Dividends, Recognitions, Business Transition, and Technical Update - Research Reports on Discover, Lincoln Financial Group, Synovus, LPL Financial Holdings and New Residential Investment

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Jul 25, 2014, 08:30 ET from Analysts Review

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC), Synovus Financial Corporation (NYSE: SNV), LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA) and New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE: NRZ). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5122-100free.

Discover Financial Services Research Reports 

On July 16, 2014, the Board of Directors of Discover Financial Services (Discover) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $16.25 per share on its Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B, payable on September 2, 2014, to the holders of record as of the close of business on August 15, 2014. Additionally, the Company stated that the Board has also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share of common stock. According to Discover, the declared quarterly cash dividend is payable on August 21, 2014, to holders of record as of the close of business on August 7, 2014. The full research reports on Discover are available to download free of charge at:


Lincoln National Corporation Research Reports 

On July 22, 2014, Lincoln National Corporation (Lincoln Financial Group) announced that BenchmarkPortal has named the Company's Life Insurance and Individual Annuity Customer Contact Centers to the list of Top 25 Call Centers in America for customer service excellence. Lincoln Financial Group Senior Vice President, Shared Services and Information Technology, Ken Solon said, "We are gratified to be exceeding industry benchmark results and to be recognized for providing a competitive advantage for both our Individual Annuity and Life insurance business partners and customers. This achievement reinforces our commitment to continually improving the way we deliver the Lincoln experience and validates our focus on making it easier to do business with Lincoln." The full research reports on Lincoln Financial Group are available to download free of charge at:


Synovus Financial Corporation Research Reports 

On July 21, 2014, Synovus Financial Corporation (Synovus) reported that the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) has named the Company as a recipient of the 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award. Commenting on the recognition, Synovus Chairman and CEO, said, "We are honored to be among such prestigious companies being recognized for enhancing financial education, investing in community development, and protecting the environment. I am proud to be part of a company and team that has a long history of service to others. Our team is passionate about building strong communities and we believe giving back is our highest calling." The full research reports on Synovus are available to download free of charge at:


LPL Financial Holdings Inc. Research Reports 

On July 17, 2014, LPL Financial Holdings Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, LPL Financial LLC (LPL Financial) announced that its separate entity IHT Wealth Management (IHT) has transitioned to the LPL broker-dealer and hybrid RIA custodial platform. According to the Company, based in downtown Chicago, Illinois, IHT is an independent financial advisory firm and hybrid RIA founded by industry veteran Steven Dudash, focused on holistic, customized wealth management strategies primarily to private retail mass-affluent and high-net-worth clients. LPL Financial Executive Vice President of Business Development, Steve Pirigyi, said, "We are very pleased to welcome IHT to LPL Financial. We are confident that the comprehensive support, technology, compliance, research and other tools and resources that we offer will provide IHT with a sturdy foundation from which they will be able to continue to attract other highly successful advisors to their new firm." The full research reports on LPL Financial Holdings are available to download free of charge at:


New Residential Investment Corp. Research Reports 

On July 22, 2014, New Residential Investment Corp.'s stock slipped by 1.12%, closing at $6.16. Over the past six month of trading, the Company's stock decreased by 4.64%, compared to the S&P500 which increased by 7.58%, during the same period. The full research reports on New Residential Investment are available to download free of charge at:


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