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|December 23, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
NEW YORK, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Visa, Inc. (NYSE: V), Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA), American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), and Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Visa, Inc. Research Report
On December 18, 2013, Visa, Inc.'s (Visa) stock reflected an increase of 0.98%, ending the day at $215.35 per share. Over the past three trading days, the Company's stock went up by 3.85%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which went up by 2.62% over the same three day trading period. The Full Research Report on Visa, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Mastercard Incorporated Research Report
On December 18, 2013, Mastercard Incorporated (Mastercard) announced that it has formed a joint venture (JV) - HomeSend, with eServGlobal, and BICS, which will enable consumers to send money to and from mobile money accounts, payment cards, bank accounts, or cash outlets - regardless of their location or that of the recipient. According to the Company, HomeSend JV will leverage the current HomeSend platform, a remittance hub based on eServGlobal technology and developed as part of a strategic partnership between eServGlobal and BICS. Mastercard said that HomeSend currently has live deployments in 50 countries and commercial contracts with mobile network operators (MNOs) and money transfer operators (MTOs) that represent more than 1.2 billion subscribers. Commenting on the JV, Ed McLaughlin, Chief Emerging Payments Officer at MasterCard, stated, "HomeSend will provide an important platform to deliver improved remittance services, and bring person-to-person transfer capabilities to more financially underserved consumers around the globe. MasterCard, eServGlobal and BICS each brings its own unique contribution to the newly formed entity. Collectively, we have an opportunity to improve people's lives." The Full Research Report on Mastercard Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
American Express Company Research Report
On December 13, 2013, American Express Company (American Express) released results from American Express Spending & Saving Tracker. According to the tracker, consumers this holiday shopping season are taking a smart approach to spending, with 66% of holiday shoppers creating a budget and 75% considering shopping last minute (77% in 2012), in part to take advantage of the best deals (45% vs. 37% in 2012) and take time to save enough to cover purchases (20% vs. 27% in 2012). Commenting on the results, David Rabkin, Senior Vice President of U.S. Consumer Lending Products, American Express stated, "Economic concerns coupled with an aggressive push by retailers earlier in the season created a unique push and pull between shopper and retailers. Americans aren't sacrificing on holiday fun; they're still giving and spending to look great at their holiday get-togethers, but they are relying more and more on deals and discounts to help them stay within their budgets." The Full Research Report on American Express Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Capital One Financial Corp. Research Report
On December 18, 2013, Capital One Financial Corp. (Capital One) announced that it has signed a three-year financing services agreement with BRP US Inc. According to the Company, the new relationship reinforces Capital One's commitment to building its private label credit card business. Additionally, the contract covers revolving financing for BRP's Ski-Doo snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and Can-Am all-terrain vehicles, side-by-side vehicles and Spyder roadsters sold by BRP dealers in the U.S. Commenting on the service agreement, Bill Cilluffo, Executive Vice President, Card Partnerships at Capital One, stated, "Capital One values strategic partnerships with brands such as BRP that deliver real value and offer consumers expanded buying power and a great customer experience. We're looking forward to working with BRP, and are honored to help support its growth and position as an industry leader." The Full Research Report on Capital One Financial Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Discover Financial Services Research Report
On December 18, 2013, Discover Financial Services (Discover) announced that it has been named as the Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the Human Rights Campaign's Annual 2014 Corporate Equality Index. According to the Company, it has earned a perfect score of 100 in the report for advancing corporate practices, policies and benefits related to LGBT employees. Commenting on this recognition, David Nelms, Chairman and CEO of the Company stated, "Discover's perfect score is a testament to the value we place on having a diverse workforce and practicing inclusive behaviors. Leveraging our diversity and providing options and benefits that support our employees' well-being are not only the right things to do; they are also key business drivers that set us apart from our competitors and make us a stronger organization." The Full Research Report on Discover Financial Services - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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