NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME), Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST) and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1069-100free.
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 10, 2014, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (Air Products) revealed that it has won the 2014 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards for the Laser Industry in China for its BIP purification technology. As stated, one of the most important features of BIP is the specially designed "Built-In Purifier", which is used to produce high purity gas range required for a wide variety of applications such as laser cutting, high quality welding, gas chromatography, and inerting, etc. Representing the Company, Frank Yu, General Manager, Packaged Gases and Microbulk, China, Air Products, said, "We are honored to receive this prestigious award. It is a true reward of our long-standing effort in developing innovative gas technology to help customers achieve consistently reliable and outstanding performance in laser applications." The full analyst notes on Air Products are available to download free of charge at:
U.S. Bancorp Analyst Notes
On April 7, 2014, U.S Bancorp (U.S. Bank) announced in a press release the unveiling of the new Twins Digital Clubhouse sponsored by the U.S. Bank. The Digital Clubhouse will be located in left field near the U.S. Bank Home Run Porch at Target Field and will feature several stations like the selfie mirror enabling fans to create digital souvenirs, interact with other fans on social media and charge their phones. The Clubhouse is designed around an old dugout bench used by the Twins at the Metrodome and is designed to address a rising demand among fans for an interactive, digital experience at the ballpark. U.S. Bank is a founding partner of Target Field and official bank of the Minnesota Twins. The full analyst notes on U.S. Bank are available to download free of charge at:
CME Group Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 2, 2014, CME Group Inc. (CME Group) announced in a press release that March 2014 volume averaged 14.1 million contracts per day, an increase of 13% YoY. The total volume for March 2014 was more than 295 million contracts, of which 86% were electronically traded. CME Group interest rate volume averaged 7.0 million contracts per day in March 2014, up by 35% YoY. Eurodollar futures volume averaged 2.8 million contracts per day, up 47% YoY. As per the release, Eurodollar options volume averaged 916,000 contracts per day, up 132% YoY. Treasury futures volume averaged 2.7 million contracts per day, up 10% YoY, while treasury options averaged 604,000 contracts per day, up 33% YoY. Q1 2014 volume averaged 13.7 million contracts per day, up 9% YoY. The full analyst notes on CME Group are available to download free of charge at:
Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 1, 2014, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (Host Hotels), the largest lodging real estate investment trust, declared that it will report financial results for Q1 2014, prior to market open on May 1, 2014, which will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET during which the management will discuss the Company's Q1 2014 results and its business outlook for 2014. According to Zacks.com, the consensus estimate for the quarter is $0.30. For Q4 2013, the Company reported a sharp jump in net income to $123 million, or $0.16 per share, from $15 million, or $0.02 per share, in Q4 2012. The full analyst notes on Host Hotels are available to download free of charge at:
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 9, 2014 The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) announced in a press release that J. Kevin McCarthy will take over as the Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective April 15, 2014. As per the release, McCarthy will replace Jane Sherburne, who has decided to leave BNY Mellon to consider opportunities in both the public and private sectors. In his new role, McCarthy will report to BNY Mellon Chairman and CEO Gerald L. Hassell, and will become a member of the BNY Mellon Executive Committee. Currently McCarthy is the Senior Deputy General Counsel. Commenting on the appointment, Hassell said, "Kevin has deep market knowledge and expertise in our global businesses. He has worked closely with me, our Board and senior management on our most critical legal and regulatory matters, and has become a trusted advisor to all of us." The full analyst notes on BNY Mellon are available to download free of charge at:
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