Bank Analysts Issue New Stock Ratings and Price Targets on These Companies

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage on December 8th.

  • Maiden Holdings (NASDAQ:MHLD): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $10. About the company: Maiden Holdings Ltd. offers reinsurance services to subsidiaries of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., small insurance companies and managing general agents in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES): RBC Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $45. About the company: Western Gas Partners LP owns, operates, acquires, and develops midstream energy assets. With midstream assets in East Texas, the Rocky Mountains, the Mid-Continent and West Texas, the partnership is in the business of gathering, compressing, treating and transporting natural gas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS): RBC Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Sector Perform and a price target of $18. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD): Dahlman Rose initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $38. About the company: Forward Air Corporation provides transportation services to air freight forwarders, air cargo carriers, and domestic and international airlines. The Company also operates a truckload business that is an irregular route, high service-level carrier that transports a wide range of commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC): Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SunCoke Energy (NYSE:SXC): Oppenheimer initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $15. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sovran Self Storage (NYSE:SSS): Robert W. Baird initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $48. About the company: Sovran Self Storage, Inc. acquires, develops and operates a chain of self storage facilities, operating under the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage trade name. The Company’s facilities offer storage space to customers on a monthly basis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • DDR (NYSE:DDR): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $14. About the company: Developers Diversified Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust that develops, leases, and manages shopping centers. The Company’s properties are located primarily in the East and Midwest United States as well as joint venture properties in Brazil. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • TIBCO Software (NASDAQ:TIBX): Mizuho initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral and a price target of $29. About the company: TIBCO Software Inc. provides electronic business infrastructure software products that enable business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and business-to-employee solutions. The Company’s software products enable businesses to link internal operations, business partners, and customer channels in real time. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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