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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M), Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) and Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ: MAR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5539-100free.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. Research Reports
On July 24, 2014, United Continental Holdings, Inc.'s (UAL) wholly-owned subsidiary United Airlines (United) reported its Q2 2014 financial results with total operating revenues of $10.3 billion, up 3.3% YoY. Net income for the quarter came in at $919 million, an increase of 51.2% YoY, or $2.34 per diluted share, excluding $130 million of special items. Including special items, net income was $789 million, or $2.01 per diluted share, versus $469 million, or $1.21 per diluted share in Q2 2013. Commenting on the results, Jeff Smisek, United's Chairman, President and CEO, said, "I am encouraged by the solid progress we made in the second quarter. Our team is focused on improving our operations and service and on continuing to improve year-over-year revenue performance and cost control." The full research reports on UAL are available to download free of charge at:
Norfolk Southern Corporation Research Reports
On July 31, 2014, Norfolk Southern Corporation (Norfolk Southern) announced that the Company featured in the list of Inbound Logistics '2014 75 Green Supply Chain Partners' in recognition of sustainable supply chain, logistics, and transportation practices. Norfolk Southern's Trees and Trains tree-planting initiative and its investments in track and rail facilities were cited by the transportation industry magazine. In a separate press release on July 22, 2014, the Company announced that it will pay a dividend of 57 cents per share on September 10, 2014 to stockholders of record on August 1, 2014. The full research reports on Norfolk Southern are available to download free of charge at:
Macy's, Inc. Research Reports
On July 31, 2014, Macy's, Inc. (Macy's) reported that it is celebrating back-to-school with contests and events, including lip dub video challenge and college shopping parties. The Company stated that beginning September 2014, schools across the country can submit a one-take lip-dub video, performed to a remix of the classic hit "Be True to Your School," and get a chance to win Macy's $50,000 All-School Lip Dub Challenge. Macy's added that it will also be visiting college campuses nationwide to shuttle students to shopping parties at local Macy's locations where they will browse the latest fashions and receive mini-manicures and makeovers. The full research reports on Macy's are available to download free of charge at:
Paychex, Inc. Research Reports
On July 29, 2014, Paychex, Inc. (Paychex) reported that The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index increased 0.34% to 101.11 in the 12 months leading up through July 2014. According to Paychex, among the regions, the West North Central was at the top of the regional index with the highest monthly increase, with Washington continuing to lead the state index. In a separate press release on July 10, 2014, the Board of Directors of Paychex declared an increased dividend of 38 cents per share, payable on August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record August 1, 2014. The full research reports on Paychex are available to download free of charge at:
Marriott International, Inc Research Reports
On July 29, 2014, Marriott International, Inc (Marriott) announced its Q2 2014 earnings. Net income totaled $192 million, a 7.3% YoY increase. The Company's adjusted net income totaled $213 million or $0.71 per diluted share, surpassing Marriott's EPS guidance of between $0.63 and $0.68, as well as Zacks consensus estimate of $0.67. Q2 2014 revenues totaled $3.5 billion, compared to $3.3 billion in the year-ago period. Marriott stated that North American comparable systemwide revenue per available room (RevPAR) increased 6.0% in Q2 2014. Looking ahead, for Q3 2014, Marriott expects comparable systemwide RevPAR on a constant dollar basis to increase 6%-8% in North America, 4%-6% outside North America and 5.5% - 7.5% worldwide. For full year 2014, the Company expects fee revenue between $1,685 million to $1,725 million, against 2013 fee revenue of $1,543 million. The full research reports on Marriott are available to download free of charge at:
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