Top Technology Stocks:
Technology shares were mainly higher in pre-market trade on Friday.
In technology stocks news, International Business Machines ( IBM ) stock has been initiated by analysts at JMP Securities with a market perform rating and a price target of $167 a share. Shares were flat pre-bell after Thursday closing at $136.74, on the low end of the 52-week trading range of $131.65- $176.30.
DEMANDWARE ( DWRE ), an e-commerce software platform, saw its price target lowered to $64 from $70 by FBR Capital, while the firm retained its outperform rating on the stock. Shares were flat in pre-bell trading after yesterday rising 6.5% to $49.11, within the 52-week range of $43.97-$75.90.
And Pericom Semiconductor ( PSEM ) Friday reported that leading proxy advisory firm, Glass, Lewis & Co. issued an update to its extant report, in favor of selling Pericom to Diodes Corp. ( DIOD ) for $17.75 a share and snubbing a $442 million, $19-a-share buyout bid from Montage Technology, a China-based analog chip maker. Pericom shares were flat pre-market, after yesterday falling 1.8% to $17.57 per unit, on the top end of the 52-week range of $11.22-$18.28.
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