20 Stocks Analysts Can't Stop Upgrading in 2018

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As you know, a single upgrade from a broker probably won't be a major game changer for any single stock. But, what if there was a stock that had been upgraded by more than 10 different brokers during the last 90 days?

If ten different brokers have all upgraded a stock within the last few months and the price hasn't skyrocketed (at least, not yet), you would want to take a pretty hard look at it.

It turns out that there are actually 20 different companies that have been upgraded or had their price target increased at least ten times during the last ninety days by more than 10 different brokers. This slideshow lists those companies.

#1 - Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Number of Upgrades: 39 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.6
Ratings Breakdown: 31 Buy Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $295.2391 (-7.4% Upside)

Netflix logoNetflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. It operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. The company offers TV shows and movies, including original series, documentaries, and feature films. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. As of January 22, 2018, it had approximately 117 million members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Recent Recommendations for Netflix:

  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (4/19/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $303.70 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Wedbush from $110.00 to $125.00. They now have an "underperform" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $350.00 to $370.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at KeyCorp from $300.00 to $385.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at CIBC from $285.00 to $370.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from $340.00 to $372.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings from $285.00 to $370.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $280.00 to $300.00. They now have a "neutral" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $286.00 to $330.00. They now have a "neutral" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)

#2 - Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM)

Number of Upgrades: 25 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 44 Buy Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $124.4783 (2.1% Upside)

Salesforce.com logosalesforce.com, inc. develops enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management. The company offers Sales Cloud to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, and gain insights through analytics and relationship intelligence, as well as deliver quotes, contracts, and invoices. It also provides Service Cloud, which enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as a field service solution that enables companies to connect agents, dispatchers, and mobile employees through a centralized platform, on which they can schedule and dispatch work, and track and manage jobs in real-time. In addition, the company offers Marketing Cloud to plan, personalize, and optimize one-to-one customer marketing interactions; Commerce Cloud, which enables companies to enhance engagement, conversion, revenue, and loyalty from their customers; and Community Cloud that enables companies to create and manage branded digital destinations for customers, partners, and employees. Further, it provides Quip collaboration platform, which combines documents, spreadsheets, apps, and chat with live CRM data; Salesforce Platform for building enterprise apps, as well as artificial intelligence (AI), no-code, low-code, and code development and integration services, including Trailhead, Einstein AI, Lightning, Internet of Things, Heroku, Analytics, and AppExchange; and various solutions for financial services, healthcare, and government. Additionally, the company offers professional cloud services, such as consulting and implementation services; training services, including instructor-led and online courses; and support and adoption programs. It provides its services through direct sales; and through consulting firms, systems integrators, and other partners. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Recent Recommendations for Salesforce.com:

  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) is now covered by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt. They set a "buy" rating and a $152.00 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $135.00 price target on the stock. (4/6/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $140.00 price target on the stock. (4/5/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $130.00 to $140.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/21/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was given a new $144.00 price target on by analysts at UBS. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/21/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (3/8/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $130.00 price target on the stock. (3/8/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock. (3/6/2018)
  • Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $116.00 price target on the stock. (3/5/2018)

#3 - Mastercard (NYSE:MA)

Number of Upgrades: 25 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 29 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $178.7931 (1.9% Upside)

Mastercard logoMastercard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company also offers value-added services, such as safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and consulting services, issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. In addition, it provides various integrated products and services for account holders, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, governments, and other organizations; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. Further, the company provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and cyber-attacks, and ensure the safety of transactions. It offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has a strategic partnership with Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company BSC. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

Recent Recommendations for Mastercard:

  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) had its price target raised by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings from $182.00 to $187.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/19/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $196.00 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $192.25 price target on the stock. (4/10/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $193.00 price target on the stock. (4/5/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (4/4/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $192.25 price target on the stock. (4/3/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) had its price target raised by analysts at Wells Fargo from $195.00 to $205.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (3/29/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $192.25 price target on the stock. (3/28/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) is now covered by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They set an "outperform" rating and a $207.00 price target on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Mastercard (NYSE: MA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $182.50 price target on the stock. (3/1/2018)

