Notable Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades for Week of February 11, 2019



Upgrades:


BNP Paribas upgraded shares of Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Monday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have $67.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of $56.00. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. Citigroup lowered their price objective on Colgate-Palmolive from $68.00 to $63.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 29th. Argus lowered their price objective on Colgate-Palmolive from $75.00 to $70.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 30th. Goldman Sachs Group raised Colgate-Palmolive from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Colgate-Palmolive from a neutral rating to an underweight rating and lowered their price target for the company from $61.00 to $54.00 in a report on Monday, October 29th. Finally, Evercore ISI initiated coverage on Colgate-Palmolive in a report on Thursday, January 10th. They issued an outperform rating and a $70.00 price target for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $65.13. Read more …

Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $109.00 target price on the stock. Monness Crespi & Hardt’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 21.69% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Hasbro from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 11th. ValuEngine downgraded Hasbro from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 1st. MKM Partners reduced their price target on Hasbro to $110.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. KeyCorp raised their price target on Hasbro from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, October 15th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reduced their price target on Hasbro from $100.00 to $95.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. Hasbro presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $104.73. Read more …

Edward Jones upgraded shares of Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Loop Capital boosted their target price on shares of Walt Disney to $130.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, November 9th. Barclays upgraded shares of Walt Disney from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and boosted their target price for the company from $104.00 to $130.00 in a research note on Friday, October 19th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a hold rating and set a $114.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Imperial Capital upgraded shares of Walt Disney from an in-line rating to an outperform rating and boosted their target price for the company from $113.00 to $129.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 27th. Finally, Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Friday, December 7th. They set an outperform rating for the company. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Walt Disney presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $124.84. Read more …



Edward Jones upgraded shares of Home Depot (NYSE:HD) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Bank of America downgraded shares of Home Depot from a buy rating to a neutral rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $219.00 to $195.00 in a research report on Friday, November 16th. Wells Fargo & Co dropped their target price on shares of Home Depot from $230.00 to $220.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. Credit Suisse Group reissued a neutral rating and issued a $204.00 target price (down previously from $222.00) on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Home Depot from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, January 14th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Home Depot from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $204.60. Read more …


Macquarie upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) from an underperform rating to an outperform rating in a report issued on Thursday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have $83.00 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. HSBC reissued a buy rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. BNP Paribas set a $85.00 price objective on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Credit Suisse Group set a $80.00 price objective on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Friday, October 19th. Jefferies Financial Group set a $87.00 price objective on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Friday, October 19th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a neutral rating on shares of Exxon Mobil in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $84.50. Read more …


Downgrades:


Wells Fargo & Co downgraded shares of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report released on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Wells Fargo & Co currently has $68.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $95.00. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on GILD. Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their price objective on Gilead Sciences from $87.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Guggenheim assumed coverage on Gilead Sciences in a research note on Monday, December 17th. They set a buy rating and a $86.00 price objective on the stock. Raymond James set a $90.00 target price on Gilead Sciences and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 5th. BidaskClub lowered Gilead Sciences from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies cut Gilead Sciences from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and dropped their target price for the company from $85.00 to $75.00 in a report on Friday, October 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $84.01. Read more …

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) was downgraded by Morgan Stanley from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They presently have a $49.00 price objective on the network equipment provider’s stock, down from their previous price objective of $51.00. Morgan Stanley’s price target suggests a potential upside of 3.16% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Deutsche Bank upped their target price on shares of Cisco Systems from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 15th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $44.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 16th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.17. Read more …

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) was downgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from an “in-line” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $78.07 target price on the utilities provider’s stock. Evercore ISI’s target price points to a potential upside of 0.31% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on ED. ValuEngine cut shares of Consolidated Edison from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 9th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Consolidated Edison from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $72.00 to $73.00 in a report on Monday, November 5th. Bank of America cut shares of Consolidated Edison from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, January 18th. Barclays increased their price target on shares of Consolidated Edison from $79.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Finally, Citigroup increased their price target on shares of Consolidated Edison from $79.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.64. Read more …

Bank of America downgraded shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Wednesday, MarketBeat.com reports. Bank of America currently has $170.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $173.00. Several other research analysts also recently commented on DE. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Deere & Company from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 20th. OTR Global raised Deere & Company to a positive rating in a research report on Friday, January 18th. Argus lifted their price target on Deere & Company to $166.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 27th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $211.00 price target on shares of Deere & Company in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Finally, William Blair reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Deere & Company in a research report on Friday, November 23rd. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $177.06. Read more …

Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) was downgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, The Fly reports. Several other analysts have also weighed in on CTL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Centurylink from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, November 16th. ValuEngine lowered Centurylink from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Cowen restated a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of Centurylink in a report on Friday, November 9th. Finally, Oppenheimer decreased their price target on Centurylink from $24.00 to $22.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 9th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.12. Read more …

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) was downgraded by equities researchers at Citigroup from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. They presently have a $50.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $56.00. Citigroup‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 9.15% from the company’s previous close. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $49.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Monday, December 10th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Monday, November 19th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Fourteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The Coca-Cola has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $51.50. Read more …



Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) was downgraded by equities researchers at Credit Suisse Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Duke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $101.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 12th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Duke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Duke Energy from $85.00 to $88.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Barclays increased their target price on shares of Duke Energy from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 19th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co decreased their target price on shares of Duke Energy from $89.00 to $88.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, November 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.21. Read more …

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) was downgraded by equities researchers at Credit Suisse Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on GD. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $253.00 target price on shares of General Dynamics in a research report on Wednesday, October 24th. Wells Fargo & Co cut their target price on General Dynamics from $250.00 to $210.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 25th. Citigroup cut their target price on General Dynamics from $210.00 to $195.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird cut their target price on General Dynamics from $243.00 to $222.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 25th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on General Dynamics from $210.00 to $200.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. General Dynamics presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $208.23. Read more …

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) was downgraded by stock analysts at Barclays from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on OXY. KeyCorp began coverage on Occidental Petroleum in a research report on Thursday, December 20th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $75.00 target price for the company. Argus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Occidental Petroleum in a research report on Monday, November 26th. Raymond James upgraded Occidental Petroleum from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Cowen began coverage on Occidental Petroleum in a research report on Thursday, November 29th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $80.00 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine cut Occidental Petroleum from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Occidental Petroleum has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $85.26. Read more …


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