Acacia Research Ramps Up Monetization and 4 Must-See Stock Analyses
Winnebago Industries Inc. (NYSE:WGO): Current Price: $18.59
Baird continues to think that the fundamentals of the RV sector remain solid and sentiment sees ongoing improvement, but when considering recent stock price increases in both Winnebago and Thor Industries (NYSE:THO), Baird continues to believe that investors begin to trim positions. Both Winnebago and Thor shares keep an Outperform rating.
Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB): Current Price: $58.00
Stifel Nicolaus predicts that improving ad trends along with international growth will cause Viacom’s EPS growth to accelerate, and it will allow the company to aggressively repurchase shares. The firm keeps its Buy rating on the stock.
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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG): Current Price: $46.05
Stifel continues to think that WellCare could potentially report poor Q4 results and may provide weak 2013 guidance, but the firm is convinced that short covering and purchases by longer term investors is likely to boost the stock, and it keeps its Buy rating and a $70 price target on the stock.
Matrix Service Co. (NASDAQ:MTRX): Current Price: $12.78
The company’s target has been raised by DA Davidson due to the firm’s belief that the market for refinery and petrochemical maintenance services were strong in the December period when considering reports from service providers. The firm keeps its Buy rating on the stock.
Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG): Current Price: $25.62
Cowen is convinced that the quality of asset patents that were acquired by Acacia Research continue to be under-appreciated, and predicts that they will be future revenue generators. The firm predicts growth acceleration as monetization efforts around recent acquisitions ramp. Shares have an Outperform rating.