend. The stock last closed at $383.67 a share, and the $401.47 consensus target would be an all-time high.
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Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alcoa, Charles Schwab, Cognizant Technology Solutions, IBM, Newmont, Okta, Philip Morris International, Roblox, Shopify, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Texas Instruments and Transocean.
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