Awards, and Dividends - Analyst Notes on Alliance Data, AutoZone, Rite Aid, FleetCor and Pier 1 Imports
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New Services, Share Repurchase Authorizations, Increased Vaccine Supply, Awards, and Dividends - Analyst Notes on Alliance Data, AutoZone, Rite Aid, FleetCor and Pier 1 ImportsEditor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, June 25, 2014
NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD), FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) and Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/4086-100free. --Alliance Data Systems Corporation Analyst Notes On June 19, 2014, Alliance Data Systems Corporation (Alliance Data) announced that its Retail Services business which manages over 130 private label and co-brand credit programs, has signed a long-term agreement with Good Sam Enterprises to provide the latter with co-brand credit card services. According to the Company, these services have been designed to enrich Good Sam's relationship with its card members, by offering them more incentives to shop through its retail stores, websites, or call centers, and stay at private campgrounds across the U.S. and Canada. The Company added that Good Sam will have access to Alliance Data's advanced suite of digital and mobile solutions, perfect for card members who are always "on the go" lifestyle. The full analyst notes on Alliance Data are available to download free of charge at:http://www.analystsreview.com/Jun-25-2014/ADS/report.pdf --AutoZone, Inc. Analyst Notes On June 18, 2014, AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of an additional $750.0 million of AutoZone's common stock in connection with its ongoing share repurchase program. The Company informed that its Board of Directors has authorized $14.9 billion, including the aforesaid amount, through this share repurchase program that commenced in 1998. Bill Giles, Executive Vice President, CFO, Information Technology and ALLDATA, AutoZone, said, "AutoZone's continued strong financial performance allows us to repurchase our stock while maintaining our investment grade credit ratings. We remain committed to utilizing share repurchases within the bounds of a disciplined capital structure to enhance stockholder returns while maintaining adequate liquidity to execute our plans." The full analyst notes on AutoZone are available to download free of charge at:http://www.analystsreview.com/Jun-25-2014/AZO/report.pdf --Rite Aid Corporation Analyst Notes On June 19, 2014, Rite Aid Corporation (Rite Aid) announced that it has increased its supplies of the whooping cough booster vaccine Tdap at all 578 California locations in response to the California Department of Public Health's report of an "Epidemic" Spike in Whooping Cough Cases for 2014. The officials from the department informed that there have been 3,458 cases of whooping cough so far in 2014 - more than that reported in all of 2013. According to the Company, Rite Aid is a certified immunizing pharmacists in California and can vaccinate patients from age 3 against whooping cough and over a dozen other diseases based on CDC vaccine guidelines. The full analyst noteson Rite Aid are available to download free of charge at:http://www.analystsreview.com/Jun-25-2014/RAD/report.pdf --FleetCor Technologies, Inc. Analyst Notes On June 18, 2014, FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FleetCor) announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Kwik Trip, Inc. (Kwik Trip) to provide a new commercial fuel card program for the latter, in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Under the terms of the agreement, the two Companies in partnership will launch and manage both a Kwik Trip Extended Network Fleet Card and a Kwik Trip Universal Fleet Card. FleetCor reported that it will be responsible for marketing and overall management of the program as well as the marketing and sales support, customer service, credit and collection, and transaction processing. the Company expects to launch the new card programs and make them available for Kwik Trip customers later this year. The full analyst notes on FleetCor are available to downloadfree of charge at:http://www.analystsreview.com/Jun-25-2014/FLT/report.pdf --Pier 1 Imports Inc. Analyst Notes On June 20, 2014, Pier 1 Imports Inc. (Pier 1 Imports) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock, payable on August 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as on July 23, 2014. According to the Company, approximately 93.5 million shares of Pier 1 Imports' common stock were outstanding as of June 19, 2014. The full analyst notes on Pier 1 Imports are available to download free of charge at:http://www.analystsreview.com/Jun-25-2014/PIR/report.pdf -- About Analysts Review We do things differently. Our goal is to provide the best content to our exclusive membership. We are constantly hiring researchers, writers, editors and analysts to add to our team and become better than yesterday. If being a part of a fast growing community with an edge in today's market sounds interesting to you, then sign-up today and experience the full benefits of membership. =============== EDITOR'S NOTES: =============== 1. This is not company news. 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