Lennar is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Boston Beer is upgraded to 'neutral.'
The new storage platform is pitched as simple and cost-effective, but IT departments are still reluctant to spend.
The technology company unveiled the move as part of what it called an expanded capital allocation strategy.
Tech stocks are out of favor, and cheap as a result. But the sector should get a boost -- starting in the year's second half -- as corporations start spending their IT budgets.
These leading tech stocks are playing an increasing leading role in fighting cybercrime.
Once people start wearing Google glasses, there will be zero privacy in public. That may be a creepy prospect, but it would have been useful at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Investors also appear ready to put Friday's disappointing US employment report behind them, as earnings season gets started.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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