JDS Uniphase Corp. Decision to separate the company into two publicly traded entities is considered an important step for the fibre optic networking equipment maker, as well as a significant new start for the industry.CCOP will build optical components and commercial lasers, while CommTest will be a network software and services company.The news prompted an upgrade by RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue, who raised his rating on JDS to outperform from sector perform and his target price to US$18 from US$11.our view that JDS had disparate assets with limited synergies and different end customers, we encouraged by the proactive steps taken to unlock shareholder value, Mr. Sue said in a note to clients.He thinks JDS could become a US$40 stock, but only if changes are made as the sector consolidates and industry profits improve.The analyst noted that the optical industry has been defined by sophisticated technology, yet persistent price declines and excess capacity have weighed on the sector.For CCOP, Mr.
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“We live in a global world now. Globalization is real. This is just an extension of it,” said Heat forward Shane Battier, who endorses Peak, a rival sports shoe and apparel firm in China. Has indicated it is only looking to increase its 13.84% position in ICL, the market seems to think a 100% bid could be coming.On Wednesday, Potash Corp. To have ongoing discussions with its partners. The company has also previously indicated its desire to be a more active investor in general, and specifically with ICL since it does not have board representation with the company.It sought approval to raise its stake in ICL to 25% in December 2011, but withdrew the request in June 2012 after a prolonged government review that led to no official decision.therefore believe a bid for 51% 100% controlling interest in the company is possible and see the merits of a said Dundee Securities analyst Carolyn Dennis.