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  • NETGEAR, INC. NTGR | FOOT-TRAFFIC OBSERVATIONS AT THE CES CONFERENCE, A HARBINGER FOR 2013 | FINJITSU RESEARCH

    Finjitsu Research - Associated Analysts

    CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 9, 2013

    Current Perspective on NetGear, Inc. 'NTGR'

    NetGear was at CES this year showcasing their different product lines for the consumer market, including their recently acquired VueZone line. NTGR has widened its product offering to encompass as much of the connected home as possible. We believe an important advantage NTGR has over its competitors is the distribution base of retailers the company sells into.

    Previous Perspective on NetGear, Inc. 'NTGR'

    NTGR used their Analyst Day as a pathway to explain where growth would come from over the next couple of years, and how the Company is setting itself up for it. NTGR came off a third quarter that was disappointing compared to historical norm, but the presentation was used as a way to show the growth possibilities within the product lines. The economic environment in Europe is not changing and NTGR will have to adjust its business to offset the drag.

    For more information on this brief please visit: NetGear, Inc. 'NTGR' | Foot-Traffic Observations at the CES Conference, a Harbinger for 2013.

    For more general financial information about NetGear, Inc. 'NTGR', and other companies, please visit the Finjitsu Research Portal.

    About Finjitsu Research

    Finjitsu Research makes it easy for self-directed investors to access hard-to-find Wall St. equity research.

    Finjitsu is an exclusive curator of stock research--with many publishers, in one place, all having a small and mid-cap focus. In aggregating the reports of many high quality, niche research firms, Finjitsu is the only platform that makes it easy for individual investors to access hard-to-find investment research. For investors who prefer a more personal interaction, Finjitsu Research can also provide a direct connection to Wall St. Analysts in a phone or online-chat format.

    For press inquiries, please contact questions@finjitsu.com

    Important Disclaimers

    This abstract was prepared by Finjitsu Research for convenience only and does not claim to be a complete description of the information contained in the report. This abstract is intended to be a general sample of the contents of the report. This abstract is qualified in its entirety by the full report, which is not available on this website. This report contains opinions that are inherently biased. In addition, this report was prepared for general circulation and does not provide investment recommendations specific to individual investors. As such, the financial instruments discussed in this report may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own investment decisions based upon their specific investment objectives and financial situation utilizing their own financial advisors as they deem necessary. To review additional important disclosures related to this report, please go to www.finjitsu.com/legal

    Tags: NTGR, technology
    Jan 15 10:44 AM | Link | Comment!
  • ECOLAB INC. 'ECL' | ACQUISITION DELAYED-ADJUSTING ESTIMATES | FINJITSU RESEARCH

    Finjitsu Research - Associated Analysts

    CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 11, 2013

    Current Perspective Ecolab Inc. NYSE:ECL

    Potential acquisition of Champion Technologies delayed. 2012 EPS Range Narrowed to $2.96-3.00 per share (from $2.95-3.02) -2013 EPS Guidance at $3.38-3.48 per share. ECL adjusted its 2013 EPS forecast in order to reflect the delay in closing its proposed acquisition of Champion Technologies and the $0.03 dilution from the sale of Vehicle Care to Zep, which closed on December 3, 2012.

    Previous Perspective Ecolab Inc. NYSE:ECL

    Accretive acquisition of Champion Technologies, complementary to Nalco's product lines in energy sector - separately, raised expectations for Q3 '12. ECL adjusted Q3 EPS expectations to $0.87 (only slightly above our estimates) in order to reflect strong results for Energy Services, Kay and Latin America, combined with moderating raw material costs, new products, synergies from Nalco ahead of schedule, and cost efficiencies. Champion will be acquired for a total of $2.2B (75% cash + 25% stock).

    For more information on this brief please visit: Ecolab Inc. 'ECL' | Acquisition Delayed-Adjusting Estimates.

    For more general financial information about Ecolab Inc. 'ECL', and other companies, please visit the Finjitsu Research Portal.

    About Finjitsu Research

    Finjitsu Research makes it easy for self-directed investors to access hard-to-find Wall St. equity research.

    Finjitsu is an exclusive curator of stock research--with many publishers, in one place, all having a small and mid-cap focus. In aggregating the reports of many high quality, niche research firms, Finjitsu is the only platform that makes it easy for individual investors to access hard-to-find investment research. For investors who prefer a more personal interaction, Finjitsu Research can also provide a direct connection to Wall St. Analysts in a phone or online-chat format.

    For press inquiries, please contact questions@finjitsu.com

    Important Disclaimers

    This abstract was prepared by Finjitsu Research for convenience only and does not claim to be a complete description of the information contained in the report. This abstract is intended to be a general sample of the contents of the report. This abstract is qualified in its entirety by the full report, which is not available on this website. This report contains opinions that are inherently biased. In addition, this report was prepared for general circulation and does not provide investment recommendations specific to individual investors. As such, the financial instruments discussed in this report may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own investment decisions based upon their specific investment objectives and financial situation utilizing their own financial advisors as they deem necessary. To review additional important disclosures related to this report, please go to www.finjitsu.com/legal

    Tags: ECL
    Jan 15 10:44 AM | Link | Comment!
  • WELLS FARGO & COMPANY WFC | QUICK TAKE ON THE QUARTER | FINJITSU RESEARCH

    Finjitsu Research - Associated Analysts

    CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 11, 2013

    Current Perspective on Wells Fargo & Company NYSE:WFC

    Excluding net capital gains, a one time charge, and a one time tax benefit, operating EPS was $0.81, slightly below our estimate (consensus was $0.89, although, consensus may include capital gains). Another drop in net interest margins--now down (35) basis points over the past two quarters--was largely responsible for the shortfall vs. our estimate. Non-NIM, non-credit related operating trends were strongly positive in the quarter.

    Previous Perspective on Wells Fargo & Company NYSE:WFC

    As WFC's opportunities to reduce high-cost liabilities, such as redeeming trust preferreds, have largely been exploited, relentlessly low interest rates available on investment securities (and some loans) are likely to keep driving WFC's net interest margins lower in 2013. WFC now is engaged in a robust effort to drive its expense ratios lower, despite modest revenue growth.

    For more information on this brief please visit: Wells Fargo & Company WFC | Quick Take on the Quarter.

    For more general financial information about Wells Fargo & Company WFC, and other companies, please visit the Finjitsu Research Portal.

    About Finjitsu Research

    Finjitsu Research makes it easy for self-directed investors to access hard-to-find Wall St. equity research.

    Finjitsu is an exclusive curator of stock research--with many publishers, in one place, all having a small and mid-cap focus. In aggregating the reports of many high quality, niche research firms, Finjitsu is the only platform that makes it easy for individual investors to access hard-to-find investment research. For investors who prefer a more personal interaction, Finjitsu Research can also provide a direct connection to Wall St. Analysts in a phone or online-chat format.

    For press inquiries, please contact questions@finjitsu.com

    Important Disclaimers

    This abstract was prepared by Finjitsu Research for convenience only and does not claim to be a complete description of the information contained in the report. This abstract is intended to be a general sample of the contents of the report. This abstract is qualified in its entirety by the full report, which is not available on this website. This report contains opinions that are inherently biased. In addition, this report was prepared for general circulation and does not provide investment recommendations specific to individual investors. As such, the financial instruments discussed in this report may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own investment decisions based upon their specific investment objectives and financial situation utilizing their own financial advisors as they deem necessary. To review additional important disclosures related to this report, please go to www.finjitsu.com/legal

    Tags: WFC
    Jan 15 10:44 AM | Link | Comment!
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