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Citi Lowers Price Target on Applied Materials (AMAT), Maintains Hold Rating

According to StreetInsider.com, Citi is maintaining its HOLD rating but lowering the price target from $20 to $11. 

The firm notes –

“If there was a surprise here it was the magnitude of poor order guide and the capitulation that this could take a full year to sort out. More broadly, the fact that orders are simply not flowing through to revenue/EPS means that AMAT’s backlog continues to balloon (>10mnths in Q109) and backlog … Read the rest

First Solar (FSLR) Analyst Ratings: Buy, Buy, Buy

Following last nights earnings report and news of a big supply deal, the analysts are out with their ratings this morning:

According to StreetInsider.com..

Gabelli Issues Buy rating and raised 08 estimates.  “We are increasing our ’08, ’09, and ’10 EPS estimates to $4.00, $8.00, and $11.25, respectively, from $3.60, $6.50, and $10.15. 3Q EPS of $1.20 were well ahead of our expectation of $1.05, and consensus of $1.02. On the conference … Read the rest