Analysts Offer Insights on Technology Companies: Telefonica Brasil (NYSE: VIV) and Microsemi (NASDAQ: MSCC)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Technology sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Telefonica Brasil (NYSE: VIV) and Microsemi (NASDAQ: MSCC).

Telefonica Brasil (NYSE: VIV)

RBC Capital analyst Julio Arciniegas reiterated a Hold rating on Telefonica Brasil (NYSE: VIV) today and set a price target of $15.50. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $15.34, close to its 52-week high of $15.54.

According to TipRanks.com, Arciniegas is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.7% and a 60.0% success rate. Arciniegas covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Tim Participacoes, Swisscom AG (ADR), and America Movil.

Telefonica Brasil has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $16.50.

Microsemi (NASDAQ: MSCC)

RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani reiterated a Buy rating on Microsemi (NASDAQ: MSCC) today and set a price target of $64. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $50.16.

According to TipRanks.com, Daryanani is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 26.9% and a 86.5% success rate. Daryanani covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Benchmark Electronics, and Applied Materials.

Microsemi has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $63.80.

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