#4 - Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU)

Number of Upgrades: 25 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.8
Ratings Breakdown: 24 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $63.7857 (30.1% Upside)

Micron Technology logoMicron Technology, Inc. provides semiconductor systems worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Compute and Networking Business Unit, Storage Business Unit, Mobile Business Unit, and Embedded Business Unit. It offers DDR3 and DDR4 DRAM products for computers, servers, networking devices, communications equipment, consumer electronics, automotive, and industrial applications; lower power DRAM products for smartphones, tablets, automotive, laptop computers, and other mobile consumer device applications; DDR2 DRAM and DDR DRAM, GDDR5 and GDDR5X DRAM, SDRAM, and RLDRAM products for networking devices, servers, consumer electronics, communications equipment, computer peripherals, and automotive and industrial applications, as well as for computer memory upgrades; and hybrid memory cube semiconductor memory devices. The company also provides NAND products, which are electrically re-writeable, non-volatile semiconductor memory, and storage devices; client solid-state drives (SSDs) for notebooks, desktops, workstations, and other consumer applications; enterprise SSDs for server and storage applications; cloud SSDs; and multi-chip package and managed NAND products. In addition, it manufactures products that are sold under other brand names; and resells flash memory products that are purchased from other NAND Flash suppliers. Further, the company provides 3D XPoint non-volatile memory products; and NOR Flash, which are electrically re-writeable and semiconductor memory devices for automotive, industrial, connected home, and consumer applications. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers and retailers through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors; and through a Web-based customer direct sales channel, and channel and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

Recent Recommendations for Micron Technology:

  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/23/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. (4/12/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/6/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) is now covered by analysts at UBS. They set a "sell" rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. (4/4/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (3/28/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $63.66 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) had its price target raised by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein to $60.00. They now have a "market perform" rating on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) had its price target raised by analysts at Argus from $55.00 to $75.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $54.00 to $65.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/23/2018)
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) had its price target raised by analysts at KeyCorp from $65.00 to $72.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/23/2018)

#5 - Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Number of Upgrades: 24 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.7
Ratings Breakdown: 23 Buy Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $44.00 (-0.6% Upside)

Cisco Systems logoCisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The company offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. It also provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, collaboration endpoints, and business messaging products; data center products, such as blade and rack servers, series, fabric interconnects, and management software solutions; wireless products consisting of wireless access points, WLAN controllers, cloud and appliances based services, and integrated software services. In addition, the company offers security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, Web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, and advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Further, the company offers a distributed file system for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems; service provider video software and solutions; and technical support services and advanced services. It serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers. The company sells its products directly, as well as through channel partners, such as systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Recent Recommendations for Cisco Systems:

  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) had its "overweight" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $48.00. (4/18/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $46.32 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $46.32 price target on the stock. (4/9/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $46.32 price target on the stock. (4/3/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $45.60 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs from a "buy" rating to a "conviction-buy" rating. (3/23/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $46.93 price target on the stock. (3/19/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup from $46.00 to $52.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/16/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $46.17 price target on the stock. (3/7/2018)
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $45.73 price target on the stock. (3/1/2018)

#6 - NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP)

Number of Upgrades: 22 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.5
Ratings Breakdown: 18 Buy Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $59.6923 (-12.7% Upside)

NetApp logoNetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers flash; flash arrays that support data management; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; hybrid cloud; ONTAP cloud storage data management service; NetApp cloud sync hybrid data management Software as a Service; NetApp private storage for cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated solutions. The company also provides ONTAP storage operating system for data protection and security; SANtricity storage operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads; SolidFire element operating system; NetApp StorageGRID Webscale software that allows customers to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; NetApp integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; and FlexArray storage virtualization software. Further, it provides software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. The company serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Recent Recommendations for NetApp:

