Just before Qualcomm's (QCOM) rumored $3.5B buyout of Atheros (ATHR) became public, Roth Capital...

|About: Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM)|By:, SA News Editor

Just before Qualcomm's (QCOM) rumored $3.5B buyout of Atheros (ATHR) became public, Roth Capital raised its rating to Buy from Neutral. Qualcomm "is poised to outperform," given stabler handset pricing through smartphone adoption and 4G network upgrades. Qualcomm closed at +1.5% and Atheros closed at +18.8%.