Polypore International (NYSE:PPO)

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3M and Japanese Firm Each Get a Piece of Polypore

North Carolina-based filtration company Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO) has signed a definitive agreement with Japan’s Asahi Kasei under which the high-tech filtration firm will be acquired for $60.50 per ...
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Analyst Sees 4 Clean Technology Stocks as Big 2015 Winners

As oil continues to plummet, many of the top clean energy stocks have seen an incredible amount of selling from investors concerned over the 30% drop in oil pricing. The ...
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Cowen Starts Its Top Clean Technology Stocks With Outperform Ratings

In the world of clean technology, numerous subsectors make up the overall arena. In the fast-growing world we live in, next generation transportation, natural gas and liquid natural gas (LNG), ...
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Battery Component Maker Lowers Outlook (PPO)

Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO), which makes specialized membranes for lithium-ion batteries, has lowered its outlook for the second half of 2012. The company cited “results through July and August” ...
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Caesars, Polypore Join ’52-week Low Club’

Shares of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASADAQ: CZR) fell 6.15% to close at $7.32 on trading volume of 595,000 shares. Standard & Poor's has downgraded the company's rating from stable to negative, but reaffirmed ...
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Morning Movers (VVUS, ONVI, CTHR, PPO, GNK)

The three major US equities indexes opened about flat this morning as US jobless claims came in near expectations at 351,000 new claims (our coverage here). The European Commission’s forecast ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AVAV, AET, ALU, ANN, CAH, CMA, GLW, FDX, JAKK, M, PNC, PPO, RDS-A, SKX, TEVA, UA, WY)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Monday morning. AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) Raised to Buy at ...
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Polypore Analyst Dogfight Continues (PPO)

Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO) is bouncing hard despite what was a SELL rating from Wunderlich this morning on the heels of the 30% or so drop which had been ...
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Polypore Woes Continue, May Get Worse (PPO)

Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO) is not finding any love by traders and investors after its day in the ringer.  Shares looked like they were trying to bounce after a ...
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Opportunities & Risks In Clean Energy Funds (PBW, TSLA, SOLR, SQM, PPO, TAN, FSLR, MYBUF, TSL, SPWRA, GEX, CREE, ICLN, OEZVF, EOC, KWT, WFR)

Clean energy funds first sprung up in about 2005, with the PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Fund (NYSE: PBW). Others have followed, but for the most part these funds have fairly ...
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Weak Market, Strong Stocks Again (AOL, ABCO, PPO, KO, KFT, MO, RAI)

This morning we ran a list of stocks which actually closed up 2% or more yesterday during the sell-off waves.  We looked through the list of about 20 stocks, and ...
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Despite Crash, Many Stocks Rose (ABVT, AOL, CBEY, CKP, CAAS, CI, CNK, CLWR, RDEN, HTRN, HNT, IO, ITMN, KERX, MED, PCS, PACR, PPO, TDC, TIE, ABCO)

Yesterday was a Cluster-something or an outright debacle.  The stock market was a sea of red, but outside of inverse-ETF products there were actually many winners.  We tried to look ...
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Early Bird Analyst Upgrades (RATE, BBY, GOL, HIW, IPCS, JAH, PPO)

These are some of the early upgrades and positive calls we are seeing from Wall Street research analysts this Friday morning with about two and a half hours until the ...
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Early Bird Analyst Downgrades (DO, ESV, HBC, MORN, PPO, PWAV, RDC, TDW, TROW)

These are some of the early analyst downgrades we are seeing from Wall Street this Friday morning with about two and a half hours until the open: Diamond Offshore (DO) ...
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