  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was upgraded by analysts at William Blair from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. (4/17/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $76.00 price target on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) is now covered by analysts at JPMorgan Chase. They set an "overweight" rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. (4/13/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) had its price target raised by analysts at Argus to $76.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) had its price target raised by analysts at Maxim Group from $70.00 to $81.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $63.00 to $73.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/6/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $62.00 to $64.00. They now have an "equal weight" rating on the stock. (4/6/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was given a new $79.00 price target on by analysts at DA Davidson. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/6/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) had its "hold" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings. (4/5/2018)
  • NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was upgraded by analysts at Pivotal Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $62.00. (4/4/2018)

#7 - Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)

Number of Upgrades: 21 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.5
Ratings Breakdown: 26 Buy Ratings, 13 Hold Ratings, 3 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $51.0362 (-0.1% Upside)

Intel logoIntel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer, networking, data storage, and communication platforms worldwide. The company operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Programmable Solutions Group, and All Other segments. Its platforms are used in notebooks, desktops, and wireless and wired connectivity products; enterprise, cloud, and communication infrastructure market segments; and retail, automotive, industrial, and various other embedded applications. The company offers microprocessors, and system-on-chip and multichip packaging products. It also provides NAND flash memory products primarily used in solid-state drives; and programmable semiconductors and related products for communications, data center, industrial, military, and automotive markets. In addition, the company develops computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization, and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. It serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, industrial and communication equipment manufacturers, and cloud service providers. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Recent Recommendations for Intel:

  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup from $58.00 to $60.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/24/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $55.00 to $60.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (4/19/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $54.70 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Bank of America. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $54.70 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a $58.00 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) was upgraded by analysts at Tigress Financial from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $50.34 price target on the stock. (4/5/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is now covered by analysts at UBS. They set a "buy" rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. (4/5/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock. (4/4/2018)
  • Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $54.41 price target on the stock. (3/30/2018)

#8 - Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA)

Number of Upgrades: 21 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.5
Ratings Breakdown: 22 Buy Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 4 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $214.1714 (-4.3% Upside)

Nvidia logoNVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates through two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming and mainstream PCs; GeForce NOW for cloud-based game-streaming service; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for AI utilizing deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; GRID provides power of NVIDIA graphics through the cloud and datacenters; DGX for AI scientists, researchers, and developers; and cryptocurrency-specific graphics processing units. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors designed to enable branded platforms - DRIVE and SHIELD; DRIVE automotive computers and software stacks, which offer self-driving capabilities; SHIELD devices and services designed for mobile-cloud in home entertainment, AI, and gaming applications; and Jetson TX 2, an AI computing platform for embedded use. The company's products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. NVIDIA Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, original device manufacturers, system builders, add-in board manufacturers, retailers/distributors, Internet and cloud service providers, automotive manufacturers and tier-1 automotive suppliers, mapping companies, start-ups, and other ecosystem participants. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Recent Recommendations for Nvidia:

  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. (4/19/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (4/11/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/10/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $258.00 price target on the stock. (4/9/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) is now covered by analysts at UBS. They set a "neutral" rating and a $250.00 price target on the stock. (4/4/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) had its price target raised by analysts at Argus from $250.00 to $280.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/22/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $277.06 price target on the stock. (3/20/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $276.41 price target on the stock. (3/19/2018)
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $285.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $280.00. (3/14/2018)

#9 - Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK)

Number of Upgrades: 21 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 30 Buy Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $100.50 (-4.3% Upside)

Splunk logoSplunk Inc. provides software solutions that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company's products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source. It offers Splunk Enterprise, a machine data platform with collection, indexing, search, reporting, analysis, alerting, monitoring, and data management capabilities; and Splunk Cloud service. The company also provides Splunk Light, which offers log search and analysis for small IT environments; and Splunk Analytics for Hadoop, a software for exploring, analyzing, and visualizing data stored in Hadoop and Amazon S3. In addition, it offers Splunk Enterprise Security, which addresses emerging security threats; Splunk User Behavior Analytics that detects cyber-attacks and insider threats; and Splunk IT Service Intelligence, which monitors health and key performance indicators of critical IT services, as well as Splunk App for AWS to ensure cloud security and compliance; Splunk Stream to capture, analyze, and correlate network wire data; and DB Connect to get enterprise context; Palo Alto Networks App for Splunk to gain visibility to Palo Alto Networks firewalls; and Splunk App for Salesforce. Further, the company operates Splunkbase and Splunk Answers Websites, which provide an environment to share apps, collaborate on the use of its software, and provide community-based support, as well as offers application programming interfaces and software development kits. Additionally, it offers maintenance and customer support, training, and consulting and implementation services. The company serves cloud and online services, education, financial services, government, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, industrials/manufacturing, media/entertainment, retail/ecommerce, technology, and telecommunications industries. Splunk Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Recent Recommendations for Splunk:

