Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE:PKG): According to Deutsche bank, there are indicators that a large transaction in the Containerboard industry is sensible, and the most probably occurrence would be for Packaging Corp. (NYSE:PKG) to acquire the containerboard and corrugated operations of Georgia-Pacific. The firm believes that this type of scenario would take both cash and Packaging Corp. stock combined. Deutsche also mentions that Georgia-Pacific and Packaging Corp. follow only International Paper (NYSE:IP) and Rock-Tenn (NYSE:RKT) as the leading competitors.
Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): According to Citigroup, although Walgreen’s stake in Alliance Boots will breed a few global opportunities, it will not solve the company’s U.S. issues. The firm maintains its Sell rating but drops the price target from $29 to $26 on the shares.
Liberty Media Interactive (NASDAQ:LINTA) has been added to Citigroup’s Top Picks Live list as a result of a recent pullback in shares. The firm reiterates its buy rating with a $21 price target on the shares.
Bunge Ltd. (NYSE:BG): Following a meeting with management, Citigroup predicts that 2012 will hold strong earnings growth for Bunge, and Citigroup reiterated the stock as a top pick. The firm sees the pullback in shares as an attractive entry point. The firm maintains a Buy rating and a $95 price target on the shares.
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX): According to Piper Jaffray, the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Associations Plasma Forum scheduled for later in the week usually pushes downside in Baxter shares. The firm believes the company’s fundamentals will continue to be solid and recommends purchasing shares of Baxter after the meeting.
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