NEW YORK, October 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG), Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), and Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report
On October 9, 2013, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) released its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 operating results (period ended September 1, 2013) and September 2013 sales results (5-week period ended October 6, 2013). Costco registered total revenues of $32.5 billion in Q4 FY 2013, up 0.8% YoY, and total revenues of $105.2 billion in full-year FY 2013, up 6.1% YoY. The Company's net income was $617 million in Q4 FY 2013, up 1.3% YoY, and net income was $2.0 billion in full-year FY 2013, up 19.3% YoY. Costco's diluted EPS was $1.40 in Q4 FY 2013, up 0.7% YoY, and diluted EPS was $4.63 in full-year FY 2013, up 19.0% YoY. In September 2013, net sales were $9.9 billion, up 5.7% YoY. The Full Research Report on Costco Wholesale Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/faed_COST]
Dollar General Corporation Research Report
On October 5, 2013, Dollar General Corporation (Dollar General) announced the opening of its 11,000th store in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's Chairman and CEO, commented, "The opening of our 11,000th store is another exciting milestone for Dollar General. I would like to thank our more than 100,000 employees for all they do every day to serve our customers as we continue to grow." Dreiling added, "We see a lot of exciting opportunities to expand our business, create new career opportunities for our employees and make a difference in our customers' lives." The Full Research Report on Dollar General Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5db6_DG]
Safeway Inc. Research Report
On October 7, 2013, Safeway Inc. (Safeway) announced that in line with its commitment to protect the health of its customers, the Company is now offering traditional and High Dose (HD) vaccines nationwide. Safeway further informed that those customers who get a flu vaccine will receive 10% off coupons to use on an entire shopping trip. Darren Singer, Safeway Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, stated, "We have always made the process of getting a flu vaccine affordable and convenient. Now, we're giving an extra incentive to protect against a very common, very infectious illness." Singer continued, "We especially want to protect those most at risk. For seniors, the Fluzone HD offers a better immune response and better protection against flu." The Full Research Report on Safeway Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/510f_SWY]
Vipshop Holdings Limited Research Report
On October 8, 2013, Vipshop Holdings Limited (Vipshop) announced the appointments of two senior executives: Tony Feng as the Vice President of Branding and Public Relations, and Simon Yanxiang We as the Vice President of Operations. Vipshop said that Mr. Feng has extensive experience as a marketing executive with a strong track record of driving growth through implementing innovative brand-building and public relations programs, while Mr. Wei brings a wealth of industry experience to his new role, having most recently worked as an independent e-Commerce consultant and trainer, providing strategic and tactical advisory solutions to companies. According to Vipshop, both appointments are effective October 8, 2013. The Full Research Report on Vipshop Holdings Limited - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/2120_VIPS]
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Research Report
On October 7, 2013, Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Sprouts Farmers Market) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results after the market close on Thursday, November 7, 2013. The Company reported that the Management will host an earnings conference call on the same day at 3:00 p.m. MST (5:00 p.m. EST). A webcast of the conference call will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/1be5_SFM]
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