|By PR Newswire||
|March 7, 2014 08:01 AM EST||
NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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:
About Analysts Review
We provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Analysts Review comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.
- This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
- Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
- This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
- If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] AnalystsReview.com.
- For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] AnalystsReview.com.
- Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] AnalystsReview.com for consideration.
Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.
NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE
Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.
NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED
Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute
SOURCE Analysts Review
SYS-CON Events announced today that Peak 10, Inc., a national IT infrastructure and cloud services provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Peak 10 provides reliable, tailored data center and network services, cloud and managed services. Its solutions are designed to scale and adapt to customers’ changing business needs, enabling them to lower costs, improve performance and focus inter...
May. 4, 2016 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,409
The demand for organizations to expand their infrastructure to multiple IT environments like the cloud, on-premise, mobile, bring your own device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow. As this hybrid infrastructure increases, the challenge to monitor the security of these systems increases in volume and complexity. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty, Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic, will show how properly configured and managed security architecture can...
May. 4, 2016 12:47 PM EDT Reads: 139
The IoTs will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, will demonstrate how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and share the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the development proc...
May. 4, 2016 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 883
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that – with the help of Siemens – will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run ef...
May. 4, 2016 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,242
We're entering the post-smartphone era, where wearable gadgets from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids will power the next technological revolution. With mass adoption of wearable devices comes a new data ecosystem that must be protected. Wearables open new pathways that facilitate the tracking, sharing and storing of consumers’ personal health, location and daily activity data. Consumers have some idea of the data these devices capture, but most don’t realize how revealing and...
May. 4, 2016 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 537
Much of the value of DevOps comes from a (renewed) focus on measurement, sharing, and continuous feedback loops. In increasingly complex DevOps workflows and environments, and especially in larger, regulated, or more crystallized organizations, these core concepts become even more critical. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, will show how, by focusing on 'metrics that matter,' you can provide objective, transparent, and meaningfu...
May. 4, 2016 12:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,062
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ericsson has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world re...
May. 4, 2016 12:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,311
trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vice president of product management, IoT solutions at GlobalSign, will teach IoT developers how t...
May. 4, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 509
A critical component of any IoT project is the back-end systems that capture data from remote IoT devices and structure it in a way to answer useful questions. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle large data sets, but they are not well suited to many IoT-scale products and the need for real-time insights. At Fuze, we have developed a backend platform as part of our mobility-oriented cloud service that uses Big Data-based approache...
May. 4, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 552
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to massively disrupt IoT. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond AI, will discuss what the five main drivers are in Artificial Intelligence that could shape the future of the Internet of Things. AJ Abdallat is CEO of Beyond AI. He has over 20 years of management experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, sensors, instruments, devices and software for telecommunications, life sciences, environmental monitoring, process...
May. 4, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,327
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
May. 4, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,158
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists will dis...
May. 4, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,031
The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wea...
May. 4, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,135
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the...
May. 4, 2016 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,218
We’ve worked with dozens of early adopters across numerous industries and will debunk common misperceptions, which starts with understanding that many of the connected products we’ll use over the next 5 years are already products, they’re just not yet connected. With an IoT product, time-in-market provides much more essential feedback than ever before. Innovation comes from what you do with the data that the connected product provides in order to enhance the customer experience and optimize busi...
May. 4, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,290