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Prestigious Recognitions, Survey Results, Stock Movements, Mergers, and Upcoming Earnings Releases- Analyst Notes on U.S. Bank, BlackRock, Franklin Resources, Fifth Third, and Huntington

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register


U.S. Bancorp Analyst Notes

On March 10, 2014, U.S. Bancorp (U.S. Bank) reported that it was named a 2014 Bank Innovation Awards honoree for the bank's leadership in bringing "photo banking" and other mobile banking services to the marketplace during the Bank Innovation Awards in Seattle on March 3, 2014. The Company stated that the Bank Innovation Awards are annually presented by Bank Innovation, an online industry voice in creative customer acquisition and retention in banking. Commenting on the award, JJ Hornblass, Executive Editor, Bank Innovation said, "U.S. Bank was the first major bank out of the gate to launch mobile photo bill pay last year, and then last October, U.S. Bank was the first bank to offer mobile photo balance transfer, its third function using a smartphone camera." The full analyst notes on U.S. Bancorp are available to download free of charge at:



BlackRock, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock) reported its Global Investor Pulse Survey results which revealed gender gaps, women's financial perspectives, and their confidence level with their financial decisions. The Company stated that according to the survey, women are more concerned than men about immediate financial needs and concerns, but tend to overlook long-term financial planning such as retirement, as compared to men. According to BlackRock, the survey polled over 17,500 respondents in 12 nations including almost 9,000 women globally, and was one of the largest surveys of this kind. The full analyst notes on BlackRock, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



Franklin Resources, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, Franklin Resources, Inc.'s (Franklin Resources) stock decreased 0.83%, ending the day $52.76. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of the Company lost 1.57%, compared with S&P 500 which declined 0.50% during the same trading period. The full analyst notes on Franklin Resources, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



Fifth Third Bancorp Analyst Notes

On March 10, 2014, Fifth Third Bancorp (Fifth Third) reported that it will release its Q1 FY 2014 financial results on April 17, 2014. According to the Company, the announcement will be made available on its Investor Relations website at 6:30 a.m. ET, while a conference call will be held at 9:30 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss the results. The Company added that the conference call will be webcast live by Thomson Financial and will be accessible through the Fifth Third's Investor Relations website. The full analyst notes on Fifth Third Bancorp are available to download free of charge at:



Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Huntington) announced that it has successfully completed its merger of Camco Financial Corp., the parent company of Cambridge, Ohio-based Advantage Bank. The Company stated that simultaneous closing and conversion were completed, and Advantage banking offices opened as Huntington branches on March 3, 2014. Stephen D. Steinour, Chairman, President, and CEO of Huntington, said, "With the addition of nine new branches, former Advantage customers and long-time Huntington customers will enjoy more convenience and accessibility from Cambridge to Cincinnati. We are grateful to our customers for their ongoing commitment to Huntington and we look forward to continue to invest in products and services that will make banking easier for them." The full analyst notes on Huntington Bancshares Incorporated are available to download free of charge at:



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