Growing Communication Increases Connectivity Demand - Research Report on Motorola Solutions, Acme Packet, Ciena, Arris Group and Parametric Sound

Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:01am EDT

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NEW YORK,  March 13, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Motorola
Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI), Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT), Ciena Corporation
(NASDAQ:CIEN), Arris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRS) and Parametric Sound Corp
(NASDAQ:PAMT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Motorola Solutions Inc Research Report

Motorola Solutions announced it will begin trading ex-dividend on  March 13,
2013  with a dividend payout of  26 cents  per share to be paid on  April 15 
this year, the same amount paid in the previous two quarters. Shareholders who
purchased the company's stock before the ex-dividend date will be eligible for
the payment. Meanwhile, Zacks reiterates its "neutral" rating on Motorola
Solutions' stock due to mixed Q4 results, where the bottom line met expectations
though the top line failed to do so. Zacks says the company's position as a
market leader in the U.S. Public Safety market and will be able to maintain its
current top-line growth in the future, though its Enterprise segment remains a
near-term concern due to macro-economic uncertainties in  Europe. The Full
Research Report on Motorola Solutions Inc - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Acme Packet, Inc. Research Report

Acme Packet and partner CallMiner, customer analytics solutions firm, announced
that their cloud-based Eureka has been tapped by 4G mobile broadband service
provider Clearwire to record and analyze customer interactions in their contact
center. The technology leverages Acme Packet's Net-Net Interactive Session
Recorder which provides network-based IP session recording for its cloud-based
service, which allows CallMiner to capture all customer conversations from start
to finish without compromising security or reliability. In other news, Acme
Packet was earlier sued by an investor in relation to the currently discussed 
$2.1 billion  takeover bid by Oracle, claiming the offer was too low. The two
companies agreed upon a deal where Oracle will pay Acme Packet  $29.25  a share
in cash in early February. The Full Research Report on Acme Packet, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:


Ciena Corporation Research Report

Ciena's 6500 Packet-Optical Platform and OneControl Unified Management System
has been selected by communications service provider SEACOM for the upgrade of
its submarine network across the southern and eastern African coastlines. This
deal will be instrumental to the development of the African continent's
Internet, especially at a time when capacity demands of customers are rapidly
growing. The upgrade will be involving at least 7 countries in SEACOM's 17,000km
undersea network. Meanwhile, Ciena beat expectations in its Q1 2013 results
particularly in revenue and earnings per share. The company posted revenue
growth of 8.7 percent year over year at  $453.1 million  from  $416.7 million,
and earnings of  12 cents  per share compared to a loss of  17 cents  per share.
In comparison, analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of  $449.1
million  and a loss of  14 cents  per share. The Full Research Report on Ciena
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Arris Group, Inc. Research Report

Arris Group's previously announced bid to acquire Motorola Home's cable set-top
box division from Google has been put to a hold by the Department of Justice,
after both parties received so-called "second requests" in relation to the
department's Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust review of the deal. The decision will
extend the waiting period imposed by the aforementioned antitrust act until 30
days after each company has substantially complied with the Second Request,
unless that period is extended voluntarily by the companies or terminated sooner
by the DOJ. The  Suwanee, Georgia-based Arris agreed to buy Motorola Home for 
$2.35 billion  in cash and stock from Google's Motorola Mobility unit. Also part
of the deal is Comcast, who will buy an 8 percent stake in Arris for  $150
million. The Full Research Arris Group, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of
charge at: []


Parametric Sound Corp Research Report

Parametric Sound today posted the third highest gain in the Nasdaq index with a
21.3 percent rise to  $15.74  per share, following an earlier deal with Shanghai
Industrial Investment Group and Aviation Industry Corporation's US trade
representative Optek Electronics. The three parties signed a Memorandum of
Understanding on agreements in licensing, manufacturing, joint product
development to create a joint venture to serve the Chinese market, now one of
the largest markets for consumer electronics. Management says Optek will be
providing manufacturing and assembly services at Parametric Sound's production
and testing complexes in  Shenzhen  and  Dongguan  as part of the deal. The Full
Research Report on Parametric Sound Corp - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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