iRobot higher following upgrade

|About: iRobot Corporation (IRBT)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of iRobot (IRBT +5.5%) march higher after boutique research firm Sidoti upgrades shares to a Buy rating.

The purchase of Boston Dynamics by Google over the weekend has also boosted sentiment. Though the two robot players are markedly different, the profile of the broad robot sector has been improved following Google's investment.