Cautionary Notes, Corporate Scuffles, Investors Conferences, Safety Reminders and Prestigious Awards - Research Report on

Cautionary Notes, Corporate Scuffles, Investors Conferences, Safety Reminders
and Prestigious Awards - Research Report on FirstEnergy, Edison International,
                            Xcel, CMS, and Entergy

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NEW YORK, October 17, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), Edison International (NYSE: EIX), Xcel Energy
Inc. (NYSE: XEL), CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS), and Entergy Corporation (NYSE:
ETR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full
price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

FirstEnergy Corp. Research Report

On October 1, 2013, FirstEnergy Corp.'s subsidiary, Ohio Edison issued a
cautionary note to its customers regarding recent reports of door-to-door
salespeople impersonating as the Company's employees. Randy Frame, Regional
President of Ohio Edison, commented, "Customers should know that Ohio Edison
and FirstEnergy are not engaged in any door-to-door sales campaigns. In some
cases, we've heard the sales people have been quite aggressive. We urge our
customers to remain vigilant before they admit any person to their residence,
release any personal information or sign anything presented by an unsolicited
visitor." The Full Research Report on FirstEnergy Corp. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


Edison International Research Report

On October 1, 2013, Edison International reported that its subsidiary,
Southern California Edison (SCE), has criticized Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
(Mitsubishi) for being uncooperative, while also publicizing its demand that
Mitsubishi should reimburse SCE for expenses incurred in responding to the
fundamental defects in the San Onofre replacement steam generators (RSGs) that
were designed and manufactured by Mitsubishi. The Company in its letter to
Mitsubishi - dated September 27, 2013, stated, "Edison spent over $140 million
investigating the cause of excessive tube wear in the RSGs following a tube
leak in one of the Unit 3 RSGs, plugging damaged tubes in all four RSGs, and
attempting to restart Unit 2 after both Units were shut down due to the RSG
defects. Mitsubishi's actions have made it clear that no reasonable level of
documentation will ever be sufficient to support payment in its view. We are
therefore unwilling to engage in yet another time-consuming effort, only to
face continued stonewalling by Mitsubishi." The Full Research Report on Edison
International - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Xcel Energy Inc. Research Report 

On September 30, 2013, Xcel Energy Inc. (Xcel) reported that it will host a
conference call on Thursday, October 24, 2013, to discuss its Q3 2013
financial results, scheduled at 9:00 a.m. CT. The quarterly earnings will be
released on the same day before market hours. The Company informed that the
conference call will be simultaneously broadcast and archived on the Company
website, along with an MP3 download, at the Investor Relations section on the
Company's website. Xcel stated that the call will be available for replay from
1:00 p.m. CT on October 24, 2013 through 11:59 p.m. CT on October 25, 2013.
The Full Research Report on Xcel Energy Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: []


CMS Energy Corp. Research Report 

On October 2, 2013, CMS Energy Corp.'s principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy
issued certain safety guidelines and cautioned agricultural workers to look up
while using agricultural equipment near overhead electric lines. Garrick
Rochow, Vice President of Energy Delivery for Consumers Energy, commented, "We
know that sugar beet, field corn and soy bean harvesters work from before dawn
until after sunset. We want to help ensure their safety by reminding them to
remain vigilant at all times about the location of overhead electric lines.
Let's all 'think safety' first for a safe and productive harvest season." The
Full Research Report on CMS Energy Corp. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: []


Entergy Corporation Research Report 

On September 24, 2013, Entergy Corporation (Entergy) reported that it has been
recognized by CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index, for its effort
to understand the impact of climate change and taking action to manage related
risks. According to Entergy, it is the sole utility included in the
performance index this year. Additionally, the Company announced that it has
been named into the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index, which
highlights companies with a strong approach to providing information on
climate change. Rod West, Entergy's Executive Vice President and Chief
Administrative Officer, commented, "Entergy has responded to the CDP
questionnaire every year since its inception. This process is extremely
valuable to us as it requires us to review our strategy, assess our risks and
measure our progress managing those risks on an annual basis. The program
provides us a benchmark on how well we are doing and helps us prepare for
operating in a carbon-constrained world." Paul Simpson, CEO of CDP, added,
"U.S. companies that score highly enough to be included in the Climate
Disclosure Leadership Index are responding to the call for greater corporate
climate accountability. They have demonstrated leading practices on the
measurement of greenhouse gas emissions and energy use and transparency of
their climate change strategy." The Full Research Report on Entergy
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:



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