Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN): Stifel Nicolaus thinks that the company’s performance is int the position for significant improvement during 2013. This will partially be driven by growth and better profitability regarding both energy and mining. The firm keeps its Buy rating and a $26 target on the stock.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL) target has been raised by Oppenheimer due to the firm’s beliefs that the Oracle’s new product sales trajectory will see improvement over the next 12 months. The firm predicts that the company’s monetization of its installed base should rise throughout the next year. The firm keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI): According to Piper Jaffray, the EPA’s final approval for the Renewable Fuel Standard II biodiesel volume mandate for 2013 of 1.28 billion gallons, a 1 billion gallon increase in 2012, is a positive for Renewable Energy. Piper keeps its Overweight rating on the stock.
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Capstone has stated that Facebook users growth totaled 1.5 percent throughout the past month, as user growth continued to increase. The firm believes that Facebook’s premium add sellout may be as high as 15 percent during Q2, which is ahead of its estimate. The analyst believes that the valuation continues to be attractive, and it maintains its Buy rating and $26 price target on the stock.
Kodiak Oil (AMEX:KOG): Robert W. Baird predicts upcoming positivity for oil-based, beta E&P companies. The firm has chosen Kodiak Oil & Gas, Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS), Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR), and Pioneer Natural (NYSE:PXD) as its leading picks.
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