Internet Information Providers, Financial Services Providers and Internet Software Services Report Results and Announcements - Research Report on Baidu, Bankrate, Ixia, AOL, and CGI Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom PR Newswire NEW YORK, August 5, 2013 NEW YORK, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), and CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE:GIB). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. Baidu, Inc. Research Report On July 31, 2013, Baidu, Inc. (Baidu) announced the pricing of its public offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.25% notes due 2018. The Company expects to receive approximately $994.4 million as net proceeds from the offering, which it plans to use for general corporate purposes including merger and acquisition activities. Baidu informed that the notes have been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, and are expected to be listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. According to the Company, J.P Morgan Securities LLC and Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. were the joint book runners for the offering. The Full Research Report on Baidu, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd9e_BIDU] -- Bankrate, Inc. Research Report On July 29, 2013, Bankrate, Inc. (Bankrate) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. Revenue decreased 13.6% YoY to $105.5 million. Adjusted net income was $10.3 million or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to net income of $18.2 million or $0.18 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the news, Thomas R. Evans, President and CEO of Bankrate, said, "We have made significant progress with our strategic initiatives in our insurance business during the first half of 2013 and are now seeing a clear inflection point. Going forward, we're also expecting increased activity in our credit card business and expect that our core banking business will be solid." For full year 2013, the Company expects relatively flat revenue as compared to 2012. The Full Research Report on Bankrate, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e72a_RATE] -- AOL, Inc. Research Report On July 31, 2013, AOL, Inc. (AOL) announced a partnership with StackSocial - an online marketplace for creative technology products, to launch a digital storefront on TUAW - an AOL property devoted to tips, reviews, news, analysis and opinion on everything Apple. According to AOL, TUAW readers will be able to purchase new and noteworthy Mac games, gadgets, tutorials and apps. The Company stated that with TUAW's nearly a million unique visitors/month (per comScore Worldwide June 2013), the partnership enables StackSocial's total publisher network to reach nearly 30 million unique visitors/month. Barb Dybwad, Director of Business Development at AOL Tech, said, "It's a win-win situation: we get access to relevant content, and our readers are able to discover new products and get exclusive offers." The Full Research Report on AOL, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/7c21_AOL] -- Ixia Research Report On July 30, 2013, Ixia (Ixia) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. Total revenue increased 27.8% YoY to $115.9 million. Non-GAAP net income was $14.5 million or $0.18 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $12.9 million or $0.17 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Vic Alston, President and CEO of Ixia, said, "Although revenue for our core products was lower than anticipated due to order delays from our Service Provider and network equipment manufacturer customers, we made solid progress on our key growth initiatives. Anue and BreakingPoint revenue surpassed expectations and grew to $33.2 million, our revenue from enterprise customers increased by nearly 50 percent compared to last year and we added several new channel and technology partners." The Full Research Report on Ixia - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc55_XXIA] -- CGI Group, Inc. Research Report On July 31, 2013, CGI Group, Inc. (CGI) reported its financial results for Q3 FY 2013 (period ended June 30, 2013). Revenue increased 141.1% YoY to approximately CA$2.6 billion. GAAP net earnings were CA$178.2 million or CA$0.56 per diluted share, compared to net income of CA$87.2 million or CA$0.33 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. According to CGI, during Q3 FY 2013 the Company booked $2.8 billion through new contract wins, extensions and renewals, and by the end of Q3 FY 2013, the Company's backlog of signed orders stood at $18.7 billion, up $5.1 billion compared with Q3 FY 2012. Michael E. Roach, President and CEO, said, "We delivered significant margin expansion, accelerating our EPS accretion before acquisition-related and integration costs, above our original 25-30% commitment. Bookings in the quarter were solid, reflecting our focus on business development through increasing client awareness of our expanded and enhanced value-proposition." The Full Research Report on CGI Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9874_GIB] ---- EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. 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