Equity Analyst Alerts: DISH, Cardinal Health, Iconix Brand, St. Jude, Lear

Dish Network Corp.(NASDAQ:DISH): Deutsche Bank believes DISH Network’s (NASDAQ:DISH) request for terrestrial-only usage waivers for S-band licenses and Verizon’s (NYSE:VZ) acquisition of AWS licenses may be facing stiff resistance at the FCC.

Cardinal Health, Inc.(NYSE:CAH): Leerink views Cardinal Health’s temporary restraining order against the DEA’s immediate suspension of its Lakeland, Fla. DEA registration as a significant positive for the company. The firm keeps a Market Perform rating on Cardinal Health, but says it is positively inclined towards shares.

Iconix Brand Group, Inc.(NASDAQ:ICON): Citigroup says Iconix Brand shares remain attractively valued given the company’s free cash flow and growth opportunities. The firm raised its price target and reiterates a Buy rating on the name.

St. Jude Medical Inc.(NYSE:STJ): Citigroup maintains a Sell rating on St. Jude Medical shares with a $37 price target following the company’s annual event. Citi questions whether St. Jude’s sales can top mid-single digit growth in 2012 and feels the company’s pipeline is likely to see more disappointments before next year’s meeting.

Lear Corp.(NYSE:LEA): Shares were removed due to automatic time demotion.

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