eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is believed by Goldman to report Q3 earnings higher than management guidance and consensus expectations. The analyst believes that there will be continued acceleration in the marketplaces segment along with benefits from former investments and ongoing share gains at Paypal. Shares have a Buy rating and a $56 price target. The revenue estimate for Q3 has been increased to $3.425 billion from $3.402 billion.
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH): After it conducted checks, RBC Capital continues to be confident that strength in wireless infrastructure and IT datacom markets surpassed last quarter’s expectations, and Amphenol has the possibility of increasing its guidance when it reports its September quarter results. The firm keeps its Top Pick rating on the stock.
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Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) preannounced disappointing Q3 revenue, and RBC Capital’s checks show that management’s claim that part of the reason for the miss was due to seasonality and lack of reimbursement for the transapical approach. Currently, the firm is more confident in the company’s outlook than directly after its results, and RBC recommends either purchasing the stock at current levels or on pullbacks.
Chico’s FAS Inc. (NYSE:CHS): Janney Capital’s checks show Chico’s EPS upside heading into 2012’s second half. The firm views Chico’s merchandising as compelling, and it claims that promotions have been very effective due to a traffic increase during its transition to the fall season. Shares have a Buy rating and a $22 price target on the stock.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS): After its checks, Oppenheimer thinks that Citrix Systems and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) have the ability to create an OEM partnership for Citrix’s NetScaler product. If the partnership is successful, the firm believes that Cisco may show inteteres in purchasing the unit for $1.5 billion to $2.1 billion, and it believes that such a deal may lead to an increase to Citrix’s margins. Oppenheimer keeps a Perform rating on the stock.