Positive comments from Piper Jaffray are helping GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT +8.5%) shoot...

|About: GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. (GTATQ)|By:, SA News Editor
Positive comments from Piper Jaffray are helping GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT +8.5%) shoot higher today. Piper thinks sapphire panels manufactured using GT's equipment could carry a price premium relative to Corning's (GLW) Gorilla Glass in mobile device applications. GT has been struggling to cope with weak demand from its core LED and solar equipment markets.