Analysts: Williams-Sonoma Will Beat EPS Estimates and 3 More Research Notes to Read Through

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM): William Blair expects Williams-Sonoma to report higher than expected second quarter comparable‐brand revenue growth and thinks that the company’s execution is solid as it sees several upcoming catalysts ahead for the company. It keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.

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TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO): Brean Capital believes TiVo is worth more than its current valuation, citing its strong value proposition to an MSO, a growing market opportunity, and potential to generate free cash flow. The shares are Buy rated with a $14 price target.

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Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG): Brean Capital sees considerable upside to net asset value for Diamondback Energy, based on additional horizontal well locations. The firm also cited lower well costs and expectations for new well results in the coming months. Shares are Buy rated with a $49 price target.

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Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR): Jefferies expects Pier 1 to report stronger-than-expected results in the second half of fiscal 2014, and thinks that the company’s sales in July and early August were strong. It adds that the retailer’s fall products appear to be selling well and it keeps a Buy rating on the stock.

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