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   September 21, 2014 @ 12:02 AM EDT
FRIDAY'S REPORTS (9/19/2014)
Investment Grade
Humana  (with Analyst's Data SheetStock buybacks are all the rage, and Humana is jumping on the bandwagon. Earlier this week, the company said that its board of directors had authorized a new $2...
Dominion Resources, Dominion Gas Holdings  (with Analyst's Data SheetDominion Resources has been on the road recently, telling its growth story at several bank-hosted investor meetings...
High Yield
United States Steel  (with Analyst's Data SheetU.S. Steel (X) provided encouraging third quarter guidance, expecting adjusted earnings to be "significantly higher" than the consensus estimates.
Rite Aid  (with Analyst's Data SheetRite Aid posted an adequate second fiscal quarter (ended August 30) but lowered guidance for fiscal 2015, disappointing equity investors. The stock price was down...
10:00am TransCanada Corp TransCanada is said to be targeted as a break-up candidate, according to a Reuters story...
Investment Grade
Orange SA  (with Analyst's Data SheetOrange announced that it is acquiring Jazztel, a Spanish broadband and mobile operator, for EUR3.4 billion in cash. The deal will add 1.5 million broadband...
Ameriprise  (with Analyst's Data SheetAmeriprise Financial and its roughly 9,700 financial advisors are focused on helping the mass affluent baby boomer cohort achieve a "Confident Retirement." The...
High Yield
Lennar  (with Analyst's Data SheetLennar delighted the market yesterday by topping expectations--again--with net income up 47% to $178 million on revenue up 26% to $2 billion for its fiscal third...
Gimme Credit Investment Grade has just initiated coverage of Humana .

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Sep 17, 2014 | The Record
EM on Toys R Us pairs up with Claire's accessories chain Q - "A recent report by Gimme Credit analyst Evan Mann praised Claire's for continuing to stem sales declines."
Sep 17, 2014 | The Deal Pipeline
EM on Lampert cleverly gives Sears a short-term loan Q - "Although near-term sources of liquidity remain adequate, we remain skeptical regarding the company's longer-term credit prospects."
Sep 16, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek
EM on Bombardier Seen Delaying CSeries Again as Tests Continue Q - "There's a risk that the ramp-up may be slower in coming than the company was anticipating, which would affect cash flow."
Sep 16, 2014 | Crain's Chicago Business
EM on That $400 million loan: Good for Lampert, bad for Sears? Q - "[The loan] also suggests the company may be having a more difficult time monetizing the other assets."
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