VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW)’s thesis is unchanged because of its next growth opportunity in cloud management, according to Barclays. The firm thinks sentiment to overly negative and would use weakness as a buying opportunity. Shares are Overweight rated with a $125 price target.
Cree Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE): According to Piper Jaffray, most LED companies it covers will either meet or beat consensus estimates for Q2, and positive sector trends will continue into Q3. The firm prefers Cree, Veeco (NASDAQ:VECO), and GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), and the firm keeps its Overweight ratings on these three stocks. The firm gives Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN) an Underweight rating.
Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) price target was increased by Susquehanna due to a robust fall demand outlook for nitrogen, tight DAP/MAP inventories, and increased guidance. Shares have a Positive rating.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) agreed to acquire RailAmerica (NYSE:RA) causing Wells Fargo to think that the deal with gain more than 50c of EPS accretion for Genesee & Wyoming during 2013 as well as creating operational benefits. The firm keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.
Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK) price target was reduced by Piper Jaffray ahead of the Q2 results for the company. The firm thinks the shares are pricing in a noticeable guide-down for 2012’s second half, but it recommends that investors stay on the sidelines into the earnings print. The firm keeps a Neutral rating on the stock.
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