AVG Agreement with Google Deemed Positive and 4 Stock Analyses Sparking Chatter

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Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS): After it met with management, Oppenheimer believes that investors should use the recent weakness in the company’s shares as an opportunity to buy. The firm thinks that Skyworks has the ability to meet consensus expectations for the September and December, and it claims that complete teardowns reveal that Skyworks had a significant gain on the iPhone 5. The firm gives the shares an Outperform rating and a $32 price target.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) price target has been increased by William Blair following the company’s announcement regarding its topline data from the completed Phase II PEG]PAL program in development for the treatment of PKU and initial data from the BMN]111 program to treat achondroplasia. The firm believes that the data from both programs is positive, and it reiterates its Outperform rating on the stock.

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LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:LF): After recent meetings with LeapFrog management, Ascendiant Capital continues to have positive view on the company. The firm believes that LeapFrog continues to be on the road to surpassing guidance this quarter, and it believes that the current valuation is attractive. Ascendiant maintains its Strong Buy rating and a $15 price target on the stock.

ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICUI) price target was increased by Benchmark Co. due to improvement of the company’s balance sheet and visibility. The firm maintains its Buy rating on the stock.

AVG Technologies (NYSE:AVG): According to JMP Securities, the company’s 30-day extension agreement with Google could be a positive sign as it may indicate the length of time that the companies believe is necessary to conclude a deal. However, JMP thinks that investors will probably be disappointed if they don’t see the negotiations completed by the end of the quarter. The firm maintains its Outperform rating and an $18 price target on the stock.

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