OpenTable Buyback Viewed as Buying Opportunity and 4 Stock Analyses to Eye

Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ:PNRA) sales trends continued to be healthy in Q3, according to Deutsche Bank’s franchisee channel checks. The firm increased its earnings estimates since it believes that Panera will reveal solid Q3 results. Deutsche maintains its Buy rating and increases its price target to $190 from $185 on the stock.

OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPEN): Benchmark Co. sees a buying opportunity in the 13 percent pullback in OpenTable shares since its recent high of $49.20 on September 14. The firm does not believe that there has been any fundamental shift in OpenTable’s outlook, and it maintains its ¬†Buy rating and $49 price target on the stock.

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Vascular Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) new product visibility is believed by Benchmark to continue to be strong, and it maintains its Buy rating and raises its price target on the stock.

Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI): According to Janney’s checks, metering upgrades by U.S. water utilities rebounded, and the firm thinks that the AMR adoption cycle is positioned to continue. The firm thinks that Badger Meter will be able to gain strong market share, and it keeps its Buy rating and a $40 price target on the stock.

Stag Industrial Inc (NYSE:STAG) disclosed information in regards to its investment and leasing trends, and JMP Securities thinks that the company’s positive momentum will be ongoing through 2013. The firm believes that the REIT continue to raise its dividend in 2013, and it keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.

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