  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $103.98 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. (4/13/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $110.00 to $115.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) is now covered by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt. They set a "buy" rating and a $132.00 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. (3/29/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) had its "neutral" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $103.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $101.00. (3/28/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $120.00 price target on the stock. (3/28/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock. (3/28/2018)
  • Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating. (3/13/2018)

#10 - Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT)

Number of Upgrades: 20 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.8
Ratings Breakdown: 20 Buy Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $120.1429 (-1.6% Upside)

Proofpoint logoProofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. It offers protection against advanced and targeted threats, including malicious attachments, polymorphic threats, zero-day exploits, user-transparent ?drive-by' downloads, malicious Web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. The company also provides solutions for email security, such as enterprise protection, email fraud defense, and email continuity offerings; advanced threat products, including solutions to protect organizations across threat vectors, including email, social media, mobile apps, and SaaS applications; a suite of security solutions comprising data loss prevention, encryption, data discover for data at rest, enterprise archive, eDiscovery analytics, and supervision; and digital risk protection suite that enables organizations to look beyond their borders for threats targeting their customers across email phishing, malicious Web domains, fraudulent mobile apps, and fraudulent social media accounts. In addition, it offers solutions that enable secure business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications; email encryption services that encrypt sensitive emails and deliver them to PC or mobile device; file-transfer solutions for end-users to share various forms of documents and other content; security optimized cloud architecture solutions. The company serves aerospace and defense, education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail sectors. Proofpoint, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Recent Recommendations for Proofpoint:

  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its price target raised by analysts at Needham & Company LLC to $138.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/24/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its price target raised by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt from $120.00 to $135.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/24/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Cowen Inc. They now have a $125.00 price target on the stock. (4/20/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup from $118.00 to $140.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/16/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. (4/11/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $112.00 price target on the stock. (4/10/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $130.00 price target on the stock. (4/9/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $124.00 to $135.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/22/2018)
  • Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank from $120.00 to $140.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/16/2018)

#11 - Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Number of Upgrades: 19 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.8
Ratings Breakdown: 28 Buy Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $99.8125 (4.7% Upside)

Microsoft logoMicrosoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company's Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as providing training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products. The company's More Personal Computing segment comprises Windows OEM, volume, and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; patent licensing, Windows Internet of Things, MSN display advertising, and Windows Phone licensing system; devices, including Microsoft Surface, phones, and PC accessories; and search advertising, including Bing and Bing Ads. It also provides gaming platforms, including Xbox hardware, Xbox Live, video games, and third-party video games. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online and Microsoft retail stores. It has a strategic partnership with CNH Industrial N.V. and BlackBerry Limited. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

Recent Recommendations for Microsoft:

  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was given a new $115.00 price target on by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/24/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock. (4/23/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was given a new $103.00 price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/20/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $106.32 price target on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. (4/11/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $104.63 price target on the stock. (4/3/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $101.89 price target on the stock. (4/2/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $110.00 to $130.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $101.78 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)

#12 - Square (NYSE:SQ)

Number of Upgrades: 19 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.6
Ratings Breakdown: 22 Buy Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 2 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $43.3485 (-13.9% Upside)

