NEW YORK, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG), and Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
CVS Caremark Corporation Research Report
On December 3, 2013, CVS Caremark Corporation's (CVS Caremark) foundation, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust announced that as a part of its #Giving Tuesday initiative, 25 colleague-nominated organizations will receive $1,000 in grants. East Tennessee Children's Hospital of Knoxville, TN, Danny Did Foundation of Chicago, IL, Special Olympics of Mount Pleasant, MI, and Michael J. Fox Foundation of New York City, NY, are a few names among the 25 grant recipients. Eileen Howard Boone, President, CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, commented, "#GivingTuesday reminds us that the holiday season should go beyond shopping and be a special time of year when we give back to our local communities. Through our #GivingTuesday initiative, we are not only providing deserving non-profit organizations with funding, but we are honoring our colleagues who bring our values of caring and collaboration to life all year long by volunteering with organizations that are helping the people we serve, every day." The Full Research Report on CVS Caremark Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Target Corporation Research Report
On December 6, 2013, Target Corporation's (Target) stock ended the day's trading session at $63.38 per share, up 1.20%. Over the previous three trading sessions, Target's stock increased 0.89%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index gained 0.66% during the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Target Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Costco Wholesale Corporation Research Report
On December 5, 2013, Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) released its sales results for November 2013, and Q1 FY 2014 (period ended November 24, 2013). For Q1 FY 2014, Costco reported net sales of $24.5 billion, as compared to $23.2 billion in Q1 FY 2013. The Company also reported net sales of $8.8 billion in November 2013, as compared to $8.4 billion in November 2012. Costco stated that it intends to release its operating results for Q1 FY 2014 on December 11, 2013, which will be followed by a conference call on the same day at 8:00 a.m. PT. The Full Research Report on Costco Wholesale Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Big Lots, Inc. Research Report
On December 5, 2013, Big Lots, Inc. (Big Lots) reported its Q3 FY 2013 (period ended November 2, 2013) financial results. The Company posted net loss of $9.5 million, or $0.17 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2013, compared to that of $6 million, or $0.10 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. Consolidated net sales for Big Lots in Q3 FY 2013 increased 1.6% YoY to $1.15 billion, compared to that of $1.13 billion in Q3 FY 2012. Consolidated comparable store sales decreased 2.5% during the quarter. Additionally, the Company announced its plans to close its Canadian operations in Q1 FY 2014. Big Lots stated that it has revised its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 outlook, wherein it expects adjusted income from continuing U.S. operations of $1.40 to $1.55 per diluted share (non-GAAP), while the same for full-year FY 2013 is expected to range between $2.40 and $2.55 per diluted share (non-GAAP). The Full Research Report on Big Lots, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Safeway Inc. Research Report
On December 3, 2013, Safeway Inc. (Safeway) reported that it is offering over 50 new frostings, sprinkles and décor items, along with a wide array of baking products at great prices during the 2013 holiday season. Safeway informed that it also offers shoppers the opportunity to receive personalized savings on-the-go this holiday season with the Safeway app and save up to 20% more on top of great Club Card prices with just for U™, an easy-to-use mobile and online savings tool offering digital coupons and personalized deals. "With a wide selection of baking items, Safeway makes it easy for shoppers to discover simple crowd-pleasing desserts or keep tradition alive with baked-from-scratch goodies. Beyond the delicious items in our stores, the Safeway holiday site is full of helpful tips and recipes to inspire bakers at all levels," said Jeff Anderson, Executive Chef of the Safeway Culinary Kitchens. The Full Research Report on Safeway Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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