NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ: VOD), Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW), Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1072-100free.
Vodafone Group Plc Analyst Notes
On April 9, 2014, Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) announced that KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has chosen the Company's machine to machine (M2M) remote monitoring technology to create a new diagnostics service to schedule proactive maintenance tasks. The Company stated that by agreeing to choose Vodafone's technology, KONE has replaced multiple contracts it had signed with different telecom companies around the world with a single global provider agreement. Vodafone added that as part of the agreement, a Vodafone M2M SIM card will be embedded into each KONE lift, enabling operational data to be sent and received wirelessly over the Vodafone network, including daily update logs with data such as the number of journeys and reports from microprocessors monitoring key components. Cheering the development, the stock (ADR) of Vodafone gained 3.03% to close at $37.09. The full analyst notes on Vodafone are available to download free of charge at:
Nokia Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Nokia Corporation (Nokia) announced that it has received the approval from the Chinese regulators to sell its Devices & Services business to Microsoft in a deal valued at $7.4 billion. The development, which brings the transaction on track to be closed during the current month, sparked rally in the stock (ADR) of Nokia on bourses. Nokia's stock gained 4.99% on the day of announcement and also extended gains to the second day by rising another 3.03% on April 9, 2014. Nokia informed that it has already received the green signal from the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice for the deal, and during the process, no authority challenged its compliance with its fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory undertakings. The full analyst notes on Nokia are available to download free of charge at:
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (Palo Alto) announced that its security platform will continue to protect Windows XP-based clients after Microsoft ends support for the operating system (OS) on the said date. The Company stated that even as Microsoft has stopped supporting patch development and deployment for Windows XP operating system, which helps mitigate risks from hackers, its next-generation security platform protects networks at the application, user and content levels and helps keep malware from infecting XP enabled systems. The full analyst notes on Palo Alto are available to download free of charge at:
Texas Instruments Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced that it will webcast its Q1 2014 earnings conference call on April 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. CT. TI's Kevin March, Senior Vice President and CFO, and Ron Slaymaker, Vice President and head of Investor Relations, will discuss the Company's financial results and answer questions from the investor audience during the call. According to Zacks Investment Research, the Company is expected to post EPS of $0.41 compared to $0.32 in Q1 2013. Zacks estimates are in line with the Company's previously released guidance range of $0.36 to $0.44. Texas expects revenues to be in the range of $2.83 billion to $3.07 billion in Q1 2014 which, at the middle of this range, represent a decline of 3% sequentially, mainly as the Company exited its legacy wireless business. The full analyst notes on TI are available to download free of charge at:
Electronic Arts Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 8, 2014, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) and Waystone Games jointly announced that all players can now enter the Dawngate, an in-development multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, by joining the Community Beta. Commenting on the development, Dave Cerra, Lead Producer on Dawngate said, "We wanted Dawngate to look and feel like a true MOBA experience, but add something fresh and new to the core design by offering a flexible Meta to gameplay." Cerra further added that "We feel that giving players the freedom to tailor each Shaper's role to their own personal play style makes a powerful impact in the overall experience and sets Dawngate apart." The full analyst notes on EA are available to download free of charge at:
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