NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, National Traders Association announced new research reports highlighting Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE: HIW), Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGAM), SHFL entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SHFL) and Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE: PM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Liberty Property Trust Research Report
Besides investing $155 million in industrial acquisitions in the fourth quarter, Liberty Property has recently announced that it will develop a 200,000 square foot, six-story office building for The Vanguard Group. Vanguard has signed a long-term lease for the property, the construction of which will begin March of this year. The trust is also planning to partner with Tempe for the commercial development of approximately 100 acres of city-owned land near Tempe Town Lake. The Full Research Report on Liberty Property Trust - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/entire_report/3a53_LRY]
Highwoods Properties Inc. Research Report
Highwoods Properties is currently restructuring its portfolio to focus on long-term markets and newer assets. It sold the Metrowest Commerce Center and the Cambridge at Metrowest for a combined cost of $14.6 million. It has also invested in the Sun Belt markets, which provide above average job growth. Lastly, it acquired two new Class A Greensboro-based office buildings for $32.8 million. The Full Research Report on Highwoods Properties Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/entire_report/9f7b_HIW]
Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. Research Report
Shares of Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGAM) [Full Research Report](1) skyrocketed higher after the company beat Wall Street earnings estimate by 11 cents per share. On Wednesday the stock closed up 17 percent at $16.72. The company recently reported its Q1 2013 earnings on January 30, reporting that it has also beat expectations on revenues and EPS. Looking ahead, Multimedia Games is expected to trade at $20 or higher in the near future. Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $43.3 million and the average EPS estimate is 17 cents. After Multimedia Games reported its earnings, the company's shares jumped as much as 22 percent. What drives most of the company's momentum is its TournEvent slot system, with nearly half of the total units sold in the first quarter of FY 2013. The company is confident that growth will continue as momentum builds around the world. Reflecting the strong financial performance in Q1, Multimedia Games raised its guidance for FY 2013. It now forecasts revenues in the range of $174.2 million to $177.1 million, from the earlier expectations of $165.6 million to $170.2 million. Analysts' EPS estimates were 66 cents per share on revenues of $172 million for FY 2013. Q1 2013 is the 16th consecutive quarter that the company has grown net cash. The results reflect its continued investment in the expansion and maintenance of its installed base. With increasing revenues, plenty of rooms for growth, and a low share price, analysts see Multimedia Games as a great stock pick for investors, expecting the economy and the casino industry continue to improve. The Full Research Report on Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/entire_report/4f16_MGAM]
SHFL entertainment Inc. Research Report
Another gaming supplier stock to watch for is SHFL entertainment, Inc. Despite being small in size, SHFL has been consistent in reporting positive earnings. For Q4 2012, the company reported 11 percent growth in revenue and earnings compared to the same quarter in 2011. Driven by successful execution of its core business, the company had a strong finish to 2012 with record revenue of $73.6 million in Q4. IN FY 2013, the company looks forward to continued MD3 card shuffler placements, global expansion of its slot machine business, and improved e-Table offerings. Q! 2013 earnings will be released on March 5, 2013.On the upcoming 2013 International Casino Exhibition, SHFL will show how the company can offer "A Better Game" through its iGaming offerings and other product lines. The company's exhibit will feature products from each of its five product categories and will emphasize how it provides a better gaming experience, better security and efficiency through enhanced utility offerings, better specialty games and progressive technology, better technology with e-Table innovations, and better slot content.. The Full Research Report on SHFL entertainment Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/entire_report/d178_SHFL]
Philip Morris International, Inc. Research Report
Philip Morris is not alarmed by the US market's declining tobacco consumption. The company is reported to be holding 28.1% of the international cigarette market without counting US and China. As the world's largest tobacco company, any loss may be big but Philip Morris is looking poised with a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.5 and a dividend yield of 3.8% or $0.85 per share. The success story of Philip Morris seems to be old for analysts and investors, but this old story is the one by which Philip Morris' impressive valuation is built on. The Full Research Report on Philip Morris International, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.nationaltradersassociation.org/r/entire_report/3e10_PM]
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