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NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) and The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

Marathon Oil Corporation Analyst Notes 

On April 4, 2014, the shares of Marathon Oil Corporation, (Marathon Oil) closed the trading session at $35.59 recording a minor decline of 0.34%. The stock opened at $35.90 and oscillated in the range of $35.44 - $35.99 during the day. A total of 5.55 million shares were traded during the day which was in line with the 30-day average trading volume of 5.79 million. Shares of Marathon Oil have gained 5.23% in the past one month outperforming the NYSE Composite which declined by 0.08% during the same time period. The full analyst notes on Marathon Oil Corporation are available to download free of charge at:


PVH Corp. Analyst Notes 

On March 25, 2014, PVH Corporation (PVH) announced its financial results for Q4 FY 2013 and FY 2013 (period ended February 2, 2014). Total revenue on GAAP basis in Q4 2013 amounted to $2.1 billion, an increase of 25.4% YoY. FY 2013 revenue increased 35.5% YoY to $8.2 billion. On a non-GAAP basis, diluted EPS for Q4 FY 2013 were $1.43, as compared to $1.60 in Q4 FY 2012 and EPS for FY 2013 was $7.03 as compared to $6.58 in FY 2012. The Company expects 2014 revenue to increase 3% to approximately $8.5 billion, inclusive of a negative impact of $176 million attributable to the exit from the Bass business. The full analyst notes on PVH Corp. are available to download free of charge at:


PACCAR Inc. Analyst Notes 

According to the Webcasts section on the official website of PACCAR Inc. (PACCAR), the Company will host a live webcast to discuss Q1 2014 earnings on April 29, 2014 at 8:00am PT. According to Zacks.com, the consensus EPS estimate for the current quarter is $0.75. PACCAR designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and related aftermarket distribution of parts. The full analyst notes on PACCAR Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


Discover Financial Services Analyst Notes 

On April 2, 2014, Discover Financial Services (Discover Financial) issued  a press release stating that through June 30, 2014, cardmembers can sign up to earn 5% Cashback Bonus on up to $1,500 in purchases made at home improvement stores, furniture stores and Bed Bath & Beyond®. As per the release, after making $1,500 in purchases, Discover cardmembers continue to automatically earn their standard Cashback Bonus on all other purchases. Commenting on the offer announcement, Heather L. Roche, VP of rewards at Discover said, "After a long and difficult winter for many regions of the country, spring often inspires home improvement projects, and Discover is providing cash back opportunities for both home renovation and redecoration this season." The full analyst notes on Discover Financial Services are available to download free of charge at:


The Blackstone Group Analyst Notes 

On April 4, 2014, The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with the affiliates of Onex Corporation and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire all of the equity interests in Pinafore Holdings B.V., the parent company of Gates Corporation. According to the Company, the aggregate consideration payable in the transaction will be approximately $5.4 billion and the transaction is expected to close later this year and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. However, following the announcement, the Company's stock closed at $32.80 on April 4, 2014 recording a decline of 2.26% over the previous day's close. The full analyst notes on The Blackstone Group are available to download free of charge at:


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