Financial Companies Announce New Appointments, Investor Conferences, Financial Results and Quarterly Dividends - Research Report

Financial Companies Announce New Appointments, Investor Conferences, Financial
   Results and Quarterly Dividends - Research Report on AFLAC, Legg Mason,
                   Nationstar, Walter Investment, and Main

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NEW YORK, August 22, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting AFLAC Inc.
(NYSE: AFL), Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM), Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc.
(NYSE: NSM), Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE: WAC), and Main Street
Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

AFLAC Inc. Research Report

On August 19, 2013, AFLAC Inc. (AFLAC) announced that it has appointed Daniel
J. Lebish to the newly created position of Executive Vice President (EVP);
Chief Operating Officer, Aflac Group Insurance, and will report to Kenneth S.
Janke, President of Aflac U.S.; Executive Vice President and Deputy Chief
Financial Officer of AFLAC. According to the Company, Lebish will be working
out of the Columbia, S.C. organization, where he will supersede the day-to-day
operating activities, performance goals and strategic initiatives of Aflac
Group Insurance. The Company informed that Lebish has more than 30 years of
experience in the health care management and insurance industries and prior to
joining AFLAC, he served as the EVP at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. Mr.
Janke said, "We are extremely pleased that Dan has joined Aflac Group
Insurance. I believe his extensive experience with both the group insurance
market and insurance broker distribution, combined with his strong leadership
skills, will complement and strengthen the Aflac Group organization. I look
forward to his contributions and I have no doubt that he will be instrumental
to the future success of Aflac Group, ultimately benefiting Aflac U.S." The
Full Research Report on AFLAC 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/8042_AFL]

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Legg Mason Inc. Research Report

On August 13, 2013, Legg Mason Inc. (Legg Mason) announced that it is
organizing a luncheon for investors and analysts on Wednesday, September 11,
2013 at 12:30 p.m. in New York City. Legg Mason stated that a full agenda and
presentation deck will be made available on the Company's website on the same
day at approximately noon. The Company further informed that during luncheon,
Legg Mason's senior executives will discuss prospects for the firm's financial
performance, including details around Legg Mason's business model, expected
utilization of the tax shield and other shareholder value drivers. The Company
informed that a replay of the call will be available on its Website beginning
at 4:00 p.m., E.D.T., on September 11, 2013 till 11:59 p.m. on September 25th,
2013. The Full Research Report on Legg Mason 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/0d5b_LM]

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. Research Report

On August 6, 2013, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (Nationstar) released its
Q2 2013 financial results. The Company's total revenues were up 197.7% YoY and
40.0% QoQ to $603.7 million. Net income was $123.5 million, or $1.37 per
diluted share, compared to $36.3 million, or $0.41 per diluted share in Q2
2012. Jay Bray, CEO of Nationstar said, "We successfully boarded the BofA GSE
and Ginnie Mae portfolios, completed the acquisition of Greenlight, and
continue to make progress on building Solutionstar into a high-margin,
fee-based business. Our platforms are strategically positioned to perform in
an improving economy and we continue to see compelling opportunities in the
marketplace that will deliver long-term value to our shareholders." The
Company expects full-year 2013 EPS to be within $ 4.05 to $4.75 range and
full-year 2014 EPS to be within $6.45 to $7.50 range. The Full Research Report
on Nationstar Mortgage Holdings 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/e9a6_NSM]

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Walter Investment Management Corp. Research Report

On August 8, 2013, Walter Investment Management Corp. (Walter Investment)
reported Q2 2013 financial results. The Company's total consolidated revenues
were up 277.3% YoY to $569.2 million. Net income was $143.2 million or $3.75
per diluted share, compared to $0.4 million, or $0.01 per diluted share in Q2
2012. Mark J. O'Brien, Walter Investment's Chairman and CEO said, "Walter
Investment continues to execute solidly against its strategic plan, producing
strong operational and financial results across our major segments in the
second quarter. Our core Servicing segment continued to deliver solid growth
in profits and exceptional operational performance from both existing and
recently acquired portfolios of new business. The Originations segment
delivered robust production for the quarter generating significant earnings at
strong margins, capitalizing on the HARP origination opportunities embedded in
our portfolios." The Full Research Report on Walter Investment Management
Corp. - 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/3495_WAC]

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Main Street Capital Corporation Research Report

On August 14, 2013, Main Street Capital Corporation (Main) announced that its
Board of Directors has approved regular monthly dividends of $0.16 per share
for each of October, November and December 2013.The Company reported that the
monthly dividends total to $0.48 per share for Q4 2013, representing a 7%
increase from the monthly dividends declared for Q4 2012. Main also stated
that it has periodically increased the amount of its regular monthly
dividends per share, and has never reduced its regular monthly dividend amount
per share. The Full Research Report on Main Street Capital Corporation -
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/714d_MAIN]

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