Cisco Among These Tech Stocks With New Analyst Coverage

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage in the Technology sector for the week ending November 4th, 2011.

  • Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS): Barrington Research initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $25 on Oct 31st. The shares recently traded at $20.55, up $0.17, or 0.83% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Vocus, Inc. provides web-based software for public relations automation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO): MKM Partners initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $25 on Nov 1st. The shares recently traded at $18.01, up $0.42, or 2.39% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI): Dougherty & Company initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $33 on Nov 1st. The shares recently traded at $27.23, up $1.05, or 4.01% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: MKS Instruments, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies instruments and components used to control and analyze gases in semiconductor manufacturing and similar industrial manufacturing processes. The Company’s products are used to manufacture flat panel displays, magnetic and optical storage devices and media, solar cells, fiber optic cables, and diamond thin films. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $140 on Nov 2nd. The shares recently traded at $108.56, up $3.93, or 3.76% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: F5 Networks, Inc. provides integrated Internet traffic management solutions designed to improve the availability and performance of mission-critical Internet-based servers and applications. The Company’s software-based solutions manage, control and optimize Internet traffic and content. F5′s solutions automatically deliver Internet content for service providers and e-businesses. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aruba Networks (NASDAQ:ARUN): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $30 on Nov 2nd. The shares recently traded at $24.38, up $0.96, or 4.1% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Aruba Networks Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions that enables secure access to data, voice and video applications across wireless and wireline enterprise networks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT): UBS initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral and a price target of $24 on Nov 3rd. The shares recently traded at $23.96, down $1.04, or 4.16% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Fortinet Inc. provides network security solutions. The Company offers network security appliances and related software, and subscription services. Fortinet systems integrate the industry’s broadest suite of security technologies, including firewall, VPN, antivirus, intrusion prevention (NYSE:IPS), Web filtering, antispam, and traffic shaping. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • TIBCO Software (NASDAQ:TIBX): UBS initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $32 on Nov 3rd. The shares recently traded at $28.54, down $0.31, or 1.07% since the analyst’s rating. 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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