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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA), Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI), Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) and Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5693-100free.
Apache Corp. Research Reports
On August 8, 2014, the stock of Apache Corp. (Apache) gained 1.84% to end the trading session at $100.38. During the session, the stock opened at $98.99, and oscillated in the range of $98.64 to $100.70. Over the last one month, the price of Apache's stock has increased by 1.95%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which declined 2.09% during the same period. The full research reports on Apache are available to download free of charge at:
Baker Hughes Incorporated Research Reports
On August 7, 2014, Baker Hughes Incorporated (Baker Hughes) announced July 2014 Rig Counts. The Company stated that the international rig count for the month was 1,382, up 38 from the 1,344 counted in June 2014, and up 77 from the 1,305 counted in July 2013. The Company added that international offshore rig count for July 2014 was 336, up 16 from the 320 counted in June 2014. Baker Hughes informed that for July 2014, the average U.S. rig count increased by 110 to 1,876 from the 1,766 counted in July 2013, and the average Canadian rig count increased by 59 to 350 from the 291 counted in July 2013. The full research reports on Baker Hughes are available to download free of charge at:
Altria Group Inc. Research Reports
On August 8, 2014, the stock of Altria Group Inc. (Altria) gained 1.17% to end the trading session at $41.63. After opening at $41.20, the stock oscillated in a range of $41.13 to $41.66, with a total of 4.41 million shares changing hands. Over the last one month, the stock of Altria has declined by 2.53%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which declined 2.09% during the same period. The full research reports on Altria are available to download free of charge at:
Tyson Foods, Inc. Research Reports
On August 6, 2014, Tyson Foods, Inc. (Tyson Foods) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Zemco Industries is voluntarily recalling 2.5 pound packages of Cavanaugh® Smoked Sausage that were sold at Sam's Club locations nationwide. Tyson Foods stated that the affected product contains soy, an allergen, which was not properly identified on the label. The Company stated that the recall pertains to 106,800 pounds of the said product which were shipped to Sam's Club distribution centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico between June 11, 2014 and August 1, 2014. Tyson foods informed that the said product sold in smaller packages or at any other retailer are not affected by this recall. The full research reports on Tyson Foods are available to download free of charge at:
Lorillard Inc. Research Reports
On July 30, 2014, Lorillard Inc. (Lorillard) announced its Q2 2014 financial results. The Company's net sales during the quarter fell marginally by 0.3% YoY to $1.8 billion. Net sales of electronic cigarettes registered a 35.1% YoY decline to $37 million. Traditional cigarette sales increased 0.9% YoY to $1.76 billion on back of higher average net cigarette selling prices. Net income during the quarter came in at $300 million versus $313 million in Q2 2013. On per share basis, the Company's net income remained flat at $0.83. Lorillard's adjusted net income per diluted share increased to $0.84 in Q2 2014 from $0.81 in Q2 2013. Analysts polled by Reuters expected the Company to report per-share earnings of $0.89 and revenue of $1.3 billion. On July 15, 2014, the Company agreed to be acquired by Reynolds American Inc. at an implied enterprise value of $27.4 billion, in a cash-and-stock transaction. The full research reports on Lorillard are available to download free of charge at:
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