Comcast is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Symantec is upgraded to 'outperform.'
The new Chromecast device, which plugs into your TV to stream online video and costs a fraction of an Apple TV, appears to be an instant hit with consumers.
Lennar is downgraded to 'neutral,' and VMware is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Still a mostly amorphous product, it will face long odds trying to break through a bunch of well-entrenched players.
The company is looking to challenge cable and satellite providers with its Over The Top TV programming service.
Barrick Gold is downgraded to 'neutral,' while Google and Starbucks are initiated with a 'buy.'
It seems the big networks are too big, the small networks are too small, and after all this time consumers are still holding out for 'just right.'
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