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Exclusive Contracts, Mergers, and Financial Results - Research Report on GE, John Deere, Caterpillar, Zoltek, and Lennar



 Exclusive Contracts, Mergers, and Financial Results - Research Report on GE,
                 John Deere, Caterpillar, Zoltek, and Lennar

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PR Newswire

NEW YORK, October 2, 2013

NEW YORK, October 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting General
Electric Company (NYSE: GE), Deere & Company (NYSE: DE), Caterpillar Inc.
(NYSE: CAT), Zoltek Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: ZOLT), and Lennar Corporation
(NYSE: LEN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

General Electric Company Research Report

On September 27, 2013, GE Healthcare (GEHC), a unit of General Electric
Company (GE), announced that it has won a tender to exclusively provide next
generation sequencing (NGS) services to a research group at Karolinska
Institutet in Sweden. GEHC reported that its subsidiary SeqWright Genomic
Services will provide the sequencing services. Ger Brophy, Chief Technology
Officer Life Sciences, GEHC, said, "Understanding how genetic variations at
the molecular level affect disease is critical to the discovery and
development of new and more effective therapies for complex diseases such
metastatic breast cancer. While antibody-based analysis of biomarkers are the
cornerstone to diagnosing breast cancer, uncovering the broader molecular
landscape of complex cancers using genome-wide screening tools such as NGS,
will be critical to the future of therapeutic decision making and new
therapeutic development." The Full Research Report on General Electric Company
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-30/GE]

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Deere & Company Research Report

On September 27, 2013, Deere & Company (John Deere) announced the donation of
$400,000 worth of equipment and attachments that will be used to restore and
maintain the turf and grounds at the National Mall. According to the Company,
the multi-year restoration is focused on improving the ability of the National
Mall to serve the public need for national celebrations, demonstrations,
festivals, and other special events. The equipment donated by John Deere will
be used on the 3rd Street to the 7th street on the National Mall, and will
also be used in the planned restoration of the rest of National Mall grounds
set to begin in 2014. The Company informed that among the donated equipment
were: the Z925M Flex Fuel ZTrak mower; Terrain Cut 8800 rotary mower with B20
biodiesel conversion kit; 1565 front mower with biodiesel conversion kit and
hard cab; 4720 compact utility tractor with loader, backhoe and other Frontier
attachments; TX Turf Gator utility vehicle with deluxe cab; Two ProGator™
2030A utility vehicles and HD 300 SelectSpray Sprayer; Aercore 800 and Aercore
2000; TC125 materials collection system; 1200A bunker rake; and the X739 lawn
tractor, snow blower and other attachments. The Full Research Report on Deere
& Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-30/DE]

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Caterpillar Inc. Research Report

On September 27, 2013, Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar) reported that earlier in
2013, the Company and OCEARCH had agreed to a multi-year partnership to help
propel the OCEARCH organization's global research on sharks. The Company
stated that OCEARCH uses Cat® equipment to power the MV OCEARCH, a 126-foot
vessel that serves as an at-sea laboratory. Caterpillar reported that a set of
new generators were recently installed on the vessel, which are C4.4 99 EKW
and C6.6 125EKW. The Full Research Report on Caterpillar Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-30/CAT]

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Zoltek Companies Inc. Research Report

On September 26, 2013, Zoltek Companies Inc. (Zoltek) announced that the
Company has entered into a merger agreement with Toray Industries, Inc.
(Toray). Under the agreement, Toray will acquire all of Zoltek's outstanding
shares for $16.75 per share in cash, for a total equity value of approximately
$584 million. Upon closing of the transaction, Zoltek will be a wholly owned
subsidiary of Toray and operate as a separate business unit. The Company
reported that the transaction is not subject to any financing condition and
the parties are targeting a late 2013 or early 2014, subject to customary
closing conditions, including the approval of the Company's shareholders and
certain regulatory approvals. Zsolt Rumy, Zoltek's Chairman and CEO entered in
a voting agreement with Toray, under which he agreed to vote his Company's
stock, representing approximately 18% of the Company's outstanding shares, in
favor of the merger. The Full Research Report on Zoltek Companies Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-30/ZOLT]

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Lennar Corporation Research Report

On September 24, 2013, Lennar Corporation (Lennar) reported its Q3 FY 2013
financial results (period ended August 31, 2013). The Company's total revenues
grew 45.7% YoY to $1.6 billion during the quarter. Net earnings attributable
to Lennar was $120.7 million or $0.54 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2013,
compared to net earnings attributable to Lennar of $87.1 million or $0.40 per
diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. Stuart Millar, CEO of Lennar, said, "During the
third quarter, our gross margin percentage on home sales improved to 24.9%,
while our S,G&A expenses as a percentage of home sales revenue decreased to
10.2%, driving strong operating leverage as evidenced by an operating margin
percentage of 14.7%. Despite a moderating sales pace, the number of new home
orders in the quarter increased 14%, with a 16% increase in average sales
price, resulting in a 32% increase in the dollar value of new home orders from
the prior year period."The Full Research Report on Lennar Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-30/LEN]

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