Analysts: Westport is Worth the Risk and 3 More Notes to Browse

Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT): Lazard Capital views the risk/reward on shares of Westport Innovations as attractive in the mid- to high- $20′s, following the company’s second quarter results. The firm recommends using the sell-off as a buying opportunity.


Brinker (NYSE:EAT) Buckingham said Brinker’s fourth quarter results were of low quality, combined with guidance, and indicated how fiercely competitive the environment is. The firm would use Brinker as a source of funds, and maintains its Neutral rating.


Pioneer Southwest (NYSE:PSE) Ladenburg increased its target to $46 from $32 on Pioneer Southwest, after the company reported higher-than-expected second quarter cash flow per unit and production. The firm has reiterated a Buy rating on the stock.


National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) Susquehanna believes the attractive fundamental story for National Oilwell could unfold sooner than expected, citing potential improved Rig Tech margins, an inflection for PS&S revenue, and further dividend increases. Shares are rated Positive by the firm, with an $82 price target.


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