Avis Estimates Raised and 3 Must-See Stock Analyses

Pharmacyclics Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYC): Brean Capital said the pullback in Pharmacyclics Inc. had made it one of the most attractive investment opportunities in its space. They cited positive Phase 3 studies for Ibrutinib, which highlighted its potential as a front line therapy in the next 3-4 years. Shares are Buy rated with an $80 price target.

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE:CAR): Following their strong third quarter report, Goldman raised Avis Budget Group, Inc.’sĀ estimates and believes the company will beat their 2013 expectations. Shares are Buy rated with a $20 price target.

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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT): After speaking with management, FBR Capital believes that J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.’s new guidance reflects a bullish 2013 outlook in spite of their cautious view on macroeconomic growth. FBR raised their price target for shares from $65 to $70 and keeps an Outperform rating on the name.

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD): After Maiden Holdings, Ltd. reported higher than expected earnings per share, JMP Securities said that their stock has retreated due to concerns over Hurricane Sandy. However, the firm did note that the company has an on-catastrophe book of business, and they think that Maiden Holdings could actually benefit from Sandy’s effects. The firm reiterates an Outperform rating on their stock.

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