New Products, Financial Results, and Divestitures - Research Report on Google, Cognizant, ADI, Salesforce.com, and Accenture Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, November 8, 2013 NEW YORK, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: CTSH), Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRM), and Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. Google Inc. Research Report On November 5, 2013, Bloomberg reported that Google Inc. (Google) is beginning Helpouts, a live video service for users seeking advice from experts on any topic. Bloomberg report also included a statement from Udi Manber, Vice President of Engineering at Google, stating that using Helpouts, web surfers can search for experts in eight categories, including cooking and home and garden, then pay for a live interactive video session. The Bloomberg report added that in order to entice users, Google is offering a money-back guarantee for Helpouts from its more than 1,000 individuals and businesses providing lessons, including Weight Watchers International (WTW) and Rosetta Stone Inc. (RST). The Full Research Report on Google 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/cec2_GOOG] -- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Research Report On November 5, 2013, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (Cognizant) announced its Q3 2013 financial results. The Company's revenues increased 21.9% YoY to $2.3 billion in Q3 2013. Net income was $319.6 million or $1.05 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $276.9 million or $0.91 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Francisco D'Souza, CEO of Cognizant, said, "We delivered yet another quarter of industry-leading growth that was broad-based across our portfolio of industries, services and geographies. The sheer velocity of change in the industries we serve is driving the C-suite to challenge the status quo and rethink their business models to be relevant for the future. Our investments across multiple horizons of growth position us well to deliver differentiated value as we partner with clients in this journey." The Full Research Report on Cognizant Technology Solutions 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/b58c_CTSH] -- Analog Devices, Inc. Research Report On November 1, 2013, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced that the Company has completed its sale of the assets of its microphone product line to InvenSense, Inc. (InvenSense). According to ADI, it has received a total cash consideration of $100 million, which includes the purchase price for the acquired assets related to analog and digital output microphones, as well as certain support operations. The Company added that this divestiture allows it to focus on high performance inertial sensors to serve the high growth opportunities in automotive, industrial, and healthcare applications. ADI informed that it will record a one-time gain in Q4 FY 2013 related to the transaction, and additional amounts will be payable to the Company over the next twelve months upon the achievement of certain revenue milestones by InvenSense from microphone sales. The Full Research Report on Analog Devices, 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/8dd1_ADI] -- Salesforce.com, Inc. Research Report On November 5, 2013, Salesforce.com, Inc. (Salesforce.com) announced that its Q3 FY 2014 results will be released on November 18, 2013, after the close of the market. The Company further reported that it will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss its financial results with the investment community. Salesforce.com added that a live web broadcast will be available on the Company's Investor Relations website. The Full Research Report on Salesforce.com, 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/a03f_CRM] -- Accenture plc Research Report On November 5, 2013, Accenture plc (Accenture) announced that it has signed an agreement with Astellas Pharma Inc. (Astellas) to provide business process outsourcing (BPO) services for multiple business functions. Accenture reported that under the agreement, the Company will deliver these services from Astellas' domestic facilities in Japan and from Accenture's Global Delivery Network center in Dalian, China. Atsushi Egawa, Accenture Senior Managing Director of Products, Japan, said, "We are very pleased that we will be able to assist in Astellas' future growth with this new BPO agreement. The BPO services provided by Accenture will help enable Astellas' operational improvement plans to be implemented objectively and quickly." Accenture will provide the services to Astellas' business units in Japan, with the transition and cutover of these services to begin in 2014 and all services are scheduled to be launched in late 2014. The Full Research Report on Accenture plc - 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/c6f0_ACN] ---- EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2.Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Ananya Ghosh, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. 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New Products, Financial Results, and Divestitures - Research Report on Google, Cognizant, ADI, Salesforce.com, and Accenture
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