New Tech Shares Covered By Analysts: HSTM, FEIC, TEL, MXIM, LLTC, RTLX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage in the Technology sector for the week ending December 2nd, 2011.

  • Healthstream (NASDAQ:HSTM): William Blair initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Outperform on Nov 29th. The shares recently traded at $17.17, up $1.01, or 6.25% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: HealthStream, Inc. offers a Web-based solution to the continuing education and training needs of the healthcare community. The Company distributes numerous hours of continuing education and training content to doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and other healthcare workers through its network of distribution partners. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FEI (NASDAQ:FEIC): Dougherty & Company initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $49 on Nov 29th. The shares recently traded at $41.11, up $3.44, or 9.13% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: FEI Company designs, manufactures, and sells products based on focused charged particle beam technology. The Company’s products include focused ion beam workstations, transmission electron microscopes, scanning electron microscopes, and components. The products are sold primarily to manufacturers of integrated circuits and life science and material science customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI): DA Davidson initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $35 on Nov 29th. The shares recently traded at $27.07, up $2.29, or 9.24% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: MKS Instruments, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies instruments and components used to control and analyze gases in semiconductor manufacturing and similar industrial manufacturing processes. The Company’s products are used to manufacture flat panel displays, magnetic and optical storage devices and media, solar cells, fiber optic cables, and diamond thin films. 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 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $3.11, up $0.23, or 7.99% since the analyst’s rating. 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 >>
  • TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL): KeyBanc Capital Mkts initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $41 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $32.06, up $0.78, or 2.49% since the analyst’s rating. 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 on Dec 1st. The shares recently traded at $45.83, up $0.59, or 1.3% since the analyst’s rating. 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 >>
  • Maxim Integrated (NASDAQ:MXIM): MKM Partners initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Neutral on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $25.83, up $0.1, or 0.39% since the analyst’s rating. 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 on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $31.11, up $0.47, or 1.53% since the analyst’s rating. 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 on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $35.95, up $0.69, or 1.96% since the analyst’s rating. 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 >>
  • Retalix (NASDAQ:RTLX): JMP Securities initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Mkt Outperform and a price target of $18 on Dec 2nd. The shares recently traded at $14.58, down $0.04, or 0.27% since the analyst’s rating. 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 >>

(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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