Launches, Disaster Relief Efforts, Senior Secured Credit Facilities, and Charitable Organization Grants - Research Report on MasterCard, Capital One Financial, Western Union, CIT, and SLM
15 Nov, 2013, 08:00 ET
NEW YORK, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU), CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), and SLM Corporation (NASDAQ: SLM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
MasterCard Incorporated Research Report
On November 12, 2013, MasterCard Incorporated (MasterCard) announced the Company has launched The Treat Index, with findings revealing that over half (59%) of Europeans view buying themselves treats as a basic right they are entitled to. Commenting on the launch, Jennifer Palmer, Head of European Consumer Credit & Charge for MasterCard stated, "The MasterCard Treat Index study found that people treat themselves in a bid to lighten their mood, whether that is in response to the economic climate or even the change in the seasons, Europeans are clear that treats are important. The research highlighted treats as being fundamental to our wellbeing, with over a third (36%) of those surveyed saying the main reason they buy a treat is to cheer themselves up. The weekend (26%) and celebrations (24%) were cited as the next most common reasons." The Full Research Report on MasterCard Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Capital One Financial Corp. Research Report
On November 8, 2013, Capital One Financial Corp. (Capital One) along with Count Me In For Women's Economic Independence announced that they will bring together women business owners and business growth experts from across the country to participate in the second Women Veterans Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) Conference, on November 18 to November 19, 2013, at the Capital Once Conference Center in Plano, Texas. The event comes after the Veterans Day, in conjunction with the launch of Veterans Small Business Week by The Small Business Administration. Commenting on the release, Sanjiv Yajnik, President of Financial Services, Capital One, stated, "Capital One is excited to partner with Count Me In to host the second WVEC Conference. The breadth of information presented at this event can empower women business owners and entrepreneurs to take their businesses and ideas to the next level. At Capital One, we understand the value small businesses bring to local economies and through our partnership with Count Me In, we are combining our expertise in small business development with our commitment to help entrepreneurial women veterans grow their businesses -– a step that not only benefits them personally but also supports local economies and job growth." The Full Research Report on Capital One Financial Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Western Union Co. Research Report
On November 12, 2013, Western Union Co. (Western Union) announced a multi-faceted response program to provide support for disaster relief efforts that target families and communities most affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. According to Western Union, the program includes grant funding from The Western Union Foundation and a consumer no-fee activation initiative, as well as Western Union® employee and retail Agent giving elements. Additionally, the Company informed that the Western Union Foundation is making a grant of $100,000 to Save the Children to support the organization's immediate response activities in the Philippines providing emergency materials, meals and water to disaster victims. The Full Research Report on Western Union Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
CIT Group Inc. Research Report
On November 12, 2013, CIT Group Inc. (CIT) announced that CIT Aerospace provided a $36 million senior secured facility to Global Knafaim Leasing to finance its acquisition of two aircraft, an Airbus A321, and a Boeing 737-800, leased to British Airways and to Comair, respectively. John Morabito, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group, CIT Aerospace, stated, "We are pleased to establish this new relationship with Global Knafaim Leasing. This transaction highlights our ability to meet the financing needs of our clients as they seek to grow their aircraft portfolios. We look forward to building our relationship with Global Knafaim Leasing." The Full Research Report on CIT Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
SLM Corporation Research Report
On November 5, 2013, SLM Corporation (Sallie Mae) reported that The Sallie Mae Fund, a charitable organization sponsored by Sallie Mae, has awarded grants to Summer Search and the Ellie Fund to support local educational programs for high school students. According to Sallie Mae, 14 students will receive SAT preparation classes and one-on-one college counseling from Summer Search through a grant of $14,280 from The Sallie Mae Fund. Liz Donnenfeld, Director of Development at Summer Search, stated, "The generous grant from The Sallie Mae Fund to Summer Search Boston directly impacts the lives of 14 low-income students with support as they plan and apply for college. These individuals now have the opportunity to participate in a professionally led SAT prep class that will give them the support and guidance needed to improve their scores and achieve success in being accepted at a college or university of their choice." The Full Research Report on SLM Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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