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Key Drivers for Growth: New Contracts, Smartphone Revolution, Share Repurchase Programs, Publishing Agreements, and Learning



Key Drivers for Growth: New Contracts, Smartphone Revolution, Share Repurchase
   Programs, Publishing Agreements, and Learning Tools - Research Report on
                  Apple, Sony, Harman, Hasbro, and LeapFrog

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 3, 2013

NEW YORK, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Apple
Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE), Harman International
Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), and LeapFrog
Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: LF). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Apple Inc. Research Report

On June 19, 2013, Apple Inc. (Apple) announced that it was awarded a $30
million iPad deal from the Los Angeles School Board of Education. Apple
reported that the contract, which is the first phase of an even larger roll
out, involves a massive distribution of iPads to students across the school
district. Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at
Apple, said, "Education is in Apple's DNA and we're thrilled to work with Los
Angeles Unified public schools on this major initiative as they plan to roll
out iPads to every student across 47 campuses this fall." Schiller added,
"Schools around the world have embraced the engaging and interactive quality
of iPad with nearly 10 million iPads already in schools today." Jaime Aquino,
Deputy Superintendent of Instruction at Los Angeles Unified School District
(LAUSD), further stated, "The Board voted unanimously for Apple because iPad
rated the best in quality, was the least expensive option and received the
highest scoring by the review panel that included students and teachers." The
Full Research Report on Apple Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/ea0b_AAPL]

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Sony Corporation Research Report

On June 25, 2013, Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile), a subsidiary of
Tokyo-based Sony Corporation (Sony), unveiled the new Xperia Z Ultra Android
smartphone at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. Sony reported that the Xperia
Z Ultra is a waterproof, ultra-slim, lightweight smartphone which features a
Full HD TRILUMINOS Display. Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at
Sony Mobile, commented, "The Xperia Z Ultra is the most exciting revolution in
large-screen smartphone entertainment devices with both the slimmest and
largest Full HD smartphone display in the world that is second to none."
MacDougall added, "We're already bringing the best of Sony technology and
design across a range of premium smartphones and tablets, and now we are
bringing this same premium offering to the large-screen smartphone segment,
setting a new standard for others to follow." The Full Research Report on Sony
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/c456_SNE]

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Harman International Industries, Incorporated Research Report

On June 27, 2013, Harman International Industries, Incorporated's (Harman)
Board of Directors authorized an additional $200 million for the repurchase of
its common stock. Harman reported that the newly authorized amount supplements
the $70.7 million remaining at the end of Q3 FY 2013 under the previously
authorized $200 million repurchase program, which was announced in October
2011. Dinesh C. Paliwal, President, Chairman, and CEO of Harman, stated, "As
our growth in the emerging markets and recent acquisitions demonstrate, we
continue to make organic and inorganic investments that drive shareholder
value. We also feel strongly about returning capital to our shareholders. We
are pleased to announce this increase in our total share buyback after
yesterday's announcement of the doubling of our dividend for fiscal 2014.
Given our strong balance sheet and projected cash flows, we believe that this
two- pronged approach to cash distribution delivers excellent shareholder
value." The Full Research Report on Harman International Industries,
Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/f885_HAR]

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Hasbro Inc. Research Report

On June 19, 2013, Hasbro Inc. (Hasbro) announced that it has formalized its
publishing agreements with becker&mayer and IDW Publishing. Hasbro also
reported that it has reached an agreement in principal with Little, Brown
Books for Young Children, for the creation and publication of collectible gift
books that blend unique storytelling with exclusive art based on the
TRANSFORMERS and MY LITTLE PONY brands. Michael Kelly, Director of Global
Publishing at Hasbro, said, "With both TRANSFORMERS and MY LITTLE PONY gearing
up celebrations for their 30th Anniversaries, it is the perfect time to
celebrate the magic and excitement of both brands with the publication of very
special books that will appeal to fans of all ages, whether they've been with
us for 30 years or 30 minutes." Kelly continued, "We are working with the very
best publishers in the business to bring these unique books to life, and
readers will marvel over never before published artwork, compelling original
stories, and detailed information sure to satisfy the most avid fan and
collector." The Full Research Report on Hasbro Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/f9a5_HAS]

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LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. Research Report

On June 27, 2013, LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (LeapFrog) announced that the
LeapReader is now available online as well as at all major retailers across
the nation. John Barbour, CEO of LeapFrog, said, "LeapFrog has been a leader
in educational entertainment for 18 years and helping children learn to read
has been a driving force since the beginning." Barbour added, "LeapReader is a
revolutionary new learning solution that engages children in the development
of literacy skills by reading and writing together with physical books in a
fun and engaging way." The Full Research Report on LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.WSReports.com/r/full_research_report/4d41_LF]

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