Tech ratings change roundup: H-P, BlackBerry, F5, Qihoo, Cree


H-P (HPQ +3.7%) and Teradata (TDC +1.8%) have been started at Overweight by Atlantic Securities.

BlackBerry (BBRY -6.2%) has been cut to Underperform by Oppenheimer following a major rally over the last four weeks. RBC upgraded shares last Friday.

F5 (FFIV +3.7%) has been upgraded to Outperform by William Blair.

Qihoo (QIHU +4.3%) has been upgraded to Buy by Stifel, and started at Buy by UBS. Shares fell last Thursday following a report questioning the size of the company's search share gains, and rose the day before thanks to an Alibaba investment rumor.

Cree (CREE -6.6%) has been cut to Hold by Stifel.

Autodesk (ADSK +1.8%) has been upgraded to Overweight by Morgan Stanley.

Skyworks (SWKS +4.7%) has been upgraded to Buy by B. Riley.

Red Hat (RHT +4.4%) has been upgraded to Overweight by Morgan Stanley.

Fortinet (FTNT +2.1%) has been upgraded to Overweight by Morgan Stanley.

HomeAway (AWAY +2%) has been upgraded to Overweight by Barclays.

Garmin (GRMN +1.1%) has been upgraded to Outperform by Oppenheimer.

Nimble Storage (NMBL +2.2%) has been upgraded to Outperform by Pac Crest. The firm started Nimble and Sector Perform just six days ago.

Peregrine Semi (PSMI -9.1%) has been cut to Hold by Deutsche.

Sanmina (SANM -7%) has been cut to Underperform by Raymond James.

Symantec (SYMC -2.3%) has been cut to Underweight by Morgan Stanley.

NCR (NCR +2.2%) has been started at Overweight by JPMorgan, and added to the firm's Focus List.

Vipshop (VIPS +1.8%) has been started at Buy by UBS.

Parametric Sound (PAMT +4.5%) has been started at Strong Buy by Needham.

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  • Cliff Hilton
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    Back-fill time to BBRY shares. I think some was looking for it.
    13 Jan 2014, 10:09 AM Reply Like
  • calikym
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    Go swks!!!!
    13 Jan 2014, 10:19 AM Reply Like
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