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Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage on December 2nd.

  • Maxim Integrated (NASDAQ:MXIM): MKM Partners initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral. About the company: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency design processes and capabilities that can be used in custom design. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Linear Tech (NASDAQ:LLTC): MKM Partners initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral. About the company: Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a line of linear integrated circuits. The Company’s products include high performance amplifiers, comparators, voltage references, monolithic filters, linear regulators, DC-DC converters, battery chargers, data converters, communications interface circuits, and RF signal conditioning circuits. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Analog Devices (NYSE:ADI): MKM Partners initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral. About the company: Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing. The Company’s products are used in communications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and high-performance consumer electronics applications. Analog Devices sells its products worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL): Longbow initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral. About the company: The Finish Line, Inc. is a specialty retailer of men’s, women’s and children’s brand name athletic and leisure footwear, activewear, and accessories. Brand names carried by the Company include Nike, Reebok, K-Swiss, And 1, Asics, adidas, Timberland, New Balance, Saucony, Skechers, and Converse. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Retalix (NASDAQ:RTLX): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $18. About the company: Retalix Ltd. provides integrated enterprise-wide software solutions for the retail food industry worldwide, including supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants. The Company offers a suite of software applications that support a food retailer’s essential retailing operations. Retalix markets its solutions through direct sales, distributors, local dealers, and through its subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Deltek (NASDAQ:PROJ): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $10. About the company: Deltek, Inc. develops and markets computer software. The Company produces enterprise management software for companies that derive their revenue from completing projects for their customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $20. About the company: Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates superstores and mall-based bookstores throughout the US. The Company operates book superstores under the names Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bookstop, and Bookstar. Barnes & Noble also operates bookstores in shopping malls under the names B. Dalton Bookseller, Doubleday Book Shops, and Scribner’s Bookstore. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK): Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $15. About the company: Flotek Industries, Inc. manufactures and markets downhole equipment and specialty chemicals. The Company also engineers, designs, and constructs equipment for cementing and stimulation. Flotek serves major and independent companies in the international oilfield service industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO): Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $47. About the company: Steven Madden, Ltd. designs and markets fashion footwear for women. The Company’s shoes are sold through Steve Madden retail stores, department stores, apparel and footwear specialty stores, and online. Steven Madden has licensees, including sportswear and jeans, outerwear, intimate apparel, eyewear, hosiery, and jewelry, and owns and operates a retail store under its David Aaron brand. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Xylem (XYL): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $28. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AdCare Health Systems (AMEX:ADK): Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $7.5. About the company: ADCARE Health Systems, Inc. develops, owns, and manages retirement communities, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and home health care services in the state of Ohio. The Company provides help with activities of daily living for seniors, senior housing, nursing homes, and consulting services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Amerigon (NASDAQ:ARGN): Needham initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold. About the company: Amerigon Incorporated develops and markets high-technology products for automotive original equipment manufacturers. The Company currently offers its Climate Control Seat system and its AmeriGuard radar system. Amerigon’s radar system extends the driver’s field of view in applications such as parking aids, backup warning systems, and side object detection. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Rogers Corp (NYSE:ROG): Rodman & Renshaw initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $55. About the company: Rogers Corporation manufactures and markets specialty materials and components for applications in the communications, computer, imaging, consumer, and transportation markets. The Company’s products include elastomers, high frequency circuit materials, flexible circuit materials, molding materials, and composite materials. Rogers sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Anthera Pharma (NASDAQ:ANTH): Collins Stewart initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $13. About the company: Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing anti-inflammatory therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases, lupus and other serious diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $51. About the company: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo, Inc. Atlas provides aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance freighter aircraft to major airlines around the world. Polar operates a global, scheduled-service network and serves substantially all major trade lanes of the world. The Company also provides commercial and military charter services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Aggressive Buy. About the company: Domino’s Pizza, Inc. operates a network of Company-owned and franchise Domino’s Pizza stores, located throughout the United States and in other countries. The Company also operates regional dough manufacturing and distribution centers in the contiguous United States and outside the United States. 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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