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NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) and Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Juniper Networks, Inc. Research Report
Juniper Networks is considering making acquisitions to strengthen its security and enterprise business to ready itself for a possible sale or spinoff, according to a report from Reuters. This comes after talks to sell some assets, including security unit NetScreen Technologies, fell through last year. The telecommunications equipment maker failed to attract buyers, including storage provider EMC, on reasons that its enterprise-oriented assets "lacked innovation and growth." However, no investment banks have been hired to assist the review, but Goldman Sachs is most likely to emerge as top candidate considering their history. In other news, Juniper has been chosen by Ping An bank to supply QFX3500 Switches to deliver a low-latency network addressing the need for high-performance business processing and virtual host support. The Full Research Report on Juniper Networks, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8b02_JNPR]
Cisco Systems, Inc. Research Report
Cisco Systems acquired Israel-based privately held Intucell, a provider of advanced self-optimizing network software, for $475 million in cash and retention-based incentives. In addition, Intucell employees will be integrated into Cisco's Service Provider Mobility Group, which enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize, and heal cellular networks automatically, according to real-time changing network demands. This adds a network intelligence layer to manage and optimize spectrum, and coverage and capacity. The Street rates the company as a "buy," citing strengths in earnings per share, net income, revenue, and debt. The Full Research Report on Cisco Systems, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/fdb0_CSCO]
Nokia Corporation Research Report
Nokia has found another corporate customer in Coca-Cola, supplying Nokia Lumia smartphones in select sales forces in its Vietnam and Cambodia businesses. The devices will be used by sales associates in those markets for order processing, equipment validation and market execution improvement. In other news, Nokia's shares went up 20 cents or 5.6 percent at $3.77 after Argus Research upgraded its rating on the stock to "buy" with a new price target of $6. The analysts say the company's economical phones could make a difference for it, particularly the lower and mid-level Lumia smartphones, the Lumia 520 and 720 they unveiled at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The Full Research Report on Nokia Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/a922_NOK]
Corning Incorporated Research Report
Corning, which also has interests in glass and ceramics, is set to acquire Abengoa's Brazilian subsidiary, Bargoa S.A., a leading provider of connectivity solutions for the Brazilian telecommunications sector, which is expected to be completed by the end of the second quarter in 2013. The acquisition will bolster the company's telecom activities in the Latin American region, building on Bargoa's strong brand, high-quality manufacturing, and flexible design capabilities. However, the agreement is still subject to certain conditions, including approval by Brazil's competition authorities. On Abengoa's part, the move will steer towards its core business of innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors. The Full Research Corning Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/ecfb_GLW]
Harris Corporation Research Report
Harris was awarded a $500 million firm-fixed-price contract from the Department of Defense to supply radios, support equipment, data, and services to the U.S. Army. The contract is a modification of an existing contract to raise the price ceiling in support of the procurement of radios, support equipment, data and services. Another 10 companies were also awarded contracts to supply items ranging from weapons to aviation services. In other news, Harris declared a quarterly cash dividend of 37 cents per share on the common stock, payable March 20, 2013. Zacks reiterates its "neutral" rating, following a mixed Q4 results released earlier this month. The Full Research Report on Harris Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/2f23_HRS]
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