Square logoSquare, Inc. provides payment and point-of-sale solutions in the United States and internationally. The company's commerce ecosystem includes point-of-sale software and hardware that enables sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into payment and point-of-sale solutions. It offers hardware products, including Magstripe reader, which enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Contactless and chip reader that accepts Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) chip cards and Near Field Communication payments; Chip card reader, which accepts EMV chip cards and enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Square Stand, which enables an iPad to be used as a payment terminal or full point of sale solution; and Square Register that combines its hardware, point-of-sale software, and payments technology, as well as managed payments solutions. The company also provides Square Point of Sale software; Cash App, which provides access to the financial system, allowing customers to electronically send, store, and spend money; Caviar, a food ordering platform for restaurants to offer food ordering, pickup and delivery, to their customers; and Square Capital that facilitates loans to sellers based on real-time payment and point-of-sale data. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Recent Recommendations for Square:

  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) had its price target raised by analysts at KeyCorp from $52.00 to $55.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (4/23/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) had its price target lowered by analysts at Nomura from $65.00 to $64.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/18/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) had its price target raised by analysts at Buckingham Research from $52.00 to $55.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/3/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $67.00 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $58.39 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was downgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. (3/23/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank from $47.00 to $57.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/23/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $58.05 price target on the stock. (3/20/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $57.03 price target on the stock. (3/19/2018)
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $56.24 price target on the stock. (3/13/2018)

#13 - Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.5
Ratings Breakdown: 13 Buy Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $69.6450 (-2.8% Upside)

Akamai Technologies logoAkamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of Websites in a pre-production environment; mPulse that provides real-time Website performance data to provide insight about end-user experiences on a Website; and Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Web Application Protector to safeguard Web assets from Web application and distributed denial of service; Kona Site Defender, a cloud computing security solution; Bot Manager Premier to identify bots; Fast DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Prolexic Routed to protect Web- and IP-based applications; and Client Reputation for protection against DDoS and Web application attacks. In addition, the company offers enterprise security solutions, including Enterprise Application Access that enables remote access to applications; and Enterprise Threat Protector to enable enterprise security teams to identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats. Further, it provides network operator solutions, including Aura Licensed CDN, Aura Managed CDN, and Intelligent DNS solutions, as well as professional services and solutions; media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery, download delivery, infinite media acceleration, media services, and media analytics solutions; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. The company sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Recent Recommendations for Akamai Technologies:

  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (4/10/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock. (3/29/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at KeyCorp from an "underweight" rating to a "sector weight" rating. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock. (3/15/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $75.19 price target on the stock, up previously from $44.65. (3/9/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $88.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $78.00. (3/9/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at Cowen Inc from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. (3/8/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank from $80.00 to $85.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/6/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock. (2/21/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $71.78 price target on the stock. (2/12/2018)
  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating. (2/8/2018)

#14 - Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.6
Ratings Breakdown: 20 Buy Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $82.3824 (-14.8% Upside)

Lululemon Athletica logolululemon athletica inc., an athletic apparel company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, distributes, and retails athletic apparel and accessories for women, men, and female youth. It operates through two segments, Company-Operated Stores and Direct to Consumer. The company offers pants, shorts, tops, and jackets for healthy lifestyle and athletic activities, such as yoga and running; other sweaty pursuits; and athletic wear for female youth. It also provides fitness-related accessories, including bags, socks, underwear, yoga mats, and water bottles. The company sells its products through a chain of company-operated stores; outlets and warehouse sales; a network of wholesale accounts, such as yoga studios, health clubs, and fitness centers; license and supply arrangements; and showrooms, as well as directly to consumer through lululemon.com and ivivva.com e-commerce sites. As of January 29, 2017, it operated 406 company-operated stores under the lululemon and ivivva brands in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Puerto Rico, and Switzerland. lululemon athletica inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

Recent Recommendations for Lululemon Athletica:

  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) was downgraded by analysts at Needham & Company LLC from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $88.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $94.30. (4/23/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase to $107.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (4/16/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $98.00 to $105.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (4/13/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $82.00 to $85.00. They now have an "equal weight" rating on the stock. (4/10/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/4/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $73.00 to $82.00. They now have an "equal weight" rating on the stock. (4/2/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) was upgraded by analysts at Wolfe Research from a "peer perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $101.00 price target on the stock. (3/29/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $95.00 to $100.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/28/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase from $92.00 to $95.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/28/2018)
  • Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $96.00 to $98.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (3/28/2018)

