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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6109-100free.
CVS Caremark Corporation Research Reports
On August 27, 2014, CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS Caremark) announced its new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. Through this clinical affiliation, MedStar Health patients will have continued access to clinical support, medication counselling, chronic disease intensive monitoring and wellness programs at CVS/pharmacy stores and MinuteClinic - CVS Caremark's retail healthcare division. Additionally, CVS Caremark will provide critical prescription and visit information to the affiliated health care providers through the integration of secured electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Troyen A. Brennan, MD, Chief Medical Officer at CVS Caremark said, "We look forward to working with MedStar Health to develop collaborative programs that improve patient outcomes, lower costs and help people on their path to better health. Through this clinical affiliation, we will also be integrating our electronic medical records and information systems to enable us to support patients with medication counseling and chronic disease monitoring." The full research reports on CVS Caremark are available to download free of charge at:
Time Warner Cable Inc. Research Reports
On August 21, 2014, NaviSite, a subsidiary of Time Warner Cable Inc. announced the introduction of Desktop-as-a-Service Solution (DaaS) for Enterprise Users. According to NaviSite, DaaS uses NVIDIA GRIDTM Technology to provide rich graphics performance, while bringing in the full benefit of NVIDIA hardware-accelerated graphics to the Cloud, enabling true GPU hardware acceleration across multiple virtual desktops without compromising the overall graphics experience. Consequently, users across several industries containing architectural design, manufacturing and higher education can now access 3D renderings and run high performance graphics applications using a traditional PC or thin client. According to the Company, its Daas solution offers the benefit of: Scale on-demand, desktop visualization, Augmented Security, and Compliance and minimum capital costs. The full research reports on TWC are available to download free of charge at:
Dollar Tree, Inc. Research Reports
On August 21, 2014, Dollar Tree, Inc. (Dollar Tree) reported its Q2 FY 2014 results (period ended August 2, 2014). The net sales for the quarter came in at $2.0 billion, up 9.5% YoY and consolidated comparable store sales increased 4.5% on a constant currency basis. The net income for the quarter was $121.5 million, down 2.6% YoY with a diluted EPS of $0.59. For Q3 FY 2015 Dollar Tree expects the net sales to range from $2.02 billion to $2.07 billion and the same for FY 2014 is expected to be between $8.44 billion and $8.55 billion. The diluted EPS is forecasted to vary from $0.61 to $0.66 for Q3 FY 2014, excluding acquisition-related costs, and the same is expected to be between $2.94 and $3.06 for FY 2014, which would include Q2 FY 2014 acquisition-related costs of $0.02 per share but exclude the Q3 FY 2014 & Q4 FY 2014 acquisition related costs. The full research reports on Dollar Tree are available to download free of charge at:
Norfolk Southern Corporation Research Reports
Under the events calendar of Norfolk Southern Corporation (Norfolk Southern), the Company is scheduled to report its Q3 2014 earnings on October 22, 2014, at 8:45 a.m. ET. According to Zacks Investment research, the consensus estimate for Norfolk Southern's EPS for the current quarter is $1.75. The full research reports on Norfolk Southern are available to download free of charge at:
Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Reports
Under the events calendar of Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco), the Company is scheduled to report its Q4 2014 earnings and September 2014 Sales results on October 9, 2014. According to Zacks Investment research, the consensus estimate for Costco's EPS for the current quarter is $1.51. The full research reports on Costco are available to download free of charge at:
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