Raymond James Downgrades Motorola

Analyst Todd Koffman says he is worried about competitive pressures and muted market conditions for the wireless products manufacturer

Raymond James downgrades Motorola (MOT ) to market perform.

Analyst Todd Koffman downgrades the company from strong buy on a belief that its recent strong performance -- based largely on new product hits -- will be increasingly hard to match. He is concerned about competitive pressures, and more muted market conditions.

He notes management highlighted a new organization structure and opportunities in government, enterprise, wireless infrastructure, and set-tops. He believes these may be challenging as customer consolidation and maturity work against recent trends.

Koffman keeps his 21 cents first-quarter and 95 cents 2005 earnings per share estimates. He believes the valuation fully reflects growth prospects.

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