SeaChange International Inc. (NASDAQ:SEAC): Brean Capital thinks that SeaChange International Inc. is an excellent small-cap growth and value opportunity and anticipates their third quarter results will be similar to the first half of the year. The firm expects their fourth quarter to mark an inflection point for margin expansion, operating leverage and accelerated growth and could ultimately see greater returns if acquired by a larger investor in their space. Shares are Buy rated with an $11 price target.
Exar Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAR): After conversing with Exar Corp.’s Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Nicolaus thainks that the company’s growth is poised to exceed the peer average in the next few years. The firm believes that the new management team’s initiatives are rapidly improving the company’s outlook and Stifel maintains a $12 price target and Buy rating on their shares.
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Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW): UBS said consensus estimates are much more conservative than Lowe’s Companies Inc.’s previous outlook and that shares have a favorable risk/reward. The firm rates Lowe’s a Buy with a $39 price target.
Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): Following their 2013 outlook commentary, Cowen believes Express Scripts Inc. is at a favorable entry point . The firm sees an attractive risk/reward and noted expectations for accelerated earnings growth in 2014, ramped up synergies, and share repurchases. Shares are Outperform rated.
Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE:HMA): UBS believes Health Management Associates Inc.’s shares have already discounted media and government scrutiny related to their admissions policies. The firm rates shares a Buy with an $11 price target.