Technology Sector Announces Acquisitions, New Products and Strategies, and Positive Earnings Results - Research Report on Bally,

  Technology Sector Announces Acquisitions, New Products and Strategies, and
Positive Earnings Results - Research Report on Bally, Anixter, Watsco, Arrow,
                                and RadioShack

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NEW YORK, July 25, 2013

NEW YORK, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Bally
Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), Watsco
Inc. (NYSE: WSO), Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), and RadioShack Corp.
(NYSE: RSH). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Bally Technologies, Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Bally Technologies, Inc. (Bally) announced that the Company
has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SHFL entertainment, Inc.
(SHFL) at a per share price of $23.25 in cash for total consideration of
approximately $1.3 billion. Bali reported that the agreed transaction price
represents a premium of 24% to the closing price of SHFL common stock on July
15, 2013. The Board of Directors of both the Companies has unanimously
approved the transaction. Bally's President and Chief Executive Officer,
Ramesh Srinivasan commented, "Both Bally and SHFL have long histories of
proven innovation, excellent customer service and successfully anticipating
and adapting to changes within our industry, which makes bringing our two
companies together a great strategic fit. The transformational acquisition of
SHFL - which joins two high-caliber, talented and creative teams - will
further enhance our ability to deliver future growth and serve our customers.
SHFL's intellectual property, renowned brands and industry-leading suite of
diverse, high-performance products will enable us to offer an unparalleled
offering of gaming products and services, which - when combined with our
content, technology, operational capabilities and respective geographic
footprints - will provide the most comprehensive product portfolio offered
around the world." Technologies, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: []

Anixter International Inc. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Anixter International Inc. (Anixter International) announced
that the Company will host an Investor Day on August 8, 2013, beginning at
8:30 a.m. EDT at the Grand Hyatt New York and is expected to conclude at 12:00
p.m. EDT. An on-site registration will open at 8:00 a.m. EDT. Anixter
International informed that its Investor Day will include presentations from
Bob Eck, President and CEO; Ted Dosch, EVP and CFO; Bill Gavin, EVP for
Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions; Giulio Berardesca, EVP for
Electrical and Electronic Wire and Cable; and Ian Clarke, EVP for OEM Supply.
The Full Research Report on Anixter International Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

Watsco Inc. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Watsco Inc. (Watsco) reported its financial results for Q2
2013. The Company posted revenue of $1.1 billion, reflecting an increase of
10.7% YoY. Net income was up at $51.3 million, or $1.48 per diluted share,
compared to net income of $39.1 million, or $1.15 per diluted share, in Q2
2012. Commenting on the news, Watsco's President and CEO Albert Nahmad said,
"Our second quarter performance produced the highest sales and the greatest
profits of any quarter in Watsco's history. We delivered strong earnings
growth and margin expansion from a combination of solid sales growth, better
selling margins and operating efficiencies. We remain focused on our
fundamentals - gaining share for our supplier partners, improving operating
efficiency and having the products and people in place to best serve our
customers." The Full Research Report on Watsco Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: []

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Research Report

On July 22, 2013, Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Arrow) launched ArrowSphere xSP
Central, an online module that enables the managed service provider (MSP)
community to forecast and report on various service provider license
agreements in one central platform. The Company reported the module's key
feature is its ability to stimulate and predict the total cost of operating a
particular cloud service for the end customer. The platform is reported to
include patent-pending metering and reporting capabilities and provides MSPs
with a centralized online dashboard to generate pricing models, evaluate
vendor program options, automate monthly reports and perform various analyses,
such as profit threshold and capacity planning. According to the Company, the
combination of ArrowSphere capabilities and the efficiencies gained through
the automation of such tasks enables MSPs to increase their focus on
value-creation activities. Full Research Report on Arrow Electronics, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

RadioShack Corp. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, RadioShack Corp. (RadioShack) disclosed its first college
bookstore location under its 2013 plan, which includes opening additional
college bookstores, stretching from New York to San Diego, throughout the fall
of 2013. The new shop-in-shop retail space at the University Co-op in the
University of Texas, Austin is the location that RadioShack plans to open in
2013. The Company reported that students visiting the University Co-op will be
able to browse and buy top consumer electronic products and desired brands
available in a new RadioShack branded section of the college store. This
complies with the five-year agreement announced earlier in 2013 with NACSCORP,
a subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, to provide an
assortment of popular consumer electronics and accessories to approximately
4,000 college store customers currently served by NACSCORP. RadioShack said
that the college bookstore program is a part of the Company's expansion into
non-traditional channels through brand extension and partnership. The Full
Research Report on RadioShack Corp. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: []


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