Investment Analysts’ New Coverage for February, 24th (AINV, AMAT, ANAD, ANV, ARCC, ARMH, ASMI, ASML, AVGO, BRKS, CNDO, ECTE, ERIC, FCS, FFBC, FSC, GCI, GDI, GLW, IBKR, IMMR, ITG, KCG, KOPN, LSCC, MEOH, MKTX, NKE, OIIM, ORBK, PANL, RFMD, RRD, SLAB, SMED, SSH, SWKS, SYNA, TQNT, WIT, WPRT)

Analysts’ new coverage for Friday, February 24th:

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Allied Nevada Gold Corp (NYSE: ANV) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Ares Capital (NASDAQ: ARCC) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “underweight” rating on the stock.

ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ: ARMH) is now covered by analysts at Piper Jaffray. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock.

ASM International (NASDAQ: ASMI) is now covered by analysts at ING Group. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

ASML Holding (NASDAQ: ASML) is now covered by analysts at ING Group. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “positive” rating and a $42.50 price target on the stock.

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

CORONADO BIOSCIENCES INC (NASDAQ: CNDO) is now covered by analysts at Oppenheimer. They set an “outperform” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock.

Echo Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ECTE) is now covered by analysts at Northland Securities. They set an “outperform” rating and a $4.00 price target on the stock.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is now covered by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

Fairchild Semiconductor International (NYSE: FCS) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

First Financial (NASDAQ: FFBC) is now covered by analysts at FIG Partners. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock.

Fifth Street Finance (NYSE: FSC) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Gannett (NYSE: GCI) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Gardner Denver (NYSE: GDI) is now covered by analysts at Capstone Investments. They set a “buy” rating and a $90.00 price target on the stock.

Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Interactive Brokers (NASDAQ: IBKR) is now covered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock.

Immersion Corp (NASDAQ: IMMR) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Investment Technology Group (NYSE: ITG) is now covered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) is now covered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock.

Kopin Co. (NASDAQ: KOPN) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC) is now covered by analysts at Lazard Capital. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ: MEOH) is now covered by analysts at Scotia Capital. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTX) is now covered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) is now covered by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ: OIIM) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORBK) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Universal Display Co. (NASDAQ: PANL) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

RF Micro Device (NASDAQ: RFMD) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock.

Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ: SLAB) is now covered by analysts at Lazard Capital. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ: SMED) is now covered by analysts at Wunderlich. They set a “buy” rating and a $7.50 price target on the stock.

Sunshine Heart (NYSE: SSH) is now covered by analysts at Northland Securities. They set an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “positive” rating and a $29.50 price target on the stock.

Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA) is now covered by analysts at Brigantine. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TQNT) is now covered by analysts at Avian. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) is now covered by analysts at Oppenheimer. They set a “perform” rating on the stock.

Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) is now covered by analysts at Bank of America. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

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