Tech Update, Appointments, Conference Call Schedule, and Positive Legal Outcomes - Research Report on Apple, Pitney Bowes, VeriFone, Hasbro, and iRobot

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Sep 27, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), and iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Apple Inc. Research Report

On September 24, 2013, Apple Inc. (Apple) announced that it has successfully updated the iMac with fourth generation Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, next generation Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage options. According to Apple, the updated iMac brings the latest technology to the stunningly thin design and gorgeous display of the world's leading all-in-one desktop. Philip Schiller, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, stated, "iMac continues to be the example that proves how beautiful, fast and fun a desktop computer can be." Schiller added, "Inside its ultra-thin aluminum enclosure, the new iMac has the latest Intel processors, faster graphics, next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage." The Full Research Report on Apple Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Pitney Bowes Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, Pitney Bowes Inc. (Pitney Bowes) announced the appointment of Bill Borrelle as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Integrated Marketing Communications, with effect from September 30, 2013. Pitney Bowes reported that in his new role, Borrelle will be responsible for the Company's brand and digital media strategy, marketing communications, advertising, and events. According to the Company, prior to joining Pitney Bowes, Borrelle served as CEO of the flagship New York operation of mcgarrybowen- full-service brand advertising and digital agency. Abby Kohnstamm, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Pitney Bowes, commented, "Bill has a strong track record of global brand building and integrated marketing communications development across mass and targeted channels, with both consumers and businesses. As Pitney Bowes continues to unlock value for our clients, shareholders and employees, Bill brings tremendous experience in creating innovative marketing programs that drive results." The Full Research Report on Pitney Bowes Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


VeriFone Systems, Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, VeriFone Systems, Inc. (VeriFone) announced the appointment of Paul Galant as CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, with effect from October 1, 2013. Verifone informed that prior to his new role Mr. Gallant served as the CEO of Citigroup Inc.'s Enterprise Payments business since 2010. Dr. Leslie Denend, VeriFone's Interim Non-Executive Chairman, said, "Following an extensive search process, that considered a broad list of highly qualified candidates, Paul was deemed unanimously by the Board to have the best combination of professional experience and leadership skills to continue to capitalize on the solid progress we have made in recent months. His experience in guiding businesses through industry change and his track record in multi-channel payment innovation will position the company strategically for continued growth and long-term value creation." The Full Research Report on VeriFone Systems, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Hasbro Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, Hasbro Inc. (Hasbro) announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its Q3 2013 results on October 21, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET, following the release of its Q3 2013 financial results. The Company also reported that the webcast and presentation can be accessed through the Investor Relations section on the Company's website and a replay of the call will be available at the same location nearly 2 hours after the completion of the call. The Full Research Report on Hasbro Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


iRobot Corporation Research Report

On September 6, 2013, iRobot Corporation (iRobot) announced that it has obtained preliminary injunctions against the Chinese companies, Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd and Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Electronic Ltd. (combined: Shenzhen Silver Star) with the District Court of Düsseldorf. iRobot reported that its request was based on the German parts of four European patents, EP 1 331 537 B1, EP 2 251 757 B1, EP 1 969 438 B1, and EP 1 395 888 B1. According to the Company, District Court of Düsseldorf granted the preliminary injunctions against Shenzhen Silver Star confirming that the vacuum cleaner robots of the types XR210, M-H688 and M-788 infringe all four asserted patents, after which the infringing goods were seized from a tradeshow floor at IFA in Berlin. Colin Angle, Chairman and CEO of iRobot, said, "iRobot has made significant investments to protect its intellectual property. The company has sold more than 10 million home robots worldwide and intends to protect its patent portfolio by the appropriate means available domestically and abroad." The Full Research Report on iRobot Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



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