Analysts Issued New Ratings on These 9 Stocks Today

Following is information on stocks for which stock analysts have initiated coverage today:

  • Concur Tech (NASDAQ:CNQR): Barclays Capital initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Equal Weight.  Its price target for the stock is $54. The shares are trading at $50.65 and have traded in a 52-week range of $43.07 to $58.19.  Its market capitalization is $2.73 billion. About the company:  Concur Technologies, Inc. provides workplace eCommerce software and services that extend automation to employees, partners, vendors, and service providers. The Company’s Concur eWorkplace product integrates its suite of workplace eCommerce solutions and provides a portal through which employees can access eCommerce information and services.
  • NetSuite (NYSE:N): Barclays Capital initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Equal Weight.  Its price target for the stock is $45.  The shares are trading at $41.60 and have traded in a 52-week range of $12.92 to $42.81.  Its market capitalization is $2.75 billion.  About the company:  NetSuite Inc. provides relationship management software solutions . The Company offers a comprehensive suite of enterprise resource planning, or ERP, customer relationship management, or CRM, and e-commerce solutions.
  • Ariba (NASDAQ:ARBA): Barclays Capital initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Overweight.  Its price target for the stock is $44.  The shares are trading at $35.59 and have traded in a 52-week range of $35.58.  Its market capitalization is $3.3 billion.  About the company:  Ariba Inc. provides on-demand spend management solutions. The Company offers software, service, and network solutions that enable them to source, contract, procure, pay, manage, and analyze their spend and supplier relationships. Competitors to Watch: SciQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQI), Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY), Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH), Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:VOCS), American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA), Deltek Inc. (NASDAQ:PROJ), Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLTC), and MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ:MTSL).
  • Great Partner Silver (GPL): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Accumulate.  Its price target for the stock is $4.25.  The shares are trading at $3.55 and have traded in a 52-week range of $0.64 to $5.04.  Its market capitalization is $467.72 million.  About the company:  Great Panther Silver Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metal properties in Mexico. Watch: (NYSE:SLV)
  • Cablevision (NYSE:CVC): Brean Murray initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Hold.  No price target was given.  The shares are trading at $26.45 and have traded in a 52-week range of $23.05 to $38.08.  Its market capitalization is $7.61 billion.  About the company:  Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and entertainment services. The Company has operations in multimedia delivery, subscription cable television services, championship professional sports teams, and national television program networks. Competitors to Watch: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Mediacom Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:MCCC), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Liberty Global Inc. (NASDAQ:LBTYA), DirectTV (NASDAQ:DTV), and China Cablecom Hldgs. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CABL)
  • Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA): Brean Murray initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Buy.  No price target was given.  The shares are trading at $24.92 and have traded in a 52-week range of $16.76 to $27.16.  Its market capitalization is $68.71 billion.  About the company:  Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Competitors to Watch: Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE:CVC), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Mediacom Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:MCCC), News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA), Liberty Global Inc. (NASDAQ:LBTYA), Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), and Entravision Communication (NYSE:EVC).
  • DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV): Brean Murray initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Buy.  The price target for the stock is $62.  The shares are trading at $52.73 and have traded in a 52-week range of $34.83 to $53.14.  Its market capitalization is $40.49 billion.   About the company:  DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company acquires, promotes, sells and distributes digital entertainment programming via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. Competitors to Watch: DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Grupo Televisa, S.A. (NYSE:TV), Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE:CVC), Hughes Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:HUGH), Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSCI), Liberty Global Inc. (NASDAQ:LBTYA), and Mediacom Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:MCCC)
  • DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH): Brean Murray initiated coverage of this stock with a rating of Buy.  The price target for the stock is $41.  The shares are trading at $31.17 and have traded in a 52-week range of $17.33 to $31.94.  Its market capitalization is $13.85 billion.  About the company: DISH Network Corp. provides a direct broadcast satellite subscription television service in the United States. Competitors to Watch: DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE:CVC), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Hughes Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:HUGH), and Liberty Media Corp (NASDAQ:LINTA)
  • Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC): Brean Murrary initiated coverage of his stock with a rating of Hold.  No price target was given. The shares are trading at $77.67 and have traded in a 52-week range of $50.36 to $80.86.  Its market capitalization is $26.13 billion.  About the company:  Time Warner Cable Inc. offers cable television subscription services. The Company also offers Internet access and voice over Internet protocol telephone services. Competitors to Watch: Liberty Media Corp (NASDAQ:LINTA), News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA), AOL (NYSE:AOL), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Dish Networks (NASDAQ:DISH), DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV), TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO), Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS), and Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR).

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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