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Equities Research Analysts’ new coverage for Friday, February 7th:

N+1 Singer started coverage on shares of Acal plc (LON:ACL). N+1 Singer issued a buy rating and a GBX 380 ($6.24) price target on the stock.

Nplus1 Brewin assumed coverage on shares of Acal plc (LON:ACL). The firm issued a buy rating and a GBX 380 ($6.24) target price on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI). The firm issued an underperform rating on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL). They issued a neutral rating on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Evercore Partners initiated coverage on shares of Blackstone Mortgage Trust (NASDAQ:BXMT). They issued an overweight rating on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Crown Holdings (NYSE:CCK). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research initiated coverage on shares of Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research assumed coverage on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG). They issued an underperform rating on the stock.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of Cementos Pacasmayo (NASDAQ:CPAC). The firm issued an outperform rating on the stock.

Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of China Distance Education Holdings (NYSE:DL). They issued a neutral rating on the stock.

Longbow Research began coverage on shares of Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN). They issued an underperform rating on the stock.

Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of New Oriental Education & Tech. Group (NYSE:EDU). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Beaufort Securities initiated coverage on shares of Enterprise Inns (LON:ETI). The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.

Beaufort Securities began coverage on shares of Imperial Innovations Group plc (LON:IVO). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research began coverage on shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

ISI Group assumed coverage on shares of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of McKesson Corp. (NYSE:MCK). They issued an overweight rating on the stock.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE:NM). JPMorgan Chase & Co. issued an overweight rating on the stock.

Longbow Research began coverage on shares of Owens-Illinois (NYSE:OI). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research initiated coverage on shares of Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA). Longbow Research issued a buy rating on the stock.

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX). The firm issued an outperform rating and a $49.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We are initiating coverage of Rackspace with an Outperform rating and a target price of $49. After two years of decelerating growth, we believe that revenue is poised to reaccelerate in 2014 in a predictable manner, driven by improvements in products and sales execution. Furthermore, Rackspace is well positioned to benefit from secular growth trends in cloud computing, as we expect the next phase of cloud market growth to be led by enterprise adoption.”

Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of Red Hat (NYSE:RHT). They issued an outperform rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We are initiating coverage of Red Hat with an Outperform rating and a target price of $70. Red Hat is the de facto leader in open-source software and continues to gain share in the operating system market with its flagship product Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). In addition to RHEL’s continued growth momentum, we also believe that the growing adoption of open source within mainstream IT has positioned Red Hat to increasingly upsell its newer products (JBoss middleware, Gluster storage, virtualization, and CloudForms), thereby driving further billings growth.”

Longbow Research initiated coverage on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ:RRGB). Longbow Research issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research began coverage on shares of Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Speed Commerce (NASDAQ:SPDC). Stifel Nicolaus issued a buy rating and a $5.00 price target on the stock.

Evercore Partners initiated coverage on shares of Starwood Property Trust (NASDAQ:STWD). The firm issued an overweight rating on the stock.

Brean Capital began coverage on shares of SunCoke Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:SXCP). They issued a buy rating and a $36.00 target price on the stock.

Longbow Research assumed coverage on shares of Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Longbow Research started coverage on shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH). The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

Leerink Swann started coverage on shares of Walgreen (NYSE:WAG). The firm issued an outperform rating and a $68.00 price target on the stock.

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