NEW YORK, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Annie's Inc. (NYSE: BNNY), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and General Motors Company (NYSE: GM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6423-100free.
Apple Inc. Research Reports
On September 9, 2014, Apple Inc. (Apple) announced the launch of iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, equipped with the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for fast performance and power efficiency; advanced iSight® and FaceTime® HD cameras; ultrafast wireless technologies; Apple Pay™; and iOS 8, the latest version of the world's most advanced mobile operating system. The Company has priced its iPhone 6 in the U.S. for a suggested retail price of $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for the 64GB model and, for the first time, a new 128GB model for $399 with a two-year contract. Further, the iPhone 6 Plus will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $299 for the 16GB model, $399 for the 64GB model and $499 for the new 128GB model with a two-year contract. Both models will be available in the U.S. from September 19, 2014, while pre-booking will begin on September 12, 2014. The full research reports on Apple are available to download free of charge at:
Annie's Inc. Research Reports
On September 8, 2014, Annie's Inc. (Annie's) announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement, under which it will be acquired by General Mills, Inc. (General Mills) for $46.00 per share in cash, bringing the total transaction value to approximately $820 million. The Company informed that this offer represents a premium of 51% over Annie's 30-day average closing price of $30.47 as of September 5, 2014. Further, this acquisition is expected to boost the Company's growth and maximize stockholders value. In addition, General Mills will launch a tender offer within ten business days to purchase all outstanding shares of Annie's. General Mills' offer will be subject to the tender of a majority of Annie's shares and to certain other customary closing conditions including regulatory approval. The Company plans to close the transaction later in 2014. The full research reports on Annie's are available to download free of charge at:
The Coca-Cola Company Research Reports
On September 3, 2014, The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) announced that it is expanding its partnership with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., (Keurig) to offer select beverages from its portfolio of still brands in the Keurig ® hot brewing system in the U.S. and Canada. The Company informed that its organic bottled iced tea brand, Honest Tea ®, will be the first brand to be available in K-Cup ® packs. In February 2014, Coca-Cola and Keurig signed a 10-year agreement to collaborate on the development and introduction of Coca-Cola's global brand portfolio for use in Keurig's forthcoming Keurig Cold™ at-home beverage system, available in Keurig's fiscal year 2015. As a part of the agreement, Coca-Cola acquired 10% minority equity position in Keurig and announced its intention to increase its stake up to 16%. The full research reports on Coca-Cola are available to download free of charge at:
Ford Motor Company Research Reports
On September 8, 2014, Ford Motor Company (Ford) announced that the Company's Group Vice President and President, Asia Pacific, David Schoch, will present at the upcoming 2014 Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference on September 15, 2014 at 12:10 p.m. PST in Dana Point, California. The Company informed that a listen-only audio webcast of the conference, along with the presentation material, will be available on the Company's official website. The full research reports on Ford are available to download free of charge at:
General Motors Company Research Reports
On September 7, 2014, General Motors Company (GM) announced that its luxury auto brand Cadillac is planning to offer advanced "intelligent and connected" vehicle technologies on certain 2017 model year vehicles. At the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit, the Company's CEO, Mary Barra, stated that around two years from now, an all-new 2017 Cadillac vehicle will offer customers an advanced driver assist technology called Super Cruise and in the same timeframe the 2017 Cadillac CTS will be enabled with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology. Further, the Super Cruise will offer customers a new type of driving experience that includes hands-off lane following, braking and speed control in certain highway driving conditions. Barra said, "We are not doing this for the sake of the technology itself. We're doing it because it's what customers around the world want. Through technology and innovation, we will make driving safer." The full research reports on GM are available to download free of charge at:
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