Active Stock Alerts Mar. 13th: CME, Motorola, BE Aerospace, Urban Outfitters, Velti
CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): After CME announced that its CEO would resign in December, BMO Capital believes that the new CEO can help repair the company’s relationship with dealers while effectively using his expertise in clearing. The firm is pleased by the company’s decision to give some public relations responsibilities to its president designate, and it maintains an Outperform rating on the stock.
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MSI): FBR Capital raised its price target for shares of Motorola Solutions to $43 from $37 following the company’s analyst day, but keeps an Underperform rating on the stock. FBR expects consensus 2013 estimates will continue to moderate.
BE Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAV): Following BE Aerospace’s investor day, Goldman said the meeting highlighted numerous areas of growth and raised its estimates. The firm sees acceleration ahead given Consumable organic growth and a massive SFE ramp in commercial aircraft. The analyst believes its SFE opportunity is under-appreciated and noted the company’s massive backlog of $4.5B. Shares are Conviction Buy rated with a $60 price target, up from $57.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN): Piper Jaffray raised its price target for Urban Outfitters shares and reiterates an Overweight rating on the name following the company’s Q4 results. Piper believes Urban Outfitters’ aggressively cleared inventory in Q4 and that full-price selling increased into Q1.
Velti Plc (NASDAQ:VELT): After Velti reported stronger than expected Q4 results, ThinkEquity continues to believe that the stock’s valuation doesn’t fully reflect the attractiveness of the company’s business model opportunity. The firm reiterates a $22 target and Buy rating.
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