Companies Announce Quarterly Financial Results and Make New Appointments - Research Report on Hudson City Bancorp, CoreLogic,

  Companies Announce Quarterly Financial Results and Make New Appointments -
    Research Report on Hudson City Bancorp, CoreLogic, Alleghany, HCC, and
                                  Endurance

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NEW YORK, August 23, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Hudson
City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK), CoreLogic, Inc. (NYSE: CLGX), Alleghany
Corp. (NYSE: Y), HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCC), and Endurance
Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ENH). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (Hudson) released its financial
results for Q2 2013. The Company's net income was $48.7 million or $0.10
diluted earnings per share, in Q2 2013, compared to net income of $72.3
million or $0.15 diluted earnings per share, in Q2 2012. Hudson also stated
that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per
share, which will be payable on August 30, 2013, to shareholders of record on
August 12, 2013. Ronald E. Hermance, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Hudson said,
"Our asset quality continues to improve as housing markets have become more
active and home prices have started to increase. Total non-performing loans
decreased $24.1 million and early stage delinquencies decreased $13.8 million
during the second quarter of 2013. Total delinquencies have decreased $136.4
million since December 31, 2012." The Full Research Report on Hudson City
Bancorp, 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/4d24_HCBK]

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CoreLogic, Inc. Research Report

On July 24, 2013, CoreLogic, Inc. (CoreLogic) released its Q2 2013 financial
results. The Company's operating revenues went up 9.7% YoY to $427.0 million.
Net income attributable to CoreLogic came in at $43.6 million or $0.45 per
diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared to $42.7 million or $0.40 diluted income
per share, in Q2 2012. Frank Martell, CFO of CoreLogic, said, "Our second
quarter financial results demonstrate the impact of our relentless focus on
delivering against the key elements of our strategic business plan. We
continue to grow and scale up D&A and MOS, boost profit margins and drive free
cash flow. Our strong margin and cash flow profile provides the financial
flexibility to complete the recently-announced acquisitions and, at the same
time, significantly increase the return of capital to our shareholders by
expanding our 2013 repurchase program to at least 8 million shares." The Full
Research Report on CoreLogic, 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/77d1_CLGX]

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Alleghany Corp. Research Report

On August 5, 2013, Alleghany Corp. (Alleghany) announced its financial results
for Q2 2013. The Company's total revenues were down by 3.1% YoY $1.2 billion
during the quarter. Net earnings were $113.7 million, or $6.78 per diluted
share, in Q2 2013, compared to net earnings of $109.3 million or $6.45 per
diluted share, in Q2 2012. Weston M. Hicks, President and CEO of Alleghany
said, "Our investment strategy remains focused on balancing interest rate risk
by combining an intermediate duration fixed income portfolio with exposure to
equity securities that have performed well in rising interest rate
environments. We believe that our recently-announced strategic relationship
with Ares Management will provide an additional interest-rate hedge through an
allocation to credit strategies with floating interest rates." The Full
Research Report on Brookfield Properties Corporation Alleghany 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/35e7_Y]

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HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. (HCC) reported its Q2 2013 and
H1 2013 financial results. During the quarter, net earnings were $88.2
million, or $0.87 per diluted share, compared to $93.5 million, or $0.92 per
diluted share, in Q2 2012. For H1 2013, the Company's total revenue was up
1.8% YoY to $1.3 billion; and net earnings were $194.0 million or $1.92 per
diluted share, compared to $176.1 million or $1.71 earnings per diluted share
in H1 2012. Christopher J.B. Williams, HCC's CEO, commented, "We are very
pleased to report record earnings per share for the first half of the year,
driven by a combined ratio that was once again below 85%. Our businesses
continue to generate strong, consistent returns, and we are finding good
opportunities to grow our existing businesses, as well as to add teams focused
on new lines." The Full Research Report on HCC Insurance 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/2248_HCC]

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Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Research Report

On August 12, 2013, Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (Endurance) announced
the appointment of Fred Cooper as the Company's Executive Vice President and
Head of U.S. Financial Institutions Insurance. According to the Company,
Cooper will be based in New York and will be responsible for growing specialty
insurance business offering management liability coverage to financial
institutions including hedge funds, private equity firms, banks and insurance
companies. Commenting on the appointment, Jack Kuhn, CEO of Global Insurance,
said, "Fred's demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful
solutions in this specialty space will be an important component as we expand
our insurance capabilities in the U.S. I am confident that under his
leadership, we will deliver new product offerings and strengthen relationships
with our retail and wholesale networks in this market." The Full Research
Report on Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. - 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/8b41_ENH]

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