Management Changes, Results Schedules, Recognitions, Divestures, and Lease Agreements - Research Report on Hertz, Starwood, Avis Budget Group, GATX, and Ryder

NEW YORK, October 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT), and Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On September 23, 2013, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (Hertz) announced that its Senior Executive Vice President and CFO, Elyse Douglas, has decided to resign from her current position for personal reasons, effective October 1, 2013. The Company informed that Douglas will stay with Hertz until December 31, 2013 to help complete several strategic projects and assist in the transition of her responsibilities to her successor. The current CFO of Hertz International, Ltd. David J. Rosenberg will serve as Hertz CFO on an interim basis while the Company considers internal and external candidates to fill in the position. The Full Research Report on Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Research Report

On September 27, 2013, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (Starwood) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results on October 24, 2013, before the market opens. On the same day, the Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT, which will include a brief discussion of the quarter and a question-and-answer session, moderated by Stephen Pettibone, Starwood's Vice President of Investor Relations. The Full Research Report on Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Avis Budget Group, Inc. Research Report

On September 24, 2013, Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Avis Budget Group) announced that its supplier diversity program has been recognized as one of the nation's top programs for women business owners. Presented by Professional Woman's Magazine (PWM), the annual "Best of the Best" evaluation seeks to encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies, and bring the latest information and guidance to PWM readers. "Identifying and integrating women-owned businesses into our vendor base is a cornerstone of our supplier diversity program," said Ronald L. Nelson, Chairman and CEO of Avis Budget Group. "We are proud to be recognized for our continuous effort, and are honored to be named one of the nation's best supplier diversity programs for women." The Full Research Report on Avis Budget Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


GATX Corporation Research Report

On September 26, 2013, GATX Corporation (GATX) announced the sale of its 37.5% interest in AAE Ahaus Alstatter Eisenbahn Cargo AG (AAE Cargo) to the Company's partner, AAE Ahaus Alstatter Eisenbahn Holding AG (AAE Holding), for a sale price of €84.5 million. According to the Company, the sale price consisted of €17.0 million in cash and a €67.5 million secured loan to AAE Holding. GATX informed that it will report an after-tax loss of approximately $3 million attributable to the AAE affiliate in Q3 2013, as a result of the sale. Brian A. Kenney, President and CEO of GATX said, "As a result of this sale, we are now better positioned to pursue growth opportunities in the European rail market through our wholly-owned business, GATX Rail Europe."  The Full Research Report on GATX Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Ryder System, Inc. Research Report

On September 19, 2013, Ryder System, Inc. (Ryder) announced that Willow Run Foods, Inc. (Willow Run Foods) has signed a Ryder Full Service Lease agreement for 15 heavy duty compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. Ryder noted that Willow Run Foods is the Company's first natural gas lease customer in New York. The Company expects the project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 500 tons per year, and expects to save Willow Run Foods more than $100,000 per year through a reduction of 175,000 gallon of diesel fuel consumption. Ryder informed that Willow Run Foods will take delivery of the 15 natural gas vehicles in October 2013 to replace 15 diesel-powered vehicles in their existing fleet, and use it to make deliveries to several chain restaurants in New York City, Long Island, and northern New Jersey. The Full Research Report on Ryder System, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



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