#15 - Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 37 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $183.00 (-4.8% Upside)

Palo Alto Networks logoPalo Alto Networks, Inc. provides security platform solutions worldwide. Its platform includes Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control, as well as protection against network-based cyber threats; Advanced Endpoint Protection, which prevents cyber-attacks that exploit software vulnerabilities on various fixed, mobile, and virtual endpoints and servers; and Threat Intelligence Cloud, which offers central intelligence capabilities, security for software as a service applications, and automated delivery of preventative measures against cyber-attacks. The company provides firewall appliances and software; Panorama, a security management solution for the control of appliances deployed on an end-customer's network as a virtual or a physical appliance; and Virtual System Upgrades, which are available as extensions to the virtual system capacity that ships with physical appliances. It also offers subscription services covering the areas of threat prevention, uniform resource locator filtering, malware and persistent threat, laptop and mobile device protection, and firewall, as well as cyber-attack, threat intelligence, and content control. In addition, the company provides support services; and professional services, including application traffic management, solution design and planning, configuration, and firewall migration, as well as online and classroom-style education training services. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. sells its products and services through its channel partners, as well as directly to medium to large enterprises, service providers, and government entities operating in various industries, including education, energy, financial services, government entities, healthcare, Internet and media, manufacturing, public sector, and telecommunications. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Recent Recommendations for Palo Alto Networks:

  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its price target raised by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt from $190.00 to $210.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/22/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating. (3/8/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at JMP Securities. They now have a $210.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $165.00. (3/1/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $190.00 to $205.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (2/27/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its "overweight" rating re-affirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $210.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $190.00. (2/27/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its "overweight" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray. They now have a $200.00 price target on the stock. (2/27/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase to $220.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (2/27/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $173.00 to $206.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (2/27/2018)
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) had its price target raised by analysts at Imperial Capital from $175.00 to $200.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (2/27/2018)

#16 - Red Hat Software (NYSE:RHT)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.7
Ratings Breakdown: 23 Buy Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $152.6563 (-5.0% Upside)

Red Hat Software logoRed Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile, and storage technologies to various enterprises worldwide. It offers infrastructure-related solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system platform that runs on hardware for use in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat Satellite, a system management offering that helps to deploy, scale, and manage in hybrid cloud environments; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, a software solution that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. The company offers application development-related and other technology solutions, such as Red Hat JBoss Middleware, a solution for developing, deploying, and managing applications; integrating applications, data, and devices; and automating business processes in hybrid cloud environments; Red Hat cloud offerings, a software solution that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments; Red Hat Mobile, a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy, and manage mobile applications for enterprises; and Red Hat Storage, a software solution that enables customers to manage large, unstructured, or semi-structured data in hybrid cloud environments. It also provides consulting, support, and training services; and real-time operating system, distributed computing, directory services, and user authentication. Red Hat, Inc. has a collaboration with Wipro Limited to set up a cloud application factory that offers developers and IT teams a methodology for application modernization across public, private, and hybrid clouds. The company was formerly known as Red Hat Software, Inc. and changed its name to Red Hat, Inc. in June 1999. Red Hat, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Recent Recommendations for Red Hat Software:

  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank to $185.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) is now covered by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt. They set a "buy" rating and a $175.00 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $173.00 price target on the stock. (3/29/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Bank of America from $115.00 to $130.00. They now have an "underperform" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Stephens from $135.00 to $170.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its "overweight" rating re-affirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase. They now have a $175.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $130.00. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $165.00 to $170.00. They now have an "overweight" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings from $140.00 to $175.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at JMP Securities from $140.00 to $175.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Red Hat Software (NYSE: RHT) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $120.00 to $150.00. They now have a "neutral" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)

