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Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), Vale SA (NYSE: VALE), Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA), Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/995-100free.
Exxon Mobil Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 4, 2014, Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) together with its employees announced the donation of $44.2 million to higher education institutions across the country as part of the Exxon Foundation's 2013 Educational Matching Gift Program. According to the Company, its employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed a total of $13.7 million, along with $30.5 million in unrestricted grants from the ExxonMobil Foundation. The program contributes to donor pledges in the ratio of 3:1 up to $7,500 to qualified colleges and universities in the U.S., along with the American Indian College Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the United Negro College Fund. In addition, the Company along with its philanthropic arm ExxonMobil Foundation extends its support for the development of programs that encourage students, particularly women and minorities, toward careers in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as teacher training initiatives. The full analyst notes on ExxonMobil are available to download free of charge at:
Vale SA Analyst Notes
On April 2, 2014, Vale SA (Vale) announced that the Company plans to release its Q1 2014 earnings on April 30, 2014. Following the earnings release, the Company will hold a two conference calls and webcasts. The first conference call and webcast will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Rio De Janeiro in Portuguese and the second one at 2:00 p.m. EST in English. According to Zacks Investment research data, the consensus EPS forecast for Q1 2014 is $0.51. The full analyst notes on Vale are available to download free of charge at:
Alcoa Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Alcoa Inc. (Alcoa) released its Q1 2014 results. The Company reported Q1 2014 sales of $5.5 billion, down 6.5% YoY. According to the Company, capacity reductions in primary metals combined with an 8% YoY decline in realized aluminum prices led to a fall in revenues in Q1. The Company reported a net loss of $178 million or $0.16 on per diluted share basis in Q1 2014, compared to net income of $149 million or $0.13 on per diluted share basis in Q1 2013. The loss figure includes $276 million in special items largely tied to smelter and rolling mill capacity reductions. Excluding the impact of special items, net income was $98 million, or $0.09 per share beating analyst's estimates of $0.05 per share. Alcoa's stock gained 3.75% on April 9, 2014 and ended the trading session at $13.00, amidst high volumes. The full analyst notes on Alcoa are available to download free of charge at:
Apache Corporation Analyst Notes
Apache Corporation (Apache) posted on the Events section of the Company's website that it plans to release its Q1 2014 earnings on May 8, 2014. According to Zacks Investment research data, the consensus EPS forecast for Q1 2014 is $1.65. For Q4 2013, the Company reported net income per diluted share of $0.43. Apache is an oil & gas exploration and production company with operations in the U.S., Canada, Egypt, U.K., Australia and Argentina. The full analyst notes on Apache are available to download free of charge at:
Baker Hughes Incorporated Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Baker Hughes Incorporated (Baker Hughes) announced the acquisition of Perfomix Inc. (Perfomix). Perfomix is a Texas-based oilfield software technology company that provides solutions to improve oil and gas operations' performance. According to the Company, Perfomix will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Baker Hughes and will be merged into the Company's remote operations services organization. The inclusion of Perfomix will expand the (Baker Hughes' portfolio of field devices integration, real-time data management, visualization, and analytics software. On March 25, 2014, Baker signed an exclusive agreement with CGG - a Geoscience Company for RoqSCAN[TM] technology. RoqSCAN is a real-time, fully portable, quantitative and automated rock properties and mineralogical analyzer. The full analyst notes on Baker Hughes are available to download free of charge at:
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