Upgrades, Contracts, Partnerships and other Long-term Strategies to Increase Shareholder Value - Research Report on Nielsen, D&B, SAIC, HIS, and Broadridge

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Upgrades, Contracts, Partnerships and other Long-term Strategies to Increase Shareholder Value - Research Report on Nielsen, D&B, SAIC, HIS, and Broadridge

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NEW YORK, August 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE: DNB), SAIC, Inc. (NYSE: SAIC), IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), and Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE: BR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Nielsen Holdings N.V. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Nielsen Holdings N.V. (Nielsen) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. The Company reported revenue growth of 3.3% YoY to $1.4 billion. Net income attributable to Nielsen stockholders came in at $426 million or $1.12 per diluted share, compared with $104 million or $0.28 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, David Calhoun, Chief Executive Officer of Nielsen, said, "Nielsen's second quarter results reflect solid operating and financial performance. With our continued focus on providing clients with innovative solutions, expansion into new geographies and our successful portfolio transformation, we are well positioned to execute our growth strategy and deliver greater value to shareholders over time." Calhoun continued, "We were pleased to announce a 25% increase to our quarterly dividend and a $500 million share repurchase authorization today. Returning excess cash to our shareholders continues to be an important component of our capital allocation strategy. The actions we announced today reflect our continued focus on long term shareholder value and confidence in the cash generation potential of the company." The Full Research Report on Nielsen Holdings N.V. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-05/NLSN]

Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (D&B) reported its preliminary Q2 2013 financial results. The company reported total revenue growth of 0.7% YoY to $386.4 million. GAAP operating income came in at $93.9 million, up 5.2% YoY. GAAP Diluted EPS for the quarter was $1.44, up 20% YoY. "Our preliminary second quarter results were slightly ahead of expectations and we are on track to deliver our guidance for 2013," said Sara Mathew, D&B's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are just beginning to leverage our recent investments in our data and infrastructure and continue to see significant opportunities ahead. We look forward to sharing our perspective with you at tomorrow's Investor Day event." Further, D&B reaffirmed its full year 2013 outlook with core revenue growth of 0% to 3% YoY and diluted EPS growth of 8% to 11% YoY. The Full Research Report on Dun & Bradstreet Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-05/DNB]

SAIC, Inc. Research Report

On July 22, 2013, SAIC Inc. (SAIC) announced that the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded it with a task order, under which the Company will provide global command and control systems - joint (GCCS-J) production, testing and technical services in support of U.S. Combatant Commands. SAIC reported that if all options within the contract are exercised, the total value of the contract will be approximately $38 million. "We look forward to supporting future GCCS-J releases, as they provide interoperable C2 and intelligence functions that satisfy emerging operational needs of our warfighter community," said John Fratamico, SAIC Senior Vice President and Group General Manager. SAIC further informed that the task order was awarded under the ENCORE II contracting vehicle which is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that provides information technology support to military agencies, the Department of Defense, and other Federal agencies. The Full Research Report on SAIC, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-05/SAIC]

IHS Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, IHS Inc. (IHS) announced the recent developments of its Titles Database Service, which tracks the initial home video results and market share for all feature films making their debut in the U.S. market. IHS informed that with Nielsen's VideoScan retail point-of-sale data, the IHS Titles Database will now have the ability to report title data in terms of net (instead of gross) retail and rental shipments and revenue, and become the best barometer of the actual top-line revenue studios are booking domestically when their feature films first come to home video. Commenting on the development, Tom Adams, Research Director, U.S. media for HIS, said, "The increased accuracy and timeliness of the Titles Database will be essential to understanding the status of the market-share battle, allowing home video companies to analyze what's working and what's not on a nearly real-time basis." The Full Research Report on IHS Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-05/IHS]

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (Broadridge) announced a recent partnership with Scivantage. Under the partnership, Scivantage will utilize Broadridge's consolidated business process outsourcing solution to support reconciliation activities for Scivantage Maxit, the industry's only fully automated, real-time cost basis reporting platform. "We are pleased to be working closely with Scivantage to help operationalize the manual business processes for reconciliation services," said Michael Alexander, President, Business Process Outsourcing, Broadridge. "Our proven methodology for comprehensive reconciliation support, combined with Maxit's market-leading cost basis solution, will complement each other and further enhance the value we deliver to clients." The Full Research Report on Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-05/BR]


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