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|April 25, 2014 08:01 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS), Conns Inc (NASDAQ: CONN) and The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1615-100free.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (Canadian Pacific) announced its financial results for Q1 2014. The Company reported a marginal increase in revenues to CAD1.5 billion, up 0.94% YoY. Net income for Q1 2014 came in at CAD254.0 million or CAD1.44 per diluted share, as compared to CAD217.0 million or CAD1.24 per diluted share, during Q1 2013. Analysts at Thomson Reuters expected the Company to report earnings of CAD1.41 per share for Q1 2014. Commenting on the financial results, E. Hunter Harrison, CEO, said "Despite a slow start to the year and the reduced capacity which limited our ability to meet strong customer demand, we still have the utmost confidence in our ability to achieve our financial targets for 2014." On the same day, shares of the Company rallied 5.25%, to end the day at $156.76. The full analyst notes on Canadian Pacific are available to download free of charge at:
Time Warner Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, Time Warner Inc. (Time Warner) issued a press release announcing the appointment of initial 10 members who will be appointed to the Board of Directors of Time Inc. following the planned spin-off of its publishing division. The spin-off is expected to be completed during Q2 2014, post which Time Inc. will be an independent, publicly traded company. Current Time Inc. CEO Joseph A. Ripp will become Chairman of Board along with nine other independent directors. Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes, commented, "We have recruited a roster of world-class business leaders who are extremely committed to Time Inc.'s success. These are highly respected executives known for their leadership, integrity, entrepreneurial drive, and deep strategic, operational and technical expertise." The full analyst notes on Time Warner are available to download free of charge at:
Dillard's Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 4, 2014, Dillard's Inc. (Dillard's) announced the launch of the Southern Living Collection, a new home product line in collaboration with Time Inc.'s Southern Living. The collection will be exclusively available at Dillard's stores nationwide. The Company stated that both the Companies worked together to create a mix of elegant and casual, rustic designs to outfit the home from the kitchen to the bedroom reflecting a classic layered look in a palette of neutrals and crisp whites. Betsy Parkinson, Dillard's Creative Director, commented, "This collection is the result of an extremely collaborative partnership - aimed at presenting exciting new selections which reflect the classic, but casual elegance for which Southern Living is known." The full analyst notes on Dillard's are available to download free of charge at:
Conns Inc Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, the shares of Conns Inc. (Conns) rallied 7.65%, closing the trading session at $46.98. During the session, the Company's shares opened at $43.60 and fluctuated in the range of $43.57 - $48.37. Conn's traded 4.36 million shares during the day, higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 1.52 million shares. The Company's stock has gained 20.40%, compared with the closing price of March 27, 2014 - the day Conn's released its Q4 FY 2014 (period ended January 31, 2014) earnings. The full analyst notes on Conns are available to download free of charge at:
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (Interpublic) announced its financial results for Q1 2014. The Company reported a 6.1% YoY increase in revenues to $1.6 billion. The increase in revenues was primarily driven by organic growth, partially offset by foreign currency translations. Net loss available to IPG common stockholders narrowed to $20.9 million or $0.05 per diluted share, from a loss of $59.2 million or $0.14 per diluted share in Q1 2013. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the Company to report a loss of $0.08 per share and revenues of $1.60 billion for Q1 2014. Michael I. Roth, Interpublic's Chairman and CEO, said that the Company remains well-positioned to meet or exceed 2014 organic growth target of 3% to 4% and an operating margin of 10.3% or better. Shares of Interpublic gained 2.9% to close at $17.36. The full analyst notes on Interpublic are available to download free of charge at:
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