Dish Merger Deemed Unlikely and 2 Stock Analyses to Track

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH): According to Brean Capital, there probably won’t be a merger of DISH and DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV), and approval would be a “stretch” and if it were allowed. Additionally, conditions would be too onerous, offsetting any benefits.

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Multimedia Games Inc. (NASDAQ:MGAM) reported results seen by Roth Capital as strong, but the stock saw a decline as the company did not increase its FY13 guidance, and the firm claims that the company tends to give conservative guidance. The firm predicts that the company’s results for FY13 will probably beat expectations.

Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) new CAD/CAM product, Omnicare, is believed by Barrington to allow the company to take market share. The firm views the stock’s valuation as attractive, and it keeps an Outperform rating and a $38 price target on the stock.

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