Analysts: Green Mountain Faces Slowing K-Cup Growth and 3 More Research Notes to Ponder

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR): Shares are down slightly as OTR Global says that K-Cup growth rates have decelerated since the beginning of the year due to new private label and branded coffee pods.

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Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT): Davenport downgraded Walter Energy from Buy to Neutral, voicing increased concerns about the outlook for met coal pricing and company realizations. The price target was also lowered, to $12 from $17.

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United Technologies (NYSE:UTX): UBS increased its target on United Technologies. The firm believes that the company’s order trends leave it well positioned to deliver strong earnings per share growth. The firm keeps a Buy rating on the stock and raised the price target from $105 to $122.

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Catamaran (NASDAQ:CTRX): BMO Capital believes Catamaran is well positioned vis-a-vis its competitors, and the firm thinks that consensus 2014 estimates for the company can increase. The firm keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.

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