NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL), Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX), Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE: AEP) and Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1744-100free.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Analyst Notes
On April 24, 2014, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (Royal Caribbean) reported Q1 2014 results and slightly raised its outlook for full year 2014. Total revenue for Royal Caribbean equaled $1.9 billion, down 1.3% YoY. The Company's net income for Q1 2014 was $26.5 million, or $0.12 per share, as compared to $76.2 million, or $0.35 per share, in Q1 2013. "It is gratifying to see 2014 developing methodically along such a positive trajectory," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO. "Our business strategy is proving itself nicely while strength in our global markets is more than compensating for a highly promotional Caribbean." The Company expects Q2 2014 adjusted EPS to be in the range of $0.45 to $0.55 per share based on the current fuel pricing, interest rates and current exchange rates. The full analyst notes on Royal Caribbean Cruises are available to download free of charge at:
Yandex N.V. Analyst Notes
On April 24, 2014, Yandex N.V. (Yandex) announced its financial results for Q1 2014. The Company reported revenues of RUR 10.9 billion ($305.0 million), up 36.1% YoY. Yandex reported income from operations of RUR 2.7 billion ($76.1 million), up 10.8% YoY, and operating margin of 25.0%. "Yandex delivered strong quarterly revenue growth," said Arkady Volozh, CEO of Yandex. "We enjoyed growth in the number of advertisers, enhanced Yandex.Direct functionality for domestic and international clients and made several important launches on the mobile front." Following the results release, the stock declined 2.75% and closed at $28.3. The full analyst notes on Yandex are available to download free of charge at:
Exelon Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 23, 2014, Exelon Corporation (Exelon) announced that it reduced more than 18 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2013, surpassing its goal of eliminating 17.5 million metric tons of GHG emissions per year by 2020, continuing its progress toward a clean energy future. The Company achieved the goal, set in its Exelon 2020 program, seven years prior to the planned timeline through an approach that included reducing emissions in its operations and adding more clean energy to displace energy from higher carbon sources. Chris Crane, Exelon's president and CEO, said, "We believe that clean, reliable and affordable energy is key to a more sustainable future. Exelon 2020 has helped us move closer to that vision. It provided us with a clear goal, and we could not have accomplished it without the dedication and effective collaboration of our employees, customers, communities and business partners." The full analyst notes on Exelon are available to download free of charge at:
American Electric Power Co., Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, American Electric Power Co., Inc.'s (American Electric Power) public utility subsidiary, Appalachian Power Company, announced that on May 22, 2014, it will redeem the remaining total $200 million principal amount of its 4.95% Senior Notes, Series I, due 2015. According to the Company, the notes will be redeemed at 100% of the principal outstanding amount (at par value of $100 per Senior Note), plus the interest through redemption date, plus the required make-whole premium. As stated by the Company, redemption notice was mailed on April 22, 2014 and this redemption is in accordance with the terms of the indenture under which the notes were issued. The Company informed that the Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. is the redemption agent and trustee. The full analyst notes on American Electric Power are available to download free of charge at:
Southern Company Analyst Notes
On April 21, 2014, Southern Company announced that it is increasing its annual dividend by $0.07 per share to a rate of $2.10 per share. This marks the 13th straight year that Southern Company has raised the dividend on its common stock. Southern Company also announced a regular quarterly dividend - including an increase of 1.75 cents per share on a quarterly basis - of 52.50 cents per share, payable June 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of May 5, 2014. Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, President and CEO, said, "Southern Company is focused on providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to customers. This, along with keeping customers at the center of all we do, has been the foundation of our success for more than a century." The full analyst notes on Southern are available to download free of charge at:
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