Stratasys (SSYS +1.5%) has been started at Buy by Goldman, and 3D Systems (DDD -3.1%) at Neutral. Shares of both companies (like those of many high-beta tech names) were clobbered last week. UBS issued similar opinions for Stratasys and 3D Systems two weeks ago.
VMware (VMW +1.3%) has received a two-notch upgrade to Outperform from CLSA ahead of its April 22 Q1 report.
F5 (FFIV +4.1%) has been upgraded to Buy by Stifel. Q1 results arrive on April 23.
Palo Alto Networks (PANW +1.2%) has been upgraded to Overweight by both Barclays and Stephens.
TTM Technologies (TTMI +3.1%) has been upgraded to Buy by Stifel and UBS.
CalAmp (CAMP +1.7%) has been upgraded to Buy by B. Riley.
STMicroelectronics (STM -2.3%) has been cut to Sell by UBS. Q1 results arrive on April 29.
ChannelAdvisor (ECOM +1.2%) has been started at Buy by Janney.