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Bank Of America (BAC) Upgraded, Shutterfly (SFLY) Rumor: Seeking A Buyer, Greenbrier Companies (GBX) Solid Performance

|Includes:Bank of America Corporation (BAC), GBX, SFLY Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

BAC was upgraded from Hold to Buy and raised its price target from $16.50 to $18.00 by Deutsche Bank.

BAC, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally.

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** Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY)

According to reports, SFLY has put itself up for sale and hired boutique investment bank Qatalyst Partners to help find buyers.

SFLY is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services offered through a family of lifestyle brands.

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** The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)

For its third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2014, GBX posted net earnings attributable to the company of $33.6 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, over double the previous quarter EPS of $0.50, while its railcar backlog as of May 31, 2014 was 26,400 units with an estimated value of $2.75 billion (average unit sale price of $104,000), compared to 15,200 units with an estimated value of $1.54 billion (average unit sale price of $101,000) as of February 28, 2014.

According to GBX, this quarter represents a solid and sustainable performance level, and provides a good base for further growth and diversification. All three of GBX's business segments improved their financial performance, with manufacturing and leasing continuing to lead the way.

GBX is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry.

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Stocks: BAC, SFLY, GBX