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NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA), Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI), Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR), Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS), and Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:


Apache Corporation Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, Apache Corporation (Apache) together with its subsidiaries announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell their oil and gas assets located in the Deep Basin area of western Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, for $374 million. According to the Company, the effective date of transaction is January 1, 2014, and the Company expects to close the transaction on or about April 30, 2014, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. The Company plans to use the proceeds of the transaction to buy back shares under the 30 million share repurchase program announced in December 2013. G. Steven Farris, Apache's Chairman, CEO and President, said, "This transaction is part of Apache's portfolio rebalancing, which was undertaken last year to enable Apache to focus on growing liquids production from a deep inventory of crude oil- and liquids-rich opportunities in North America." The full analyst notes on Apache Corporation are available to download free of charge at:


Baker Hughes Incorporated Analyst Notes 

On March 25, 2014, Baker Hughes Incorporated (Baker Hughes) - supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems - announced that the Company has signed an exclusive agreement with CGG, which is a Geoscience company, to acquire its RoqSCAN™ technology. According to the Company, RoqSCAN is a real-time, fully portable, quantitative and automated rock properties and mineralogical analyzer developed by Robertson, a CGG company, and Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd. Further, RoqSCAN can deliver highly quantitative compositional and textural mineralogical data from drilling cuttings or core pieces, revealing the mineralogical DNA of the reservoir. Baker Hughes plans to use the RoqSCAN technology in its shale reservoir evaluation services as part of the Shale Science Alliance with CGG. According to Baker Hughes, the new agreement will boost the strategic relationship between the two Companies, which will help operators in understanding the shale plays in a better way and predict "sweet spots" based on the combination of seismic attributes and accurate wellbore measurements. The full analyst notes on Baker Hughes Incorporated are available to download free of charge at:


Gulfport Energy Corporation Analyst Notes 

On March 31, 2014, shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (Gulfport) moved up 2.20% to end the trading session at $71.18, in line with the gains in the US broader market indices. Shares of Gulfport opened the session at $69.74 and fluctuated between $69.41 and $71.35. The stock also made a new 52-week high of $71.35. A total of 2.56 million shares were traded during the day, which was above its 30-day average volume of 1.61 million. Over the past one month, the stock has gained 7.59%, outperforming the NASDAQ Composite which lost 2.52% over the same period. The full analyst notes on Gulfport Energy Corporation are available to download free of charge at:


Mosaic Company Analyst Notes 

On March 24, 2014, Mosaic Company (Mosaic) announced that the Company, through its Home Runs for Food program with the Tampa Bay Rays, donated $12,000 to the Harry Chapin Food Bank to help feed hungry families in Charlotte County. Sean Butler, VP, Human Resources, along with Kaley Miller, the Company's Manager of Communications, flanked by Charlotte County Commissioner Christopher Constance, donated the amount to Al Brislain, President and CEO of the Harry Chapin Food Bank, before the start of the Rays' spring training game at Charlotte Sports Park. Commenting on the development, Sean Butler said, "Together with the Rays and Harry Chapin Food Bank, we're pleased to be making a difference to Charlotte County residents who face a daily struggle to feed their families. The Home Runs for Food partnership also underscores Mosaic's global mission of helping the world grow the food it needs." The full analyst notes on Mosaic Company are available to download free of charge at:


Praxair Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 26, 2014, Praxair Inc. (Praxair), the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, announced that the Company plans to release its Q1 2014 results on April 23, 2014, before the market opens. Following the earnings release, the Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT on the same day. The Company informed that the conference call will be available through the Investors section of its website or through dial-in details. In addition, the replay of the conference call will be available on demand from April 23, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. EDT onwards. According to Zacks Investment research data, the consensus EPS forecast for Q1 2014 is $1.51. The full analyst notes on Praxair Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


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