NEW YORK, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Moments ago, Analysts Review released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including Marriott (NASDAQ: MAR), Mattersight (NASDAQ: MATR), Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM), MeetMe (NASDAQ: MEET), and Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ: MPEL). Analysts Review provides a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters - proudly employing registered CFA® research staff and rigorous compliance procedures. The full research reports are being made available to the public for informational purposes only.
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MFRM Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Mattress%20Firm&d=28-Jan-2015&s=MFRM ),
MEET Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=MeetMe&d=28-Jan-2015&s=MEET ),
MPEL Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Melco%20Crown%20Entertainment&d=28-Jan-2015&s=MPEL ).
Analyst Update: Financial Results, Outlook,Patent Awards, and New Offerings
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
The U.S. stocks came under pressure on Tuesday as a surprise drop in durable-goods orders coupled with disappointing corporate earnings raised concerns over the U.S. economy's strength. Commerce Department data showed that orders of U.S. durable goods fell 3.4% in December from a month earlier - the fourth decline in five months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.65% to close at 17,387.21, the S&P 500 lost 1.34% to close at 2,029.55, and the Nasdaq Composite declined 1.89% to end at 4,681.50. In Europe, the markets retreated after eight-day long winning streak as continued uncertainty in Greece coupled with disappointing corporate results weighed upon investor sentiments. Meanwhile, Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, led by sharp rebound in Japanese stocks on cheaper yen. Chinese stocks fell for the first time in six days amid concerns over declining profit at major industrial companies.
Marriott International (Marriott) said it expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass one million rooms by the end of 2015. And when open, the hotels under development will have generated more than $50 billion in real estate investment globally by Marriott's owner partners and created over 150,000 anticipated new hotel jobs.
Mattersight Corporation (Mattersight) announced that it has received an additional patent related to its Predictive Behavioral Routing solution. On November 18, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued to Mattersight U.S. Patent Number 8,891,754 entitled Method and System for Automatically Routing a Telephonic Communication.
Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (Mattress Firm) reported Q3 FY 2014 net sales of $464.3 million, 42.3% YoY, reflecting comparable-store sales growth of 8.5% YoY and incremental sales from new and acquired stores.
MeetMe, Inc. (MeetMe) announced that it has completed rolling out Stickers on its mobile platforms. The social media technology company, which also operates a social network app, launched Stickers on Android last month, and has now made them available on iPhone and iPad. Stickers enable users to express themselves creatively via Chat.
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (Melco Crown) unveiled the details of its thrilling new cinematically-themed gaming, entertainment and leisure destination resort in Macau: Studio City. Studio City will encompass the pinnacle of international and Asian leisure-destination inspired entertainment, supported and endorsed by icons of Hollywood's entertainment industry.
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