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Stock Price Updates, Agreements, New Product Launches, and Awards & Accolades - Analyst Notes on EMC, First Solar, NXP, FireEye, and Sina

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NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI), FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), and Sina Corp. (NASDAQ: SINA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


EMC Corporation Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, EMC Corporation's (EMC) stock gained 0.40%, closing the day at $27.90. During the session, the Company's shares opened at $27.83 and oscillated in the range of $27.73 - $27.99. The stock price is trading near its 52-week high of $28.26, which it made on March 26, 2014. A total of 10.72 million shares changed hands during the day. Over the past 12 months, the shares of the Company gained an upside of 18.27%, in line with the NYSE Composite which increased 18.18% during the same period. The full analyst notes on EMC Corporation are available to download free of charge at:


First Solar, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, a news article on Bloomberg reported that First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) - the largest U.S. solar-panel maker, is on the verge of striking a deal to supply its technology to remote mining projects in Australia to help resources companies save on fuel costs. As per the article, Jack Curtis, First Solar's Sydney-based Vice President of Business Development for the Asia-Pacific, confirmed in a telephonic interview to Bloomberg that the Company expects to develop as much as 200 megawatts of capacity for the mining industry over the next three years. The Company on March 19, 2014 announced its 2014 financial guidance. For 2014, First Solar expects net sales of $3.7 billion to $4.0 billion, diluted EPS to be between $2.20 and $2.60, and consolidated operating income in the range of $270 million and $320 million. The Company added that it expects to generate between $250 million to $450 million in operating cash flows and has earmarked $300 million to $350 million in capital expenditures for 2014. Share prices of First Solar have rallied 25% through April 2, 2014 from the March 18, 2014 close of $57.56. The full analyst notes on First Solar, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


NXP Semiconductors NV Analyst Notes 

On April 3, 2014, NXP Semiconductors NV (NXP) launched a new series of six transient voltage suppressor (TVS) diodes contained in the small, leadless plastic package DFN2020-3 (2 x 2 mm) with a height of only 0.62 mm. The Company informed that the new PTVSxU1UPA product series offers a 300 W peak pulse power rating (10/1000µs) and reverse stand-off voltages from 7.5 to 26 V. Henning Riedel, Product Marketing Manager, NXP Semiconductors, said, "This new TVS series addresses the increasing requirements for higher surge robustness for charger ports. With its very small and leadless DFN2020-3 package, it is ideally suited for these mobile devices." As stated, this discrete solution offers superior electrical performance, a higher PCB design flexibility and easier routing than the array of integrated solutions currently available. The full analyst notes on NXP Semiconductors NV are available to download free of charge at:


FireEye, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On April 1, 2014, FireEye, Inc. (FireEye) issued a press release announcing that the Company has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide. According to the press release, the 5-Star Partner Program rating awards companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. Steve Pataky, Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances at FireEye, commented, "The Fuel program enables our partners to compete in one of the hottest and fastest-growing technology segments where they can highlight their true value add, accelerating sales and profit opportunities." To determine the 2014, 5-Star recipients, the Channel Company's research team assessed each vendor's application based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication. The full analyst notes on FireEye, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Sina Corp. Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, the shares of Sina Corp. (Sina) edged 0.36% higher, closing the day at $61.75. During the session, the Company's shares opened at $62.91 and vacillated in the range of $61.00 - $63.75. Sina traded 3.15 million shares during the day. Over the past 12 months, the shares of the Company increased 22.84%, underperforming the broader market index NASDAQ Composite which returned an upside of 32.87% during the same period. The full analyst notes on Sina Corp. are available to download free of charge at:


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