Equity Active Analyst Alerts: Western Digital, Motorola, Trinity, MEMC, Questcor

Western Digital Corp. (NYSE:WDC): Citigroup expects Western Digital to announce a sale of its 3.5″ assets shortly in order to obtain regulatory approval from the EC of its acquisition of HGST. The firm reiterates its Buy rating and $49 price target.

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MSI): Motorola Solutions named a long Research Tactical Idea at Morgan Stanley.

Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE:TRN): After Trinity reported Q4 results that Wells Fargo views as solid, the firm believes that strength in the company’s rail and leasing businesses may enable the company to beat 2012 consensus estimates. The firm raised its valuation range on the stock to $47-$49 from $38-$40 and continues to be a buyer of the stock.

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (NYSE:WFR): MEMC Electronic mentioned positively at Citigroup.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOR): Caris recommends buying Questcor on the pullback ahead of next weeks earnings report. The firm expects estimates to move higher and reiterates its Buy rating and $55 price target.

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