NEW YORK, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting priceline.com Incorporated (NYSE: PCLN), Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), Cardtronics Inc. (NASDAQ: CATM), Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSK), and athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
priceline.com Incorporated Research Report
On November 19, 2013, priceline.com Incorporated (priceline.com) announced a new beta version of its iPad app that brings travel exploration, research and booking capabilities together in one interface. According to priceline.com, its new Explore functionality unhinges travel aspirations and empowers consumers to discover new popular priceline.com destinations around the world, while comparing prices, reducing the need to research and book travel at different times in different places. "Our iPad customers are in the early stages of travel planning, often booking further in advance for longer lengths of stay compared to smartphone users. In fact, iPad users are almost three times more likely to book 10+ days in advance than iPhone users," said John Caine, Chief Product Officer of priceline.com. "We've designed this feature for iPad users by making it easier to research multiple destinations, and we are delighted to help travelers who are just beginning the exploration process." The Full Research Report on priceline.com Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Alliance Data Systems Corporation Research Report
On November 15, 2013, Alliance Data Systems Corporation (Alliance Data) provided a performance update on its Private Label segment. Alliance Data informed that average receivables of the Company during October 2013 stood at $7.4 billion, up 14% YoY. Net charge-offs were $31.4 million or 5.1% as a percentage of average receivables. The Company informed that in conjunction with the release of its Master Trust Monthly Noteholder's Statement, Alliance Data is also releasing similar metrics for the overall total managed portfolio. The Full Research Report on Alliance Data Systems Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Cardtronics Inc. Research Report
On November 4, 2013, Cardtronics Inc. (Cardtronics) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. Total revenue increased 15.0% YoY to $228.8 million during the quarter. Net loss attributable to controlling interests and available to common stockholders was $8.4 million or $0.19 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income attributable to controlling interests and available to common stockholders of $12.9 million or $0.28 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Cardtronics' CEO, Steve Rathgaber, commented, "We had another strong quarter, which was highlighted by the completion of our largest acquisition to date, which significantly expanded our European operations. We were very pleased with the early returns from this investment, which was included in our results for just under two months in the third quarter. Our third quarter results also reflect our continued success in leveraging our revenue growth into strong bottom line earnings growth, which was up 28% on an adjusted per share basis." The Full Research Report on Cardtronics Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Verisk Analytics, Inc. Research Report
On November 20, 2013, Verisk Analytics, Inc.'s subsidiary, Interthinx, announced the release of its quarterly interactive Mortgage Fraud Risk Report, covering data collected in Q3 2013. The Company informed that during Q3 2013, the national Mortgage Fraud Risk Index valued at 108, indicating an increase of 10% YoY. According to the Company, the quarterly findings of the report also highlighted higher jumbo loan index values across all type-specific fraud risks, with striking difference in the employment/income fraud risk index, where the index value for jumbo loans stood at 146, against a value of 69 for non-jumbo loans. "With the rise in popularity of jumbo loans, lenders must be aware of both the credit risk and fraud risk those loans carry," said Ashley Woodworth, Interthinx's Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy. "While the most significant fraud risk gap occurred in the area of employment/income, it certainly wasn't the only area where risk was present. Occupancy fraud risk for jumbos, for example, was extremely high - more than 200 by our index versus 150 for non-jumbo loans. The risk is out there, and lenders need to be aware." The Full Research Report on Verisk Analytics, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
athenahealth, Inc. Research Report
On November 14, 2013, athenahealth, Inc.'s subsidiary, Epocrates, Inc. (Epocrates), announced a partnership with The Cochrane Library to bring selections of its internationally recognized evidence-based reviews, editorials and meta-analyses to the Epocrates Rx application, further informing the clinical choices made by health care providers. "This is a real win for our million-plus clinician members," said Dr. Anne Meneghetti, Executive Director of Medical Information for Epocrates. "Cochrane has earned its place as a highly respected source by examining bodies of evidence in specific areas, such as the accuracy of a diagnostic test for a specific patient population. I believe it challenges common patterns of care and shines a light on evidence behind commonly held practices, so clinicians can apply optimal judgment in the moments of care." The Full Research Report on athenahealth, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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