Analysts Issue New Ratings on These 7 Stocks

Stock analysts initiated coverage of the following stocks:

  • SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI): Collins Stewart initiated coverage with a  Neutral rating and a price target of $27.  About the company: Solarwinds, Inc. provides enterprise-class network management software. The Company’s products includes individual software tools, products, and help for network management.
  • LTC Properties (NYSE:LTC): RBC Capital Mkts initiated coverage with an  Outperform rating and a price target of $30.  About the company: LTC Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that invests in long-term health care facilities, assisted living residences, and schools through mortgage loans, facility lease transactions, and other investments.
  • Active Network (NYSE:ACTV): RBC Capital Mkts initiated coverage with an Outperform rating and a price target of $22.  Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage with a Buy rating and a price target of $21.  About the company: The Active Network, Inc., an online community, offers application services technology and marketing access to community service and participatory sports organizations.
  • Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA): Collins Stewart initiated coverage with a Neutral and a price target of $46.  About the company: Pegasystems Inc. develops customer relationship management software. The software automates customer interactions across transaction-intensive enterprises. The Company provides its products to customers in the banking, mutual funds and securities, mortgage services, card services, insurance, healthcare management, and telecommunications industries.
  • Zalicus (NASDAQ:ZLCS): Oppenheimer initiated coverage with an Outperform rating and a price target of $4.  About the company:  Zalicus Inc is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel treatments for patients suffering from pain and immuno-inflammatory diseases. The Company’s drug pipeline includes an arthritis formula in phase 2 development.
  • Freescale Semi (NYSE:FSL): Oppenheimer initiated coverage with an Outperform rating and a price target of $24.  About the company: Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. engages in processing semiconductors and solutions for automotive, networking, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. Competitors to Watch: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Micron Tech (NASDAQ:MU), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN).
  • Salient MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund (SMF): Robert W. Baird initiated coverage with a  Neutral rating and a price target of $27.  About the company: Salient MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund is an closed-end fund registered in the USA.

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