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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6069-100free.
The Home Depot, Inc. Research Reports
On August 21, 2014, The Home Depot, Inc. (The Home Depot) announced that its President, U.S. retail, Craig Menear, has been appointed as its CEO and President, effective November 1, 2014. Furthermore, Mr. Menear has also been elected to The Home Depot's Board of Directors, with immediate effect. According to the Company, Craig brings in more than 3 decades of experience in retail and in his previous roles in the Company, he has managed its supply chain efforts, online and private brand businesses and the marketing and global sourcing. The Home Depot informed that Frank Blake, Chairman and CEO, will continue his role as the Chairman. "Craig has taken on increasing leadership responsibility over the last several years and has excelled in all his roles," said Blake. "As a long-time Home Depot veteran, Craig lives our values and embodies our culture. He'll do an outstanding job leading our company in the years ahead." The full research reports on The Home Depot are available to download free of charge at:
Comcast Corporation Research Reports
On August 26, 2014, the stock of Comcast Corporation (Comcast) declined 0.16% to end the trading session at $54.56. After opening at $54.75, the stock fluctuated in the range of $54.33 - $54.75. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 index, which ended the session 0.11% higher at 2,000.02. The full research reports on Comcast are available to download free of charge at:
The Walt Disney Company Research Reports
On August 13, 2014, Los Angeles Times reported that The Walt Disney Company is planning to sell its 23 radio stations and will start distributing the radio Disney content via digital platforms and will consequently lay off around 200 employees as a result of the planned sales. Los Angeles Times stated that the Company plans to sell the radio stations in main markets including New York, Chicago and Philadelphia. According to the report, The Walt Disney Company will abandon 22 AM stations and one FM station and will retain its AM station in Los Angeles -- KDIS-AM (1110), through which it will broadcast Radio Disney's national programming feed. The local stations will cease their operations on September 26, 2014. Los Angeles Times added that the Company's digital and satellite distribution partners include Sirius/XM, Aha Radio and ShowMobile, amongst others, and its radio network content is available for Android and iOS devices on WATCH Disney app. The full research reports on The Walt Disney Company are available to download free of charge at:
Union Pacific Corporation Research Reports
As per the Earnings Releases and Management Presentations section of Union Pacific Corporation (Union Pacific) website, the Company is scheduled to release its Q3 2014 earnings on October 23, 2014. According to Zacks Investment Research, the consensus EPS forecast for Q3 FY 2014 is $1.48. The full research reports on Union Pacific are available to download free of charge at:
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Research Reports
On August 14, 2014, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (Walmart) reported that the Company, along with its Walmart Foundation and U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), announced the winners of the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund's $10 million commitment at the 2nd U.S. Manufacturing Summit. According to the Company, the 2014 Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund's first grant recipients include Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, North Carolina State University College of Textiles, Oregon State University, Texas Tech University, University of Texas at Arlington and University of Georgia Research Foundation. Walmart informed that the winners were awarded a total of $4 million in grants to create new processes, ideas, and job creation which will stimulate America's growing manufacturing footprint. Michelle Gloeckler, Executive President of Consumables and US Manufacturing, Walmart said, "By investing in American ingenuity originating everywhere from the research lab to the assembly line, we can transform our approach to manufacturing to be more cost-effective and efficient. We can bring more jobs and more production back into American communities." The full research reports on Walmart are available to download free of charge at:
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