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Financial Companies Report Quarterly Financial Results, Dividends and Merger Agreements - Research Report on Cole, Nasdaq OMX,



 Financial Companies Report Quarterly Financial Results, Dividends and Merger
 Agreements - Research Report on Cole, Nasdaq OMX, Flagstar, IBERIABANK, and
                                     BBCN

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NEW YORK, October 28, 2013

NEW YORK, October 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Cole Real
Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE), Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ),
Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (NYSE: FBC), IBERIABANK Corp. (NASDAQ: IBKC), and BBCN
Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBCN). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (Cole) announced that
it has signed a definitive agreement to merge the Company with American Realty
Capital Properties, Inc. (ARCP). According to the Company, the transaction,
which is expected to close in H1 2014, is valued at $11.2 billion and will
create the largest net lease REIT with an enterprise value of $21.5 billion.
Additionally, it was stated that the merger agreement has been unanimously
approved by the Board of Directors of each company and is subject to customary
closing conditions, including stockholder votes by both the Companies. Cole
also stated that ARCP has secured c.$2.8 billion of fully committed financing
from Barclays in connection with this transaction. The Full Research Report on
Cole Real Estate Investments, 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/5bba_COLE]

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ OMX) released its Q3 2013
financial results. Net revenues increased by 22.8% YoY to $506 million in Q3
2013. The Company's net income attributable to NASDAQ OMX for Q3 2013 was $113
million or $0.66 per diluted share, compared to $89 million or $0.52 per
diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Bob Greifeld, CEO of
NASDAQ OMX, stated, "This quarter is a great illustration of our strategy and
the transformation of the fundamental business and revenue profile of NASDAQ
OMX. We now feature a Technology Solutions segment composed of dominant
industry leaders, with over $500 million of annualized revenue in the third
quarter, and a Market Services segment which now sees two thirds of its
transaction revenue coming from derivative and fixed income categories, each
with strong secular growth opportunities. The industry leadership, unique
product and service offering, and earnings potential create a compelling
franchise for investors and an unmatched partner for our customers." The Full
Research Report on Nasdaq OMX Group 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/1624_NDAQ]

Flagstar Bancorp Inc. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (Flagstar) released its Q3 2013
financial results. The Company's reported net income applicable to common
shareholders for Q3 2013 was $12.8 million or $0.16 per diluted share,
compared to $79.7 million or $1.36 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on
the results, Sandro DiNello, President and CEO of Flagstar stated, "As
expected, mortgage-related revenues were lower this quarter, with higher
interest rates driving a significant decline in refinance volume. The 17
percent increase in purchase mortgage originations, along with improved credit
performance and decreased fixed and variable expenses, helped to partially
offset the reduction in refinance activity." The Full Research Report on
Flagstar 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/1e08_FBC]

IBERIABANK Corp. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, IBERIABANK Corp. (IBERIABANK) released its Q3 2013
financial results. The Company's reported earnings available to common
shareholders in Q3 2013 were $22.8 million or $0.78 per diluted share,
compared to $20.8 million or $0.73 per diluted share. Commenting on the
results, Daryl G. Byrd, President and CEO stated, "During the third quarter of
2013, we experienced solid growth in loans and deposits and a fairly stable
margin during the third quarter. The decline in mortgage activity in the third
quarter was offset by excellent growth in other fee income products and
services. We are very pleased with the progress we achieved in our
profitability improvement initiative during the third quarter." The Full
Research Report on IBERIABANK 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/2754_IBKC]

BBCN Bancorp, Inc. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, BBCN Bancorp, Inc.'s (BBCN) Board of Directors declared a
quarterly cash dividend of c.$0.08 per common share for Q3 2013. According to
the Company, the dividend will be payable on or about November 15, 2013, to
all stockholders of record as of November 1, 2013. In a separate release
issued on October 21, 2013, the Company reported its Q3 2013 financial
results. Net income available to common stockholders for Q3 2013 was $23.6
million or $0.30 per diluted share, compared to $18.4 million or $0.24 per
diluted share in Q3 2012. The Full Research Report on BBCN 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/3600_BBCN]

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