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Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE), MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC), Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE: AGO), and Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register
ACE Limited Analyst Notes
On March 4, 2014, ACE Limited (ACE) announced that the ACE European Group reported that launch of its new business travel proposition ACE Business Class, as it further invests in helping corporate clients manage their growing multinational risks. According to the release, ACE Business Class provides comprehensive travel insurance cover combined with market-leading medical and travel assistance services. Commenting on the release, Patrick Drinan, Regional Senior Vice President, Accident and Health for EMEA at ACE, stated, "Business travel spending now exceeds $1 trillion and, despite the after-effects of the financial crisis and recession in many countries, experts expect demand from European businesses to continue to increase. ACE Business Class gives companies of all sizes the confidence to travel globally knowing that their people, their most precious assets, are protected by substantial financial, medical and risk expertise, even as the risks evolve and grow." The full analyst notes on ACE Limited are available to download free of charge at:
MBIA Inc. Analyst Notes
On March 3, 2014, MBIA Inc. (MBIA) reported its Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. In Q4 2013 consolidated total revenues declined by 37.4% YoY to $458 million, while full-year 2013 consolidated revenues went down by 50.3% YoY to $1.2 billion. Consolidated net income for Q4 2013 was $132 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, compared to consolidated net income of $636 million, or $3.26 per diluted share, in the year ago period. Consolidated net income for full-year 2013 was $250 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, compared to consolidated net income of $1.2 billion, or $6.33 per diluted share in full year 2012. The full analyst notes on MBIA Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Analyst Notes
On February 28, 2014, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) announced that it will report its Q1 2014 financial results on April 16, 2014. According to the release, PNC President and CEO, William S. Demchak, along with CFO, Robert Q. Reilly, will hold a conference call for investors on the same day at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The Company also stated that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the InterContinental Hotel Tampa on April 22, 2014. The full analyst notes on PNC Financial Services Group Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
Assured Guaranty Ltd. Analyst Notes
On February 26, 2014, Assured Guaranty Ltd. (Assured Guaranty) reported its Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. Q4 2013 total revenue went up by 191.0% YoY to $649 million, while full-year total revenues went up by 68.6% YoY to $1.6 billion. Net income for Q4 2013 was $349 million, or $1.90 per diluted share, compared to net income of $74 million or $0.38 per diluted share in Q4 2012. Net income for full year 2013 was $808 million, or $4.30 per diluted share, compared to net income of $110 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, in full year 2012. The full analyst notes on Assured Guaranty Ltd. are available to download free of charge at:
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. Analyst Notes
On February 25, 2014, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (Annaly) reported its Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. Net income for Q4 2013 was $1 billion, or $1.03 per diluted share, compared to net income of $700.5 million or $0.68 per diluted share in the year ago period. Net income for full year 2013 was $3.7 billion or $3.74 per diluted share, compared to net income of $1.7 billion or $1.71 per diluted share in the prior year period. Commenting on the release, Wellington J. Denahan, Chairman and CEO of Annaly, stated, "We are encouraged by the reduced uncertainty in the fixed income markets with the introduction of monetary policy tapering. Our commercial assets continue to build momentum, with commercial investments now representing 14% of our stockholders' equity. The lower leverage stance permits us to be opportunistic with capital deployment allowing us to strengthen earnings in future periods." The full analyst notes on Annaly Capital Management, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
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