Announcements, Recognitions, Financial Results, and Schedules by Financial Companies - Research Report on Principal Financial,

  Announcements, Recognitions, Financial Results, and Schedules by Financial
  Companies - Research Report on Principal Financial, Legg Mason, Broadridge
              Financial, World Acceptance, and Financial Engines

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NEW YORK, November 1, 2013

NEW YORK, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Principal
Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: PFG), Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM), Broadridge
Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE: BR), World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ: WRLD),
and Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNGN). Today's readers may access these
reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and
analyst ratings - via the links below.

Principal Financial Group Inc. Research Report

On October 29, 2013, Principal Financial Group Inc. (Principal Financial
Group) announced that Larry Zimpleman, Chairman, President, and CEO of the
Company, received the 2013 Lillywhite Award at the Pensions & Investments West
Coast Defined Contribution Conference in San Francisco. According to the
Company, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) sponsors the award
which recognizes outstanding lifetime contributions to Americans' economic
security. Additionally, EBRI President and CEO, Dallas Salisbury, presented
the award, and commented, "Larry's contributions to America's retirement
prospects extend through the tens of millions of participants served by The
Principal^® during his career, as well as his leadership in a wide variety of
professional and academic organizations over the years. He is a long-standing
champion of savings and financial literacy, who continues to lead both his
company and this industry by his example." The Full Research Report on
Principal Financial 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/80cd_PFG]

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Legg Mason Inc. Research Report

On October 25, 2013, Legg Mason Inc. (Legg Mason) released its Q2 FY 2014
financial results (period ended September 30, 2013). Net income attributable
to the Company for Q2 FY 2014 was $86.3 million or $0.70 per diluted share
during the quarter, compared to $80.8 million or $0.60 per diluted share in Q2
FY 2013. Commenting on the results, Joseph A. Sullivan, President and CEO of
Legg Mason, stated, "This quarter, we generated solid operating results and
better than expected earnings growth while we continued to strengthen our
business and position the firm for improved earnings leverage. This
performance builds upon our progress in enhancing Legg Mason's position as an
industry leader. We will continue to focus on improving productivity,
penetration and market share in our global retail distribution platform,
capitalizing on additional product development and investment extension
opportunities, and supporting the expansion of institutional distribution
capabilities at our affiliates." The Full Research Report on Legg Mason 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/0d5b_LM]

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Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, Access Data Corp. (Access Data), a Broadridge Financial
Solutions Inc. (Broadridge Financial Solutions) company, announced that
several asset management firms including OppenheimerFunds have selected its
Premium Reporting offering available through the Schwab Asset Intelligence
(SAI) portal as demand for market intelligence and data transparency rises.
Commenting on the release, Dan Cwenar, President of Access Data at Broadridge,
stated, "With Premium Reporting, we go beyond standard data delivery to
provide intelligence that fund firms can use to identify opportunities to grow
their assets under management. This information is invaluable when setting
sales and marketing strategies, ultimately helping OppenheimerFunds and our
mutual fund clients of all sizes target the right firms and offer the right
products, at the right time - and this is all made possible by our SaaS
delivery model." The Full Research Report on Broadridge Financial Solutions
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/f133_BR]

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World Acceptance Corp. Research Report

On October 24, 2013, World Acceptance Corp. (World Acceptance) released its Q2
FY 2014 financial results (period ended September 30, 2013). Total revenues
were up by 7.6% YoY to $150.0 million during the quarter. Net income was $21.6
million or $1.80 per diluted share in Q2 FY 2014, compared to net income of
$22.9 million or $1.72 per diluted share in Q2 FY 2013. Commenting on the
results, Sandy McLean, CEO of the Company, stated, "The Company's growth in
earnings per share has benefitted from our ongoing share repurchase program
during the current fiscal year. We continue to use our excellent cash flow and
strong financial position to fund our loan growth while repurchasing shares.
In the first six months of fiscal 2014, the Company has repurchased
approximately 733,000 shares for $65.1 million. Combined with the 2.6 million
shares repurchased during fiscal 2013, the Company has reduced its weighted
average diluted shares outstanding by 10.6% when comparing the two six-month
periods." The Full Research Report on World Acceptance 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/a10d_WRLD]

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Financial Engines, Inc. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Financial Engines, Inc. (Financial Engines) announced
that it will host a conference call to discuss Q3 2013 financial results on
November 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET. According to the Company, the call will be
hosted by Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO and Ray Sims, CFO. Additionally, a press
release on the Company's Q3 2013 results information will be issued on the
same day, after the market closes. The Full Research Report on Financial
Engines, 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/97e6_FNGN]

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