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Keep An Eye Out: Pre-Market Movers And Analyst Recommendations

Bruno T
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October 18 2023 05:06AM

Pre-Market U.S. Stock Movers

United Airlines Holdings (NASDAQ:UAL) slid over -4% in pre-market trading after the carrier provided weaker-than-expected Q4 EPS guidance. 

Floor & Decor Holdings (NYSE:FND) climbed more than +7% in pre-market trading after entering the S&P MidCap 400 index.

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) fell over -1% in pre-market trading after Morgan Stanley lowered its price target on the stock to $600 from $630.

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) soared about +15% in pre-market trading after the biotech drug developer announced data from an early-stage clinical study showed its drug candidate reduced liver fat levels.

Elastic NV (NYSE:ESTC) rose over +1% in pre-market trading after Jefferies upgraded the stock to Buy from Hold.

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Tesla (TSLA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Abbott Labs (ABT), Netflix (NFLX), Morgan Stanley (MS), Elevance Health (ELV), Lam Research (LRCX), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Crown Castle (CCI), Travelers (TRV), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), PPG Industries (PPG), Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ), Discover (DFS), Equifax (EFX), State Street (STT), M&T Bank (MTB), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Northern Trust (NTRS), Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG), Rexford Inl Rty (REXR), Ally Financial Inc (ALLY), First Industrial RT (FR), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), First Horizon National (FHN), Zions (ZION), Alcoa (AA), Columbia Banking (COLB), Synovus (SNV), FNB (FNB), Liberty Oilfield (LBRT), United Community Banks (UCBI), Unifirst (UNF), SL Green (SLG), Winnebago Industries (WGO), Marten Transport (MRTN), Stepan (SCL), Banner (BANR), Monarch (MCRI).

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ANALYST RECOMMENDATIONS:

Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN): Piper Sandler & Co maintains its overweight recommendation with a price target reduced from $415 to $370.

Allstate (NYSE:ALL): Morningstar downgrades to hold from buy with a target price of $122.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL): Haitong International Research Ltd maintains its neutral recommendation with a target price of $186.

Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT): Baptista Research maintains its underperform recommendation with a target price of $39.10.

Crowdstrike (NASDAQ:CRWD): DZ Bank AG Research initiates a buy recommendation with a target price of $215.

DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM): Morningstar upgrades to hold from sell with a target price of $92.

Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE): Baptista Research initiates a buy recommendation with a target price of $128.70.

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT): BMO Capital Markets maintains its market perform recommendation with a price target reduced from $72 to $64.

Palo Alto Network (NASDAQ:PANW): BMO Capital Markets maintains its outperform rating and raises the target price from $275 to $300.

Prologis (NYSE:PLD): Morningstar upgrades to buy from hold with a target price of $124.

Zscaler (NASDAQ:ZS): BMO Capital Markets maintains its outperform rating and raises the target price from $180 to $195.