Completed Purchases, Ratings Upgrade, Results Presentation, Dividend Declaration, and Conference Participation - Research Report

     Completed Purchases, Ratings Upgrade, Results Presentation, Dividend
   Declaration, and Conference Participation - Research Report on NHI, HTA,
                  AmerisourceBergen, Questcor, and Thoratec

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NEW YORK, December 31, 2013

NEW YORK, December 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting National
Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI), Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:
HTA), AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC), Questcor Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR), and Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR). Today's readers
may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets,
industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

National Health Investors, Inc. Research Report

On December 23, 2013, National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) announced the
completion of its previously announced purchase of 25 independent living
facilities from Holliday Acquisition Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Holiday
Retirement. NHI reported that the purchase price was $491 million plus
transaction costs. NHI informed that the facilities will continue to be
operated by affiliates of Holiday Retirement, pursuant to a new 17-year master
lease. "The acquisition of these 25 independent living communities provides
substantial geographic, asset class and operator diversification on a very
accretive basis. We were able to conservatively fund the acquisition with
strong execution on the equity offering and better-than-expected pricing on
our new term loan tranche. These transactions will be instrumental in
supporting our growth in 2014," said Justin Hutchens, CEO and President of
NHI. The Full Research Report on National Health Investors, 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/9fd4_NHI

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Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Research Report

On December 19, 2013, Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) announced that
Moody's Investors Services (Moody's) has upgraded the Company's investment
grade credit rating to Baa2, with a stable outlook. The Company reported that
Moody's ratings upgrade was based on HTA's high quality on-campus medical
office building portfolio, low leverage profile, and successful execution of
its recent growth strategy. The Full Research Report on Healthcare Trust of
America, 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/1100_HTA

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation Research Report

On December 20, 2013, AmerisourceBergen Corporation (AmerisourceBergen)
announced that it will release its Q1 2014 results on January 23, 2014, before
the opening of trading on the NYSE. The Company informed that it will host a
conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET, on the same day, to discuss the results. The
Full Research Report on AmerisourceBergen 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/29fb_ABC

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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Questcor) announced that
its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per
share, or $1.20 per share on an annual basis. The dividend is payable on or
about January 24, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on
January 17, 2014. In addition, the Company also announced that it has made
open market share purchases during Q4 2013 of approximately 0.5 million shares
of Questcor common stock through December 10, 2013. Questcor informed that the
shares were purchased at an average price of $57.21 per share. The Full
Research Report on Questcor Pharmaceuticals, 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/a415_QCOR

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Thoratec Corporation Research Report

On December 19, 2013, Thoratec Corporation (Thoratec) announced participation
in the 32^nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 13, 2014. The
Company reported that Gary F. Burbach, President and CEO of Thoratec, is
scheduled to provide an update on the Company at 8:00 a.m. PST / 11:00 a.m.
EST. The Full Research Report on Thoratec 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/1bee_THOR

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