Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX): Morgan Stanley views Baxter’s risk/reward as being positive ahead of 2013 catalysts including progress regarding synergy targets for Gambro, Alzheimer data releases, Advate upside, along with rising HyQ visibility. The firm gives the stock an Overweight rating and a $71 price target, up from $68.
Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD) finished acquiring Opnet, causing JMP Securities to believe that the deal provides Riverbed with a strong leadership position in the network performance management market. The firm continues to think that the company will extend its lead in its traditional WAN optimization market, and it keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.
Catalysts are critical to discovering winning stocks. Check out our newest CHEAT SHEET stock picks now.
Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): According to Morgan Stanley’s expectations, Disney’s growth and margins will see an incline during 2013, which should be driven by ESPN and parks operating leverage. The firm has decided to continue to be positive in regards to Disney’s EBIT growth, and it keeps its Overweight rating and $57 price target on the stock.
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO): Brean Capital thinks that Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) quick sale of its Motorola Home business may be a positive for TiVo shares. Additionally, the firm are convinced that it reduces the risk of any possible TiVo acquisition of Motorola, and this could indicate a possible rapid settlement of its lawsuit with the company. Shares have a Buy rating and a $15 price target.
FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): Baird continues to be buyers of Federal Express due to the appearance of international fundamentals bottoming, the company’s multi-year EBIT improvement strategy, and valuation when compared to its peers. Shares have an Outperform rating and a $112 price target.