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RESN

Resonant

$5.07

-0.13 (-2.50%)

, CSCD

Cascade Microtech

08:33
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10/12
08:33
10/12/16
08:33

Resonant appoints Jeff Killian as CFO

Resonant (RESN) announced that its board has appointed Jeff Killian as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 24. Kilian will succeed Interim CFO Ross Goolsby. Killian comes to Resonant with almost 30 years of relevant financial, filter and semiconductor industry experience, the company said. Since 2010, Killian was CFO at Cascade Microtech (CSCD) until its successful sale to FormFactor (FORM) in 2016.

RESN

Resonant

$5.07

-0.13 (-2.50%)

CSCD

Cascade Microtech

FORM

FormFactor

$10.40

-0.35 (-3.26%)

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RESN Resonant
$5.07

-0.13 (-2.50%)

10/20/15
DRXL
10/20/15
INITIATION
Target $8
DRXL
Buy
Resonant initiated with a Buy at Drexel Hamilton
Target $8.
10/20/15
10/20/15
INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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CSCD Cascade Microtech

02/05/16
CHLM
02/05/16
DOWNGRADE
CHLM
Hold
Cascade Microtech downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum
Cascade Microtech (CSCD) is being acquired by FormFactor (FORM) for $21.30 per share in cash and stock.
02/05/16
02/05/16
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust... Cascade Microtech (CSCD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum... Cinemark (CNK) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... ConocoPhillips (COP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Howard Weil... Credit Suisse (CS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Cree (CREE) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Deckers Outdoor (DECK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... Esterline (ESL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord... GrubHub (GRUB) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer... Kohl's (KSS) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities... LINN Energy (LINE) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel... LinkedIn (LNKD) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... LinnCo (LNCO) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel... Magellan Midstream (MMP) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Marathon Petroleum (MPC) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Multi-Fineline (MFLX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham... NIC Inc. (EGOV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale... Outerwall (OUTR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray... PPL Corp. (PPL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... PennyMac Mortgage (PMT) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... Pixelworks (PXLW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Lake Street... Qorvo (QRVO) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi... Ralph Lauren (RL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... TrueBlue (TBI) downgraded on macro concerns at BMO Capital... WEC Energy (WEC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank.
FORM FormFactor
$10.40

-0.35 (-3.26%)

08/01/16
STFL
08/01/16
UPGRADE
STFL
Buy
FormFactor upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel
08/02/16
STFL
08/02/16
UPGRADE
STFL
Buy
FormFactor upgraded on acquisition, improved execution at Stifel
As noted earlier, Stifel upgraded FormFactor to Buy from Hold. Analyst Patrick Ho says that the company's acquisition of Cascade Microtech is "transformative" and will be highly accretive as the two companies are integrated. Additionally, Ho thinks that the company's execution has improved.
08/02/16
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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. American Eagle (AEO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Stephen Albert saying he sees upside to consensus estimates and expects multiple expansion from consistent comp performance. 2. Bunge (BG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Evan Morris saying he has confidence Bunge can continue to execute and said cost savings could result in upside to fiscal 2017 estimates. 3. FormFactor (FORM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Patrick Ho saying the company's acquisition of Cascade Microtech is "transformative" and will be highly accretive as the two companies are integrated. 4. Haverty Furniture (HVT) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Budd Bugatch saying he expects Haverty to benefit from easier comparisons in the second half of 2016, continued growth in its H-Design program, and investments in store upgrades. 5. Pioneer Natural (PXD) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Thomas Driscoll saying he believes the company will beat its revised 2016 growth guidance of 13%. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/22/16
CHLM
09/22/16
INITIATION
Target $14
CHLM
Buy
FormFactor initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Christian Schwab initiated FormFctor with a Buy and a $14 price target. He believes FormFactor is well positioned for earnings growth and improved gross margins driven by the recent transformational acquisition of Cascade Microtech and improved fundamental outlook for its existing business.

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