Companies in the Financial Sector Come up with Quarterly Results and Corporate Announcements - Research Report on PartnerRe,

Companies in the Financial Sector Come up with Quarterly Results and Corporate
    Announcements - Research Report on PartnerRe, Jones Lang LaSalle, CNO
             Financial Group, Xoom, and First Financial Holdings

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NEW YORK, November 1, 2013

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

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting PartnerRe
Ltd. (NYSE: PRE), Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (NYSE: JLL), CNO Financial Group,
Inc. (NYSE: CNO), Xoom Corporation (NASDAQ: XOOM), and First Financial
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCBT). Today's readers may access these reports free
of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

PartnerRe Ltd. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, PartnerRe Ltd. (PartnerRe) released its Q3 2013 financial
results. Total revenues were down by 4.1% YoY to $1.6 billion during the
quarter. Net income attributable to PartnerRe common shareholders for Q3 2013
was $319.2 million or $5.84 per diluted share, compared to $417.3 million or
$7.53 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Costas
Miranthis, President and CEO of PartnerRe, stated, "We are encouraged by these
strong results in the current economic reinsurance pricing environment.
Against a backdrop of improved underlying primary pricing, reinsurance remains
a competitive market. The market dynamics are similar to what we experienced
in prior quarters but our teams have demonstrated that we can leverage the
strength of our worldwide franchise to identify attractive business
opportunities in all lines, and particularly in diversifying lines, where we
have had the most success." The Full Research Report on PartnerRe Ltd. -
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/dd59_PRE]

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Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (Jones Lang LaSalle) released its
Q3 2013 financial results. The Company's reported revenues were up by 16.6%
YoY to $1.1 billion during the quarter. Net income attributable to common
shareholders for the quarter was $62.9 million or $1.39 per diluted share in
Q3 2013, compared to $49.5 million or $1.10 per diluted share in Q3 2012.
According to Colin Dyer, President and CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle, "Our solid
third-quarter results show significant revenue growth and increasing
profitability across our operations. In the fourth quarter, traditionally the
most profitable of the year, we will continue to improve margins, take market
share and invest in the long-term strength of the business." The Full Research
Report on Jones Lang LaSalle 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/85b9_JLL]

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CNO Financial Group, Inc. Research Report

On October 29, 2013, CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO Financial Group) announced
that the Company is teaming up with the Indiana Pacers during the 2013-2014
basketball season to raise money to help build better communities in central
Indiana. According to the Company, for every three-point shot scored by an
Indiana Pacers player at Bankers Life Fieldhouse during the regular season,
CNO Financial group will donate $50 to the Pacers Foundation. Commenting on
the release, Ed Bonach, CEO of CNO Financial Group stated, "Whether it's
making a financial contribution or volunteering our time, investing in our
communities is at the heart of CNO Financial Group's culture. By partnering
with the Pacers, we hope to raise much needed dollars to help the Pacers
Foundation fund community programs aimed at furthering their youth-focused
mission." The Full Research Report on CNO 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/45cf_CNO]

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Xoom Corporation Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Xoom Corporation (Xoom) released its financial results
for Q3 2013. The Company's revenues were up by 62.2% YoY to $32.3 million
during the quarter. Net income was $1.2 million or $0.03 per diluted share in
Q3 2013, compared to net loss of $2.3 million or $0.45 per diluted share in Q3
2012. Commenting on the release, John Kunze, President and CEO of Xoom stated,
"The quarter's strong performance across all corridors illustrates the demand
for Xoom's digital remittance solution. We are pleased that consumers continue
to choose Xoom as their preferred money transfer solution." The Full Research
Report on Xoom 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/d20d_XOOM]

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First Financial Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On October 29, 2013, First Financial Holdings, Inc. (First Financial
Holdings), formerly known as SCBT Financial Corp., released its Q3 2013
financial results. On a GAAP basis, the Company's net income available to
common shareholders for Q3 2013 was $11.5 million or $0.52 per diluted common
share, compared to $9.1 million or $0.60 per diluted common share in Q3 2012.
Additionally, the Company stated that its Board of Directors has declared a
quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share payable on its common stock payable
on November 22, 2013, to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2013. The
Full Research Report on First Financial Holdings, 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/fd52_SCBT]

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