New Analyst Ratings and Price Targets December 1st

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage on December 1st.

  • CGGVeritas (NYSE:CGV): Standpoint Research initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $31. About the company: Compagnie Generale de Geophysique-Veritas (CGG-Veritas) provides geophysical services and software products and manufactures geophysical equipment. The Company’s products and services use seismic imaging to help the oil and gas industries explore and develop reserves. CGG-Veritas operates in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Africa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Copa Holdings (NYSE:CPA): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $76. About the company: Copa Holdings SA provides international airline passenger and cargo service. The Company provides scheduled flights to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Company also has codeshare arrangements with Continental Airlines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Vical (NASDAQ:VICL): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $9. About the company: Vical Incorporated develops gene-based pharmaceutical products for human therapy. The Company develops cancer product candidates, as well as develops vaccines for infectious diseases and gene-based delivery of therapeutic proteins for other disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Agenus (NASDAQ:AGEN): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $6. About the company: Antigenics Inc. is a biotechnology company with immunotherapeutic vaccines in clinical trials in renal carcinoma, melanoma, and gastric and colorectal cancers. The Company’s vaccines are based on technology that uses heat shock proteins to modulate the immune system. Antigenics’ technology also has applications in infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ImmunoCellular Therapeutics (IMUC): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $5. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Vista Gold (AMEX:VGZ): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $6.75. About the company: Vista Gold Corp. is an international gold mining based in Littleton, Colorado. The Company has mining projects in Mexico, Australia, United States and Indonesia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Onyx Pharma (NASDAQ:ONXX): Rodman & Renshaw initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $62. About the company: Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers and develops novel therapeutics based upon the genetics of human disease, with an emphasis on cancer. The Company focuses on defining the function of certain mutated genes which are known to cause cancer, and on developing therapies to reverse the effects of the mutation or to kill the cancer cell. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB): Brigantine initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy. About the company: Cincinnati Bell Inc. is a local exchange and wireless provider serving residential and business customers. The Company provides a range of telecommunications products and services to customers in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN): Northland Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $51. About the company: FTI Consulting, Inc. provides forensic and litigation consulting, corporate finance, economic consulting and technology services. The Company offers services designed to help companies address critical issues and improve performance before encountering disputes or financial difficulties. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Huron Consulting (NASDAQ:HURN): Northland Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform and a price target of $42. About the company: Huron Consulting Group Inc. is an independent provider of financial and operational consulting services. The company provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized and large businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations and the law firms. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $41. About the company: Tyco Electronics Ltd. provides engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems, and wireless systems. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets products for customers in industries ranging from automotive, appliance, and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers, and consumer electronics. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Amphenol (NYSE:APH): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $55. About the company: Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable. The Company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including telephone, wireless, and data communications systems, cable television systems, and commercial and military aerospace electronics. 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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