NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Research in Motion Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE: NOK), Ericsson (ADR) (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Polycom Inc (NASDAQ: PLCM). 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
According to Howard Ward, chief investment officer at Gamco Investors Inc., Apple will outline its plans regarding its cash and investments by next month. Apple currently holds $137.1 billion and is expected to add $42 billion in earnings to that amount in the coming year. Additionally, Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors Inc., believes that Apple may announce a dividend or buyback as early as April, when the company releases its second quarter results. Capital Advisors owns 23,100 Apple shares, while Gamco also holds a significant amount. As large shareholders clamor for the company to spread the company's growing funds among investors, many may expect the company to provide higher dividends soon. The Full Research Report on Apple Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/10ae_AAPL]
Research in Motion Ltd Research Report
Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. spiked 14 percent following news that the Z10 device will go on sale in the US on March 22. The new device is said to be launched with AT&T. The smartphone is already on sale in Canada, Britain and more than 20 other countries. According to CEO Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry 10 has been a highly encouraging product that has been attracting users currently on other platforms. He did not provide the exact sales figures but stated that the new smartphone has already exceeded the company's expectations, especially in India. AT&T said that pre-sales of the devices in the US will begin on Tuesday, March 12, and will be priced at $199.99. If well-received, this new product could begin the company's sharp rise, helping it deliver for investors. The Full Research Report on Research in Motion Ltd - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://ww.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/d9d1_BBRY] - Bad link
Nokia Corporation (ADR) Research Report
On its 20-F report, Nokia shed more light regarding its partnership with Microsoft, saying that the amount that Nokia receives as platform support from Microsoft will exceed the amount Nokia pays for Windows licenses in the coming year. At present, Microsoft pays Nokia $250 million each quarter to help the company continue its operations. Furthermore, Nokia expects its deal with Microsoft to pay off through sales of the Lumia smartphone line. Nokia's Lumia phones have been well-received in the market, helping Nokia gain traction and momentum. Nokia's growing strength in China is also encouraging, selling 2 million Lumia phones in three months. The Full Research Report on Nokia Corporation (ADR) - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/a922_NOK]
Ericsson (ADR) Research Report
Ericsson recently published its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results, highlighting strong growth in its Global Services and Support Solutions segment. Latin America's operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) and IPTV contributed to growth. Content Delivery Network deployments in Northern Europe and Central Asia were also driving factors. Looking ahead, the company's leading market share in the LTE network remain encouraging as well as its acquisition of Telecordia, giving Ericsson an advantage in the OSS and BSS market. All these factors may help drive the company's growth and allow it to provide higher returns. The Full Research Report on Ericsson (ADR) - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/25ed_ERIC]
Polycom Inc Research Report
Polycom ticked up after the company announced its latest offering: the Polycom SoundStation connect, a new technology that lets users hold HD-quality audio conferences for small group meetings in the office, at home or when traveling. The product will be available in the second quarter of 2013 in select countries worldwide at $299. This is part of the company's ongoing efforts to offer cloud-based video conferencing services to different organizations. Also in line with this strategy, the company has partnered with 14 leading telecom service providers, including Verizon and AT&T to deliver topnotch video conferencing solutions and eventually help Polycom to improve its revenue growth and retain its market position. The Full Research Report on Polycom Inc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/bc8d_PLCM]
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