Spin-offs, Stock Splits, Charity Events, Legal Settlements, and Financial Results - Research Report on Murphy USA, Tractor

  Spin-offs, Stock Splits, Charity Events, Legal Settlements, and Financial
Results - Research Report on Murphy USA, Tractor Supply, Sotheby's, Zale, and
                                    Zumiez

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Murphy USA
Inc. (NYSE: MUSA), Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), Sotheby's (NYSE:
BID), Zale Corporation (NYSE: ZLC), and Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ). Today's
readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Murphy USA Inc. Research Report

On August 30, 2013, Murphy Oil Corporation (Murphy Oil) announced the
completion of the spin-off of its US retail marketing business into an
independent public company called Murphy USA Inc. (Murphy USA). The Company
informed that the spin-off was achieved through the distribution to Murphy
Oil's shareholders of one share of Murphy USA common stock for every four
shares of Murphy Oil stock held at the close of business on the record date of
August 21, 2013. "Murphy USA is well-positioned with a strong management team
and business plan to be a successful independent company," said Steve Cosse,
President and CEO of Murphy Oil. "Following the spin-off, Murphy Oil will move
forward, under the leadership of Roger Jenkins, as a focused exploration and
production company with a strong portfolio of global assets." On September 3,
2013, Murphy USA common stock started regular-way trading on the NYSE under
the ticker symbol MUSA. The Full Research Report on Murphy USA 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/c223_MUSA]

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Tractor Supply Company Research Report

On August 29, 2013, Tractor Supply Company (Tractor Supply) announced that its
Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one stock split of its common stock.
According to the Company, Stockholders of record as of September 18, 2013 will
receive one additional share of Tractor Supply common stock for every share of
the Company's common stock owned on that date, with the additional shares
expected to be distributed on September 26, 2013. Jim Wright, Executive
Chairman of Tractor Supply said, "This stock split will make our stock more
affordable to investors, including our customers and team members and is
intended to increase the liquidity and accessibility of our stock. This
represents our fourth two-for-one split since 2002." The Full Research Report
on Tractor Supply Company - 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/a5b5_TSCO]

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Sotheby's Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Sotheby's (Sotheby's) announced that Sir Jonathan Ive,
KBE and Marc Newson, CBE have collaborated with musician and philanthropist,
Bono, to organize a (RED) Auction to celebrate the masterworks of design and
innovation. The Company informed that collections curated by the legendary
designers will be sold at Sotheby's New York on November 23, 2013 and the
proceeds from the sale will benefit The Global Fund to fight AIDS,
Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Commenting on the auction, Oliver Barker, Deputy
Chairman of Sotheby's Europe said, "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
to acquire objects of singular design excellence and innovation, and
simultaneously raise much needed funds for the fight against AIDS." The Full
Research Report on Sotheby's - 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/a614_BID]

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Zale Corporation Research Report

On September 6, 2013, Zale Corporation (Zale) and Sterling Jewelers Inc.
(Sterling Jewelers) announced that they have agreed to a negotiated resolution
with respect to a lawsuit pending in the US District Court for the Northern
District of Ohio, which will go into full force and effect as of March 1,
2014. The Companies stated that the details regarding the settlement were
confidential and will not be disclosed. The Full Research Report on Zale
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/8445_ZLC]

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Zumiez Inc. Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Zumiez Inc. (Zumiez) reported its Q2 FY 2013 financial
results (period ended August 3, 2013). In Q2 FY 2013, the Company's total net
sales increased 16.9% YoY to 157.9 million. In Q2 FY 2013, net income came in
at $4.7 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, compared with $2.1 million, or
$0.07 per diluted share, in Q2 FY 2012. Reflecting on the quarter's
performance, Rick Brooks, CEO of Zumiez said, "We are pleased with our second
quarter earnings results in what proved to be a challenging retail
environment. We believe we have compelling merchandise assortments and our
efforts to enhance our omni-channel capabilities are yielding positive gains."
The Full Research Report on Zumiez 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/ff02_ZUMZ]

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