#17 - Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.1
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Buy Ratings, 18 Hold Ratings, 4 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $52.8182 (-9.3% Upside)

Seagate Technology logoSeagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company manufactures and distributes hard disk drives, solid state drives and their related controllers, solid state hybrid drives, and storage subsystems. Its products are used in enterprise servers and storage systems applications; client compute applications, primarily for desktop and mobile computing; and client non-compute applications, including various end user devices, such as portable external storage systems, surveillance systems, network-attached storage, digital video recorders, and gaming consoles. The company offers external backup storage solutions under the Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the Maxtor and LaCie brand names available in capacities up to 120 terabytes. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Seagate Technology plc was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Recent Recommendations for Seagate Technology:

  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/23/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $51.00. (4/9/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (4/3/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada to $62.00. They now have a "market perform" rating on the stock. (4/2/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) was upgraded by analysts at Cross Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from $45.00 to $55.00. They now have an "underweight" rating on the stock. (3/27/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) had its price target raised by analysts at Loop Capital from $65.00 to $70.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock. (3/22/2018)
  • Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup from $56.00 to $60.00. They now have a "neutral" rating on the stock. (3/9/2018)

#18 - Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Number of Upgrades: 18 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Hold
Rating Score: 2.1
Ratings Breakdown: 10 Buy Ratings, 19 Hold Ratings, 6 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $24.2742 (-22.2% Upside)

Twitter logoTwitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to consume, create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends, which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform, syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties, and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Further, it provides subscription access to its public data feed for data partners. The company has operations in the United States and internationally. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Recent Recommendations for Twitter:

  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was given a new $26.00 price target on by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a "hold" rating on the stock. (4/23/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at Maxim Group from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/20/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at MKM Partners from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock. (4/20/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/18/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock. (4/17/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. (4/12/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is now covered by analysts at Cascend Securities. They set a "buy" rating and a $36.00 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) had its price target lowered by analysts at Pivotal Research from $21.00 to $20.00. They now have a "sell" rating on the stock. (4/2/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $35.33 price target on the stock. (3/26/2018)
  • Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $35.33 price target on the stock. (3/20/2018)

#19 - Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Number of Upgrades: 17 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 48 Buy Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $1,501.8636 (-1.1% Upside)

Amazon.com logoAmazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo devices; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online service that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, it offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, the company provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreement services. Additionally, it offers Amazon Prime, a membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Recent Recommendations for Amazon.com:

  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "hold" rating re-affirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. (4/24/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. (4/23/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $1,750.00 price target on the stock. (4/23/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $1,800.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $1,750.00. (4/20/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs. (4/19/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $1,550.00 price target on the stock. (4/19/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. (4/13/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) is now covered by analysts at med. They set a "buy" rating and a $1,436.22 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt. They now have a $2,000.00 price target on the stock. (4/11/2018)
  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) had its "buy" rating re-affirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase. (4/10/2018)

#20 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA)

Number of Upgrades: 17 (in the last 90 days)
Consensus Rating: Buy
Rating Score: 2.9
Ratings Breakdown: 24 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $132.56 (10.8% Upside)

Electronic Arts logoElectronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes games, content, and services for game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes games primarily under the Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, The Sims, and Plants v. Zombies brands; and license games from others, such as FIFA, Madden NFL, and Star Wars, as well as publishes and distributes games developed by third parties. The company markets and sells its games and services through digital distribution channels, as well as through retail channels, such as mass market retailers, electronics specialty stores, and game software specialty stores. Electronic Arts Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Recent Recommendations for Electronic Arts:

  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) had its "outperform" rating re-affirmed by analysts at William Blair. (4/13/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. (4/6/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. (4/2/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $142.00 price target on the stock. (3/19/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $142.00 price target on the stock. (3/12/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was downgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $124.90 price target on the stock. (3/8/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. (3/7/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $124.90 price target on the stock. (3/1/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) was upgraded by analysts at Vetr Inc. from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $117.32 price target on the stock. (2/8/2018)
  • Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets to $150.00. They now have an "outperform" rating on the stock. (2/2/2018)







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