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NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) and Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5298-100free.

Microsoft Corporation Research Reports
On July 22, 2014, Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) announced its Q4 FY 2014 financial results (period ended June 30, 2014). Microsoft's net profit in Q4 FY 2014 fell short of analysts' estimates, weighed down by the acquisition of Nokia's Devices & Services business (NDS) in April 2014. Net income for the quarter came in at $4.6 billion, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared to $5.0 billion, or $0.59 per diluted share, in Q4 FY 2013. According to Reuters, analysts on average were expecting the Company's net profit at $0.60 per share. Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said in a call with analysts that the Company expects to realize more than $1 billion in synergies and, as a result, will be on a path to reach operating break even for the Phone business in FY 2016. Microsoft's revenue in Q4 FY 2014 increased 17.5% YoY to $23.4 billion, beating the analysts' average estimate of $23 billion. The full research reports on Microsoft are available to download free of charge at:


Electronic Arts Inc. Research Reports
On July 22, 2014, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) announced its Q1 FY 2015 preliminary financial results (period ended June 30, 2014). The Company reported a better-than-expected net income for the quarter, beating its own expectations, driven by a combination of revenue growth, higher gross margins and lower operating expenses. EA's non-GAAP diluted EPS in Q1 FY 2015 stood at $0.19, compared to a loss of $0.40 in Q1 FY 2014. This non-GAAP diluted EPS also beats the Company's own expectations of a Q1 FY 2015 loss of $0.05 per share. EA's non-GAAP total net revenue in Q1 FY 2015 also increased to $775 million from $495 million in Q1 FY 2014, while Analysts had expected revenue of $713.24 million, according to Thomson Reuters. Looking ahead, the Company sees Q2 FY 2015 non-GAAP diluted EPS at $0.50, while FY 2015 non-GAAP diluted EPS is expected to be $1.85. The full research reports on Electronic Arts are available to download free of charge at:


AT&T Inc. Research Reports
On July 23, 2014, AT&T Inc. (AT&T) announced its Q2 2014 financial results. The Company posted revenues that missed the street's expectations as AT&T Next, the Company's equipment installment plan, and Mobile Share Value plans impacted postpaid service ARPU (average revenues per user). AT&T reported that its revenues during the quarter rose 1.6% YoY to $32.6 billion, which was below the market expectations according to Thomson Reuters. While AT&T's wireless service revenues declined 1.4% YoY to $15.1 billion, while the Company's wireless equipment revenues increased 44.8% YoY to $2.8 billion as the company transitions its postpaid subscriber base to equipment installment plans from the device subsidy model. AT&T added 1,026,000 postpaid subscribers in Q2 2014, the strongest postpaid net gain in nearly five years. The full research reports on AT&T are available to download free of charge at:


Applied Materials, Inc. Research Reports
On July 29, 2014, Bloomberg reported that Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied Materials) has refiled an application with China's Ministry of Commerce seeking approval of its takeover of Tokyo Electron Ltd. (Tokyo Electron). According to the report, Applied Materials' U.S. regulatory filing stated that refiling of its merger application seeks "to allow additional time to engage in constructive dialogue with the Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China." In its application, Applied Materials also stated that the two companies continue to expect to close the transaction in H2 2014. In September 2013, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron agreed to create a new company as a merger of equals with combined market capitalization of approximately $29 billion. The full research reports on Applied Materials are available to download free of charge at:


Zynga Inc. Research Reports
On July 15, 2014, Zynga Inc. (Zynga) announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for Q2 2014 on August 7, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET), after the close of market, following the release of its financial results. Analysts at Bloomberg expect the Company to report EPS before exceptional items of $0.00 versus loss per share of $0.01 in the year ago period. The full research reports on Zynga are available to download free of charge at:


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