By PR Newswire, October 10, 2013, 08:00:00 AM EDT
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Baidu Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU), Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ:SCTY), and Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Verizon Communications Inc. Research Report
On October 7, 2013, Verizon Communications Inc.'s (Verizon) philanthropic arm Verizon Foundation announced that it has teamed up with Pecan Street Inc. to launch a new program aimed at providing low-income communities with energy management solutions, which empower consumers to make smarter choices about their energy use in order to save money. The Company reported that the two Companies will together establish the Smart Solutions for Affordable Housing Program, which will conduct a unique home-energy research trial. The program will use Verizon Wireless' network and 4G LTE routers which will serve as the backbone for the devices the foundation is donating - tablets, eGauge circuit-level monitoring systems, Nest smart thermostats, and a new mobile application for monitoring home energy use - funded through a cash grant from The Verizon Foundation. The Verizon Foundation will donate the energy management solution to 140 low-income volunteer households in Austin, with the assistance of Foundation Communities and Wildflower Terrace. The Verizon Foundation added that it is the official sponsor of the SXSW Eco Hackathon, an event that challenges programmers to develop energy management applications within 24 hours. The Full Research Report on Verizon Communications Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ca80_VZ]
Baidu Inc. (ADR) Research Report
On October 7, 2013, Baidu Inc. (Baidu) announced the appointment of Mr. Liu Dejian as a Director of the Company, effective October 7, 2013. Baidu reported that Mr. Liu Dejian is the Founder, Chairman, and Executive Director of NetDragon Websoft Inc., a developer and operator of online games and mobile Internet platforms in China. Commenting on the appointment, Robin Li, Chairman and CEO of Baidu, said, "We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Liu to Baidu's Board of Directors. His innovative leadership style and pedigree as an Internet entrepreneur will be of great value to Baidu. We are confident that he will make a significant contribution to our efforts to consolidate our leading position in China." The Full Research Report on Baidu Inc. (ADR) - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd9e_BIDU]
Applied Materials, Inc. Research Report
On September 29, 2013, Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied Materials) announced that Tianjin Yingli New Energy Resource Co. Ltd. (Tianjin Yingli New Energy Resource), a subsidiary of Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. (Yingli Green Energy), is achieving significant efficiency, yield, and cost benefits using the Company's Baccini Esatto Technology Fine Line Double Printing. According to Applied Materials, after upgrading the Esatto Double printing capability to the Applied Baccini Soft Line Platform, Tianjin Yingli New Energy Resource reported simultaneously achieving a greater than 0.2% cell efficiency gain, paste savings of approximately 15%, a 15% increase in throughput, and a 0.46% yield increase, compared to the previous single print manufacturing baseline. Xiuxiang Wang, General Manager at Tianjin Yingli New Energy Resource, said, "The upgrade process was straightforward and allowed us to achieve a fast ramp to volume production. As a longtime collaborator with Applied Materials, we have created high-value solar cells for the growing global market, and we look forward to continuing our close relationship for future developments." The Full Research Report on Applied Materials, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/251d_AMAT]
SolarCity Corp. Research Report
On October 3, 2013, SolarCity Corp. (SolarCity) and Direct Energy announced that they will provide solar electricity to a club location of BJ's Wholesale Club (BJ's), as part of their recent collaboration. SolarCity said that it will install solar panels at BJ's North Brunswick, New Jersey location, at little to no cost, while BJ's will pay for the solar electricity produced at a discount to current energy rates. According to SolarCity, BJ's North Brunswick is the first customer to benefit from the collaboration that aims to provide solar electricity directly to businesses, enabling businesses to pay less than current rates for clean power. SolarCity and Direct reported that they will provide BJ's club with solar electricity through a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA), which is part of the dedicated investment fund capable of financing up to $124 million in solar projects created last month by the two Companies. The Full Research Report on SolarCity Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9fe0_SCTY]
Universal Display Corporation Research Report
On October 7, 2013, Universal Display Corporation's (Universal Display) stock rose sharply by 4.97%, ending the day at $32.92. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Universal Display rose 7.06%, outperforming the Nasdaq Composite, which declined 1.17% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Universal Display Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/f0b3_OLED]
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