Analyst Says Buy Las Vegas Sands Stock, THQ Shares Shaky, Urban Outfitters on Rebound

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS): Brean Murray raised its price target on Las Vegas Sands following in-line Q4 results. The firm cited strong Macau volumes and the opening of Cotai Central as reasons to increase its price target and maintain its Buy rating.

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI): Brean Murray said THQI’s financial viability remains in question following its Q3 results. The firm cited the company’s restructuring moves including the closure of some of its youth businesses and cutting $160 million from its cost structure. The moves will essentially halve the size of the company which will allow it to possibly make it to 2014 when new products are ready but Brean Murray believes the timing will be tight. Shares are Hold rated.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN): After Urban Outfitters announced that Ted Marlowe would return to the company as CEO of its Urban Outfitters Group. Oppenheimer believes that the move is “extremely positive,” and suggests that the company’s CEO is taking steps to accelerate the company’s rebound. The firm reiterates an Outperform rating.

Constant Contact, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTCT): After Constant Contact report Q4 results that Oppenheimer views as strong, the firm thinks the company is seeing healthy demand and believes that its FY12 guidance is conservative. The firm expects the company’s growth to accelerate in FY13, and it maintains an Outperform rating.

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Wells Fargo raised its valuation range on Cummins after the company reported stronger than expected Q4 results and provided stronger than expected guidance. The firm raised its estimates and maintains an Outperform rating.

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