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NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Alliance Data Systems Corporation(NYSE: ADS), Norfolk Southern Corp.(NYSE:NSC), Kohl's Corp.(NYSE: KSS), DIRECTV, Inc.(NASDAQ: DTV), and The TJX Companies, Inc.(NYSE: TJX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register
Alliance Data Systems Corporation Analyst Notes
On March 31, 2014, Alliance Data Systems Corporation (Alliance Data) reported that it will host a conference call to discuss the Company's Q1 2014 results on April 17, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The Company informed that Ed Heffernan, President and CEO; Charles Horn, CFO; and Bryan Pearson, Executive Vice President and President, LoyaltyOne, an Alliance Data Company will host the call. According to Zacks.com, the consensus EPS estimate for the quarter is $2.59. On February 6, 2014, while announcing its Q4 2013 and 2013 financial results, the Company had predicted a core EPS of approximately $2.70 for Q1 2014 and full-year 2014 core EPS of $12.20 versus $10.01 reported for full year 2013. The full analyst notes on Alliance Data Systems Corporation are available to download free of charge at:
Norfolk Southern Corp.Analyst Notes
On April 1, 2014, Norfolk Southern Corp. (NorfolkSouthern) announced that it will release its Q1 2014 financial results at 8:00 a.m. EDT onApril 23, 2014. The earnings release will be followed by a conference call to discuss the results at 8:45 a.m. EDT on the same day. According to the data by Zacks.com, the consensus earnings estimate for Q1 2014 is $1.28. The Company reported earnings of $1.64 per diluted shareduring Q4 2013. The full analyst notes on Norfolk Southern Corp.are available to download free of charge at:
Kohl's Corp.Analyst Notes
On April 2, 2014, associates of Kohl's Corp. (Kohl's) celebrated the National Volunteer Week and Earth Day by volunteering in their local communities during the Company's fifth annual National Go Green Event throughout the month of April. Besides holding volunteer events, Kohl's expects to grant a total of more than $2 million this year and more than $10 million over the five years of the program. The Company informed that groups of Kohl's associates will volunteer across the country for events such as removing invasive species and planting native vegetation to preserve wildlife habitats with Tree Musketeers in Los Angeles, California, landscaping yards for new homes with plants and flowers with Habitat for Humanity in Macon, Georgia.The full analyst notes on Kohl's Corp.are available to download free of charge at:
DIRECTV, Inc.Analyst Notes
On April 2, 2014, DIRECTV, Inc. (DIRECTV) announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with WeatherNation, a multi-format, local, regional and national television weather news service. Commenting on the agreement, Dan York, Chief Content Officer for DIRECTV, said,"This new multi-year agreement strengthens our relationship with WeatherNation and ensures our customers will have a service that is fully committed to providing all weather related information all the time." WeatherNation offers a news and information service that is 100% dedicated to weather reporting and the service is now also available on the DIRECTV Everywhere platform for in and out-of-home live streaming.The full analyst notes on DIRECTV, Inc.are available to download free of charge at:
The TJX Companies, Inc.Analyst Notes
On April 1, 2014, The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJXCompanies) announced that its Board of Directors has raised the amount of its quarterly dividend by 21% from the dividend last paid. The Board declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.175 per share. The dividend is payable June 5, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 15, 2014.Carol Meyrowitz, CEO of The TJX Companies, said, "I am pleased to report that our Board of Directors has approved a 21% increase in our quarterly dividend, which marks the 18th consecutive year we have raised the dividend. Over this period of time, the Company's dividend has grown at a compound annual rate of 23%." The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The full analyst notes on The TJX Companies, Inc.are available to download free of charge at:
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