MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS): MetroPCS (NYSE:PCS) May and June 9 calls are active on Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) said in talks with the company on a deal, Bloomberg reports. May call option implied volatility is at 98, June is at 57; compared to its 26-week average of 53 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders are positioning for larger price movement.
Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII): After Quality Systems’ stock dropped significantly over the past month and the company’s CEO stated that the sales cycle has increased for some major deals, Leerink still believes that the company’s long-term outlook is positive. The firm thinks that the overall sales cycle is shortening, and it recommends buying the stock ahead of the company’s Q4 results.
RPX Corp (NASDAQ:RPXC): RPX Corp. shares defended at JPMorgan
MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE:MD): William Blair believes the proposed rule today from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is highly favorable to Mednax and could add 30c-50c to the company’s earnings. William Blair feels the rule suggests that the vast majority of Mednax’s pediatrics services will see marked rate improvements. The firm reiterates an Outperform rating on the stock.
Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS): Cantor believes that Syneron reported strong Q1 results, and the firm recommends buying the stock at current levels.
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