Analysts Start Ratings and Issue Price Targets on These Company Shares Today

On Wall Street Monday, stock analysts initiated coverage on the following companies as the markets finished in the red:

Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA): Hudson Square Research initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $14. About the company: Zynga wants to give the world permission to play. Every day, we connect people on seven continents and deliver a dose of don’t take yourself so seriously. Seriously. To us, the best games encourage people to engage with others, fuel the imagination, and bring out the joy that sometimes gets lost in the daily grind. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold. About the company: Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger services. The company operates as US Airways Express, America West Express, and American Connection. Republic provides US Airways, American and America West with portions of their regional service, including service out of Boston, Columbus, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and St Louis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold. About the company: SkyWest, Inc. operates regional airlines that offer scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Pinnacle Airlines (NASDAQ:PNCL): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Sell and a price target of $0. About the company: Pinnacle Airlines Corporation is a holding company that operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Galectin Therapeutics (GALT.OB): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Speculative Buy and a price target of $3. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (NYSE:CHKM): Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $34. About the company: Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP owns, operates, develops, and acquires natural gas gathering systems and other midstream energy assets. The Company is principally focused on natural gas gathering, the first segment of midstream energy infrastructure that connects natural gas produced at the wellhead to third-party takeaway pipelines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN): Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold. Barrington Research initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $30. About the company: Groupon, Inc. operates a shopping website that shares information on local goods, services, and cultural events for businesses and consumers across the World. The Company provides information on attractions to see, do, eat and shop. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT): Collins Stewart initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $32. About the company: Makemytrip Ltd. offers travel services over the Internet. The Company operates websites that allow travelers to research and plan trips and book airline tickets, hotels, packages, rail tickets, bus tickets, and rental cars. Makemytrip also offers access to travel insurance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Madison Square Garden (NASDAQ:MSG): Needham initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $37. About the company: Madison Square Garden, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSG) operates in the sports, entertainment, and media industries. The Company owns and operates sports franchises and hosts various venues including concerts, sporting events, and theatrical productions. MSG also owns networks including MSG Network and Fuse Network. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR): Dahlman Rose initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $75. About the company: Continental Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore, exploit, develop, and acquire oil and gas reserves, primarily in the Rocky Mountains and the MidContinent, as well as in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and Louisiana. The Company also owns and operates natural gas pipelines, gathering systems, and processing plants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG): Dahlman Rose initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $42. About the company: Bill Barrett Corporation is an independent oil and gas company focused on natural gas exploration and development in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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