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VirnetX

$4.22

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Apple

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VirnetX wins patent infringement award against Apple

Attorneys from Dallas' Caldwell Cassady & Curry have won another multimillion-dollar patent infringement award for Nevada-based VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC) against technology giant Apple (AAPL) based on an East Texas jury's finding that Apple owes more than $302M in royalties for infringing internet security patents owned by VirnetX. Jurors in the Tyler, Texas, courtroom of Judge Robert W. Schroeder III delivered the verdict in favor of VirnetX on Sept. 30 after one week of trial. The case is VirnetX Inc., et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 6:10-CV-417, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. VirnetX previously won two significant jury awards against Apple with Caldwell Cassady & Curry as lead counsel, including a 2012 patent infringement verdict of $368 million involving four VirnetX network patents used in iPhones, iPads and other Apple products. Two years later, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the jury's infringement finding on two of the contested patents and confirmed a finding of no invalidity on all four patents before vacating the damages award. That ruling allowed Apple to stop paying royalties and cleared the way for a retrial on damages.

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Apple

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0.87 (0.78%)

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VHC VirnetX
$4.22

1.1592 (37.88%)

02/04/16
COWN
02/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $36
COWN
Outperform
VirnetX win in Apple case should help in signing licenses, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Robert Stone said the jury award in favor of VirnetX (VHC) in its patent fight with Apple (AAPL) should aid the company in signing licenses with others. Stone, who thinks talks have been underway with Android OEMs and infrastructure players and expects that the "first couple of contracts" could be signed in the coming months, keeps an Outperform rating and $36 price target on VirnetX shares.
AAPL Apple
$113.05

0.87 (0.78%)

09/29/16
LEHM
09/29/16
NO CHANGE
Target $114
LEHM
Overweight
Barclays removes Apple as Top Pick after trimming global smartphone forecast
Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz removed the firm's Top Pick designation on Apple (AAPL) shares after the firm trimmed its 2016 smartphone revenue and unit growth estimates, saying that the firm's research is not pointing to any major improvement in smartphone units beyond initial channel fill for the new iPhones and Samsung (SSNLF) Galaxy products. The firm now estimates a decline of 2.9% in smartphone revenue and growth of 2.6% in smartphone units, versus its prior forecast for a revenue decline of 0.7% and unit growth of 3.7% in 2016. Moskowitz, who thinks Apple shares may see near-term choppiness after their recent run-up, keeps an Overweight rating on the stock but lowered his price target to $114 from $115.
09/29/16
LEHM
09/29/16
NO CHANGE
Target $61
LEHM
Overweight
Western Digital is a new Top Pick in IT Hardware at Barclays
Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz recommends investors build positions in Western Digital (WDC) and named it his new Top Pick in IT Hardware, removing Apple (AAPL). Western Digital issued a positive September quarter financial update citing a favorable mix in both HDD and SSD, and particularly good pricing conditions in NAND flash, the analyst wrote. Moskowitz believes the company's commentary is positive for investor sentiment and added it to the top spot given improving end markets, reduced industry manufacturing capacity, and potential for further operational synergies. He recommends investors build or add positions in Western Digital as gross margins should trend upward in the near- to mid-term. Moskowitz rates Western Digital an Overweight with a $61 price target on shares.
09/30/16
SBSH
09/30/16
NO CHANGE
Target $130
SBSH
Buy
Apple price target raised to $130 from $120 at Citi
Citi analyst Jim Suva raised his price target for Apple shares to $130 from $120 and keeps a Buy rating on the name. The stock closed yesterday down $1.77 to $112.18. U.S., Canada, European and Asian store checks indicate iPhone 7 demand at launch appears strong, Suva tells investors in a research note. Supply remains a limiting factor with many stores having received very limited supply of the iPhone 7 and in some cases only to suffice demand from preorders, the analyst adds. Suva raised his iPhone estimate for the December quarter to 79.4M units, above the consensus of 75M units.
10/03/16
PIPR
10/03/16
NO CHANGE
Target $151
PIPR
Overweight
Apple checks show iPhone 7 inventory still constrained, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said his checks of 134 Apple Stores in the U.S. showed that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus inventory levels are improved, but still constrained, and that supply appears even tighter in China. The limited supply of the iPhone 7 Plus should bode well for the December quarter outlook, adds Munster, who keeps an Overweight rating and $151 price target on Apple shares.

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