A bullish Pac Crest note is helping Synaptics (SYNA +2.8%) finish higher in spite of a tech...

|About: Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA)|By:, SA News Editor

A bullish Pac Crest note is helping Synaptics (SYNA +2.8%) finish higher in spite of a tech selloff. The firm sees rising demand for tablets and more expensive touchpads (such as the ones enabling Win. 8 multi-touch gestures?) offsetting weak notebook demand. Needham upgraded Synaptics last month, citing strong smartphone touch sensor momentum.