|By PR Newswire||
|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:
About Analysts Review
We do things differently. Our goal is to provide the best content to our exclusive membership. We are constantly hiring researchers, writers, editors and analysts to add to our team and become better than yesterday. If being a part of a fast growing community with an edge in today's market sounds interesting to you, then sign-up today and experience the full benefits of membership.
1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] http://www.analystsreview.com.
5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] http://www.analystsreview.com.
6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] http://www.analystsreview.com for consideration.
Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.
NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE
Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.
NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED
Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
SOURCE Analysts Review
Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI) extended its Internet of Things technology platform with performance enhancements to Gen5 – its fifth generation critical infrastructure networking platform. Already delivering nearly 23 million devices on five continents as one of the leading networking providers in the market, Silver Spring announced it is doubling the maximum speed of its Gen5 network to up to 2.4 Mbps, increasing computational performance by 10x, supporting simultaneous mesh communic...
Feb. 13, 2016 05:00 AM EST
Eighty percent of a data scientist’s time is spent gathering and cleaning up data, and 80% of all data is unstructured and almost never analyzed. Cognitive computing, in combination with Big Data, is changing the equation by creating data reservoirs and using natural language processing to enable analysis of unstructured data sources. This is impacting every aspect of the analytics profession from how data is mined (and by whom) to how it is delivered. This is not some futuristic vision: it's ha...
Feb. 13, 2016 04:45 AM EST Reads: 465
The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it’s challenging to understand all the options – from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, will provide an educational overview of emerging “as-a-service” options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data profes...
Feb. 13, 2016 03:45 AM EST Reads: 241
Father business cycles and digital consumers are forcing enterprises to respond faster to customer needs and competitive demands. Successful integration of DevOps and Agile development will be key for business success in today’s digital economy. In his session at DevOps Summit, Pradeep Prabhu, Co-Founder & CEO of Cloudmunch, covered the critical practices that enterprises should consider to seamlessly integrate Agile and DevOps processes, barriers to implementing this in the enterprise, and pr...
Feb. 13, 2016 03:00 AM EST Reads: 463
Sensors and effectors of IoT are solving problems in new ways, but small businesses have been slow to join the quantified world. They’ll need information from IoT using applications as varied as the businesses themselves. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Meike, Distinguished Engineer, Director of Technology Innovation at Intuit, showed how IoT manufacturers can use open standards, public APIs and custom apps to enable the Quantified Small Business. He used a Raspberry Pi to connect sensors...
Feb. 13, 2016 02:30 AM EST Reads: 371
The principles behind DevOps are not new - for decades people have been automating system administration and decreasing the time to deploy apps and perform other management tasks. However, only recently did we see the tools and the will necessary to share the benefits and power of automation with a wider circle of people. In his session at DevOps Summit, Bernard Sanders, Chief Technology Officer at CloudBolt Software, explored the latest tools including Puppet, Chef, Docker, and CMPs needed to...
Feb. 13, 2016 02:30 AM EST Reads: 368
Let’s face it, embracing new storage technologies, capabilities and upgrading to new hardware often adds complexity and increases costs. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Seth Oxenhorn, Vice President of Business Development & Alliances at FalconStor, will discuss how a truly heterogeneous software-defined storage approach can add value to legacy platforms and heterogeneous environments. The result reduces complexity, significantly lowers cost, and provides IT organizations with improved effi...
Feb. 13, 2016 12:45 AM EST Reads: 276
It's easy to assume that your app will run on a fast and reliable network. The reality for your app's users, though, is often a slow, unreliable network with spotty coverage. What happens when the network doesn't work, or when the device is in airplane mode? You get unhappy, frustrated users. An offline-first app is an app that works, without error, when there is no network connection.
Feb. 12, 2016 10:00 PM EST Reads: 245
Data-as-a-Service is the complete package for the transformation of raw data into meaningful data assets and the delivery of those data assets. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lakshmi Randall, an industry expert, analyst and strategist, will address: What is DaaS (Data-as-a-Service)? Challenges addressed by DaaS Vendors that are enabling DaaS Architecture options for DaaS
Feb. 12, 2016 09:45 PM EST Reads: 386
One of the bewildering things about DevOps is integrating the massive toolchain including the dozens of new tools that seem to crop up every year. Part of DevOps is Continuous Delivery and having a complex toolchain can add additional integration and setup to your developer environment. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Miko Matsumura, Chief Marketing Officer of Gradle Inc., will discuss which tools to use in a developer stack, how to provision the toolchain to minimize onboa...
Feb. 12, 2016 09:00 PM EST Reads: 135
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of innovative web and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit at 18th Cloud Expo New York, which will take place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Catchpoint is a leading Digital Performance Analytics company that provides unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently deliver an amazing customer experience. Designed...
Feb. 12, 2016 06:00 PM EST Reads: 404
Companies can harness IoT and predictive analytics to sustain business continuity; predict and manage site performance during emergencies; minimize expensive reactive maintenance; and forecast equipment and maintenance budgets and expenditures. Providing cost-effective, uninterrupted service is challenging, particularly for organizations with geographically dispersed operations.
Feb. 12, 2016 06:00 PM EST
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. “Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:45 PM EST
DevOps is not just last year’s buzzword. Companies with DevOps practices are 2.5x more likely to exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. But how do you enable high performance? What can you do right now to start? Find out from DevOps experts including Gene Kim, co-author of "The Phoenix Project," and the Dynatrace Center of Excellence.
Feb. 12, 2016 04:30 PM EST
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
Feb. 12, 2016 04:30 PM EST Reads: 193