NEW YORK, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN), Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEAS), Sanmina Corp. (NASDAQ: SANM), and Measurement Specialties Inc. (NASDAQ: CHKP). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
International Business Machines Corp. Research Report
On September 8, 2013, according to Bloomberg release, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) informed that it will move its retirees to a health exchange with cheaper plan options due to the increasing health care costs. Bloomberg release further stated that the Company has selected the Extend Health exchange by Towers Watson: a private Medicare exchange, to provide more options for prescription drug, dental and vision care. Bloomberg added that according to IBM spokesperson, Doug Shelton, the move affects 110,000 Medicare-eligible retirees. A statement released by IBM said, "This transition provides more choice and flexibility at equal or better costs to our retirees. While some retirees may be skeptical today, studies show that the majority of people who are presented the concept of an exchange are skeptical at first, but once they understand the options available to them through these exchanges, they have a more positive outlook." The Full Research Report on International Business Machines Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-22/IBM]
Accenture plc Research Report
On September 20, 2013, Accenture plc (Accenture) announced that it has been selected in the 2013 HispanicBusiness Best Companies for Diversity List for the fourth consecutive year, and stood 32 in the list up from 38 in 2012. According to the Company, HispanicBusiness' Annual State of Diversity Report ranks US companies based on the effectiveness of their diversity initiatives. Jorge Benitez, CEO - United States and Senior Managing Director - North America, Accenture, said, "Valuing diversity is part of our company's core values, improves the way we work together and helps us drive high performance for our clients." The Full Research Report on Accenture plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-22/ACN]
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Research Report
On September 11, 2013, Bloomberg reported that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Check Point) recorded the biggest gain in nearly two months after Palo Alto Networks Inc.'s revenue outlook beat estimates. Bloomberg stated that Palo Alto's revenue in the current quarter (period ending October 31, 2013) will grow to as much as $120 million which exceeds average analyst estimate compiled by Bloomberg. Bloomberg mentioned that Daniel Ives, Managing Director at FBR Capital Markets & Co., stated in an email that "Palo Alto is a great barometer for overall cybersecurity spending and the company delivered solid results." Ives added, "Check Point is a leader in the security market and will directly benefit from healthy deal flow in the field." The Full Research Report on Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-22/CHKP]
Sanmina Corp. Research Report
On September 10, 2013, Sanmina Corp. (Sanmina) announced that it is expanding its management team with the appointment of Chuck Kostalnick as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer. According to the Company, Kostalnick holds more than 23 years of sales and marketing management experience and prior to joining Sanmina he served on many executive level positions which include: Senior Vice President, Avnet Embedded for Avnet, Inc.; President, North America Distribution for Bell Microproducts; and Vice President of Sales for Arrow's OEM Computing Solutions division. Jure Sola, Chairman and CEO of Sanmina commented, "We are fortunate to have someone with Chuck's caliber join our executive team. His strong track record in establishing successful customer relationships will be invaluable to Sanmina's growth strategy." The Full Research Report on Sanmina Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-22/SANM]
Measurement Specialties Inc. Research Report
On September 11, 2013, Measurement Specialties Inc. (Measurement Specialties) announced that it has been included to Fortune Magazine's list of top 100 fastest growing companies in the USA. Measurement Specialties informed that the Company ranked 89th on the list and reported a three-year average revenue growth rate of 20%, a profit growth of 42% and total return growth of 50%. The Company added that its long term growth depends on new programs, strategic acquisitions and its strategy has been to increase product breadth, geographic footprint and engineering capabilities in order to comprehensively address the sensing needs of target OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers). According to the Company, the said strategy, along with the overall sensor content growth, will enable Measurement Specialties to maintain annual organic sales growth in the high single digits for the foreseeable future. The Full Research Report on Measurement Specialties Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-22/MEAS]
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