Led by a 14.14% advance in
flavor of the week
), and with a
helping hand from Heidi
- whose name so instantly conjures up the Swiss Alps - US stock
markets scaled fresh summits, with
(INDEXDJX:.DJI) finishing above 16,000 feet for the first time. It
was indeed easy being green, with China's
Yingli Green Energy
) jumping 5.36%. Still, clean energy over there appears to have a
ways to go, when
inhaling Beijing air on a smoggy day is equivalent
to smoking 21 cigarettes
. Amid such cutthroat competition, little wonder that tobacco titan
) tumbled another 3.02%, this time due to an
phones may shortly be allowed in the clouds
, showing just how far we have come from the era of John F.
push-button phones only arrived in the last week of
. Old school Yellow Pages publisher
), up 34.35%, incongruously stood atop the tech-heavy
(INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC). It is based in Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, not
Love Field, an airstrip that carries additional
. Pride of Texas
), which is somehow able to keep two Gulfstream G450 business jets
on that tragic tarmac even as its stock has slid 70% in two years,
lost another 2.86%.
There isn't any top-tier economic data due to move US markets today
but, regarding specific stocks,
Destination XL Group
Sirona Dental Systems
(HIBB) all release quarterly results.
(AMCX): AMC Networks, home to hits like Don Draper's
The Walking Dead
, and the recently departed
, is begun with a Buy at Goldman Sachs. Since November 2012, stock
in AMC Networks has advanced approximately 23%.
(CVA): Imperial Capital covers Covanta with an In-Line. Its price
objective is $19. Covanta is in the waste management industry.
Gaming and Leisure Properties
(GLPI): Shares get assigned an Outperform, and $51 target price, at
RBC Capital. Catalysts include accretive acquisitions.
(LRE): The limited partnership is launched at a Hold with
Wunderlich, whose objective is $17.
(MPO): Citing a well-diversified oil portfolio, MLV & Co picks
up the small cap energy company at a Buy. Its target is $9.
(SGI): Silicon Graphics stock is rated a new Neutral at DA
Davidson. Its price objective on Silicon Graphics is $13.
(SGM): Barclays begins coverage at Overweight ($22 target.)
(OTCMKTS:TRBAA): Shares are an Outperform at Oppenheimer, whose
objective is $90.
(ZLTQ): Cantor Fitzgerald covers the company at a Buy, assigning it
a $20 target price.
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