One market seer believes the company deserves more credit than it gets.
Oracle is set to report its latest quarterly earnings this week, and analysts are concerned.
Hershey is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Southwest is downgraded to 'neutral' at BofA/Merrill.
Garmin is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Oracle is downgraded to 'market perform.'
These small caps that focus on specific software niches have been sporting good price appreciation lately.
Safeway is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Bank of America is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Longtime tech leader IBM has a lot more power to grow than some investors foresee.
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