Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP): According to Oppenheimer’s channel checks, Check Point’s Q3 results should be in-line with consensus estimates. The firm states that competitive and growth concerns continue to be “mostly noise,” and the firm believes that the stock has an attractive value currently. Oppenheimer reiterates an Outperform rating and a $70 price target on the stock.
International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP): Credit Suisse claims that reports suggest that containerboard producers have successfully passed through a total $50/ton price rise during September. The firm believes that this is a positive for the industry, influencing it to increase price targets on Outperform rated International Paper (NYSE:IP) to $44 from $40, Rock-Tenn (NYSE:RKT) to $82 from $73, and Packaging Corp (NYSE:PKG) to $41 from $36.
Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK): According to Wells Fargo, its mid-September channel check of the company suggested that U.S. demand remains stable and September had a promising start. Wells thinks that Rockwell may show earnings within the upper half of its guidance, and the firm keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.
Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has been named a long Research Tactical Idea by Morgan Stanley.
Eloqua (NYSE:ELOQ) is expected by Needham expects to show benefits as a result of increasing market awareness as Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) and places focus on its MarketingCloud. The firm believes that Eloqua’s move for the embedding of Chatter into its marketing automation products helps to build a stronger relationship with Salesforce. After Salesforce’s user conference, the firm reiterated a Buy rating and raised its price target to $22 from $18 on Eloqua.
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