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New Product Launches, Upcoming Conferences, Contracts, and Earnings Release Schedules - Analyst Notes on Anixter, Marvell, Workday, Vodafone and Equinix

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NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL), Workday Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ: VOD), and Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


Anixter International Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, the stock of Anixter International Inc. (Anixter) witnessed a sharp decline of 4.99% amidst media reports that an effort to sell the Company has stalled following a failure to agree a price with the potential buyers. The stock opened the session at $101.57, and traded in the range of $93.15 - $105.84, with a total of 1.90 million shares changing hands. According to a Bloomberg report, French electrical-equipment distributor Rexel SA (RXL), one of the top candidates to buy Anixter, has refused to make an offer at a price of $115 per share sought by the Company. The report also added that private equity funds Advent International Corp. and CVC Capital Partners Ltd have also stalled talks to buy Anixter on concerns over its valuation. Meanwhile, Anixter's shares have gained 39.38% in last one year, outperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average which gained 12.76% during the same period. The full analyst notes on Anixter International Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (Marvell) announced its new AC/DC LED driver Integrated Circuit (IC), the Marvell® 88EM8189. According to the Company, the new chip features I2C compatible digital interface integration to connect with a networking microcontroller that runs a lighting control protocol for Smart wireless bulbs which offer fine dimming performance with a full dimming range of 100% to 1%. Marvell stated that its 88EM8189 chip lowers the bill-of-materials (BOM) for the electronics and significantly lowering the prices. This implementation enables the lowest standby power consumption by the networking circuit in a Smart wireless bulb while the light is turned off, allowing the system solution to meet ENERGY STAR requirements. Following the announcement, Marvell's shares increased by 2.07% to close at $15.75 on March 31, 2014. The full analyst notes on Marvell Technology Group Ltd. are available to download free of charge at:


Workday Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 27, 2014, Workday Inc. (Workday) announced that it will host its first customer conference in Europe this year as more companies make the switch to human resources and finance applications in the cloud. According to the Company, Workday Rising Europe 2014 will take place on March 31, 2014 - April 2, 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. Workday stated that it will also host an Innovation Exchange at the conference, where customers can meet a variety of services and software partners to discuss their business goals and learn how to gain the most value possible from their Workday experiences. Meanwhile, Workday's stock continued to be under pressure following the release of its Q4 FY 2014 financial results on February 27, 2014. The stock has declined 17.49% through April 1, 2014 after the Company stated that its net loss per basic and diluted share in the quarter widened to $0.32 from $0.19 in Q4 FY 2013. The full analyst notes on Workday Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Vodafone Group Plc Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) revealed a new seven year, multi million pound contract with RWE to become the Company's total communications partner in the UK, providing all network, voice and data services to RWE subsidiaries from April 1, 2014. Vodafone will supply and manage telecommunications, video conferencing and internet access across all RWE UK sites, connecting offices, customer contact centres and the monitoring and control systems used in RWE npower's power generation sites. RWE anticipates Vodafone to introduce new services so as to reduce costs by streamlining the Company's communications needs and encouraging more efficient and innovative ways of working. Commenting on the deal, Jan Geldmacher, Vodafone Global Enterprise CE, said: "RWE is a critically important supplier to millions of UK households and businesses and need a world-class total communications provider that they can rely on. We look forward to supporting RWE over the years ahead." The full analyst notes on Vodafone Group Plc are available to download free of charge at:


Equinix Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, Equinix Inc. (Equinix) announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. PT), to discuss Q1 2014 financial results. Live webcast of the conference call will be available at the Company website under the Investor Relations section. The full analyst notes on Equinix Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


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