Financial Results and Corporate Announcements - Research Report on Genworth Financial, Prudential Financial, Raymond James, LPL

 Financial Results and Corporate Announcements - Research Report on Genworth
  Financial, Prudential Financial, Raymond James, LPL Financial, and Stifel
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NEW YORK, August 5, 2013

NEW YORK, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Genworth
Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW), Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Raymond
James Financial Inc. (NYSE: RJF), LPL Investment Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA),
and Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Genworth Financial Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Genworth Financial Inc. (Genworth Financial) reported its
financial results for Q2 2013. The Company's net income was $141 million or
$0.28 per diluted share, compared to net income of $76 million or $0.16 per
diluted share, in Q2 2012. Net operating income increased 98.5% YoY to $133
million. Commenting on the news, Tom McInerney, President and CEO of Genworth
Financial, said, "We are beginning to see good results from our efforts to
improve the operating performance of the businesses with strong performance in
Global Mortgage Insurance, further progress on long term care insurance rate
actions and execution of an expense reduction plan. We continue to increase
financial flexibility with an ordinary dividend from the U.S. life companies
and consistent dividends from Global Mortgage Insurance. These are some of the
important milestones in our plan to turn the company around." The Full
Research Report on Genworth Financial Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-01/GNW]

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Prudential Financial, Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential Financial) announced
that its subsidiary, Prudential Retirement, will serve as record-keeper for
the Navy Exchange Service Command's (NEXCOM) 401(k) plan, with effect from
August 1, 2013. The plan holds approximately $188 million in assets for about
6,466 participants. According to George Castineiras, Senior Vice President of
Total Retirement Solutions, Prudential Retirement, "Prudential Retirement is
pleased to announce its new partnership with NEXCOM. We are committed to help
NEXCOM provide its employees with a superior workplace retirement plan that
will deliver better retirement outcomes for its employees." The Full Research
Report on Prudential Financial, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-01/PRU]

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Raymond James Financial Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Raymond James Financial Inc. (Raymond James) announced that
it has launched Portfolio Management Center (PMC), for its advisors as part of
the firm's Advisor Access platform. PMC is powered by FolioDynamix and
incorporates Raymond James' proprietary research, while enabling fully
discretionary modeling, rebalancing and trading platform for the
advisor-directed business. Vin Campagnoli, Raymond James' Chief Information
Officer said, "We selected FolioDynamix for its range of functionality and
flexibility, creating efficiencies for our advisors who have discretionary
trading authorization on behalf of their clients. We have already rolled out
new proposal and research tools, and are now launching upgraded technology for
discretionary manager programs, all while providing a single, seamless Web
interface for advisors." The Full Research Report on Raymond James Financial
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-01/RJF]

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LPL Financial Holdings Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPL Financial) reported its
financial results for Q2 2013. The Company's net revenue increased 12.2% YoY
to $1.0 billion during the quarter. Net income was $45.1 million or $0.42 per
diluted share, compared to net income of $39.5 million or $0.35 per diluted
share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the news, Mark Casady, Chairman and CEO of LPL
Financial, said, "We continued to build upon our strong momentum from the
first quarter, driven by improving business fundamentals including increased
advisor productivity, rising asset levels and excellent production retention.
Under these strong top-line conditions, we are able to generate more robust
earnings growth and margin expansion as we leverage our infrastructure and
control our expenses. This resulted in adjusted earnings per share increasing
25% year-over-year to $0.61 per share for the quarter." The Full Research
Report on LPL Financial Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-01/LPLA]

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Stifel Financial Corp. Research Report 

On July 23, 2013, Stifel Financial Corp.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Keefe,
Bruyette & Woods, Inc., announced that AV Homes, Inc., a member of the KBW
Mortgage Finance Index, will undergo a decrease in shares, effective July 29,
2013. The decrease is primarily due to a recently announced minority stake
investment by outside investors. The KBW indices have ten tradable
exchange-traded funds licensed: KBW Bank Index, KBW Capital Markets Index, KBW
Insurance Index, KBW Regional Banking Index, KBW Financial Sector Dividend
Yield Index, KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Index, KBW Property and Casualty
Insurance Index, and KBW Global (Ex. U.S.) Financial Sector Index. The Full
Research Report on Stifel Financial Corp. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-01/SF]

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