Recognition, Financial Results, Conference Presentation Schedule, Cash Tender Offers, and Stock Price Update - Analyst Notes on

Recognition, Financial Results, Conference Presentation Schedule, Cash Tender
   Offers, and Stock Price Update - Analyst Notes on Whirlpool, Skullcandy,
                  iRobot, Pitney Bowes, and VeriFone Systems

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NEW YORK, March 12, 2014

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Whirlpool Corp.
(NYSE: WHR), Skullcandy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKUL), iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:
IRBT), Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), and VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY).
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Whirlpool Corp. Analyst Notes

On February 28, 2014, Whirlpool Corp. (Whirlpool) reported that it has once
again been honored as one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired
Companies. The Company informed that it has received the fourth consecutive
award in the Home Equipment, Furnishings industry category. Jeff M. Fettig,
Chairman and CEO of Whirlpool said, "It is an honor to once again be named to
Fortune Magazine's annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies. For more
than 100 years, Whirlpool Corporation has built a foundation for growth
through forward-thinking products from exceptional brands, disciplined
operating processes and talented employees. Our constant mindset of innovation
that matters allows us to continue bringing the very best in home solutions to
consumers around the world. We're proud to have held strong, positive scores
on the list this year, particularly in social responsibility and innovation
and we're committed to continued success in 2014." The full analyst notes on
Whirlpool Corp. are available to download free of charge at:


Skullcandy, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Skullcandy, Inc. (Skullcandy) reported its financial results
for Q4 2013 and full-year 2013. The Company's net sales were $72.2 million for
Q4 2013, down 28.4% YoY, while gross margin was 43.5%. Skullcandy's net income
attributable to the Company was $3.6 million or $0.13 per diluted share for Q4
2013, compared to $11.5 million or $0.41 per diluted share in Q4 2012. For
full-year 2013, net loss attributable to Skullcandy was $3.0 million or $0.11
loss per diluted share, compared to net income attributable to Skullcandy of
$25.9 million or $0.92 per diluted share in full-year 2012. Hoby Darling,
President and CEO of Skullcandy, commented, "2013 was a year of tremendous
positive change geared toward executing our turnaround strategy. The year was
capped off by a strong fourth quarter performance focused on reinforcing our
brand ethos and positioned the business for long-term success. The great work
the team has done establishing a new direction for the Company speaks volumes
about our people and our culture and the foundation we are building. With our
five key growth pillars established and a clear understanding of our consumer,
where we will innovate and focus, and a segmented distribution strategy, it is
now about executing. We are confident we can achieve our vision of being a
global audio leader while delivering profitable growth, increased shareholder
value and living by our core values." The full analyst notes on Skullcandy,
Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


iRobot Corporation Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, iRobot Corporation (iRobot) reported that Alison Dean, the
Company's Executive Vice President and CFO, will take part at the Sidoti &
Company, LLC's Emerging Growth Research Institutional Investor Forum, to be
held in New York. According to the Company, Dean will present iRobot's
achievements and financial outlook at the conference on Tuesday, March 18,
2014 at 9:20 a.m. ET. The full analyst notes on iRobot Corporation are
available to download free of charge at:


Pitney Bowes Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, Pitney Bowes Inc. (Pitney Bowes) announced that it has
increased the maximum amount in respect of its previously announced cash
tender offer for its 5.250% Notes due 2037, 5.750% Notes due 2017, 4.750%
Notes due 2016, 4.750% Notes due 2018 and 5.600% Notes due 2018, from a
combined aggregate principal amount of $350 million to $500 million. According
to the Company, all other terms of the cash Tender Offer, as formerly
declared, remained unchanged. The Company stated that it will utilize net
proceeds from the Notes Offering, along with cash on hand, to finance the
purchase of the Notes validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) and
accepted for purchase in accordance with the Tender Offer, and to settle all
fees and expenses in connection therewith. The full analyst notes on Pitney
Bowes Inc. are available to download free of charge at:


VeriFone Systems, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, VeriFone Systems, Inc.'s (VeriFone Systems) stock declined
1.86%, ending the day at $29.50. Over the previous five trading sessions,
shares of VeriFone Systems increased 1.90%, compared to the Dow Jones
Industrial Average Index which increased 0.80% during the same period. The
full analyst notes on VeriFone Systems, Inc. are available to download free of
charge at:


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