Leadership Changes, Sales Agreement, Weather Impacts, and Joint Development Agreement - Analyst Notes on Apple, Sony, Thor,

 Leadership Changes, Sales Agreement, Weather Impacts, and Joint Development
    Agreement - Analyst Notes on Apple, Sony, Thor, Quantum, and Westport

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NEW YORK, March 13, 2014

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Apple Inc.
(NASDAQ: AAPL), Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE), Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:
THO), Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), and
Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT). Private wealth members receive these
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Apple Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, Apple Inc. (Apple) announced that its Senior Vice President
and CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, will retire at the end of September 2014.
Succeeding Oppenheimer will be Luca Maestri, Apple's current Vice President of
Finance and Corporate Controller. The Company informed that Oppenheimer will
transition the CFO role to Maestri in June 2014. "Peter has served as our CFO
for the past decade as Apple's annual revenue grew from $8 billion to $171
billion and our global footprint expanded dramatically. His guidance,
leadership and expertise have been instrumental to Apple's success, not only
as our CFO but also in many areas beyond finance, as he frequently took on
additional activities to assist across the company. His contributions and
integrity as our CFO create a new benchmark for public company CFOs," said Tim
Cook, CEO of Apple. The full analyst notes on Apple Inc. are available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/AAPL/report.pdf

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Sony Corporation Analyst Notes

On March 7, 2014, Sony Corporation (Sony) announced that it has reached an
agreement to sell the NS Building and Building 4, as well as certain premises
at the Gotenyama Technology Center owned by the Company, to a Japan-based real
estate company Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo). Sony
informed that the agreed sale price is ¥16.2 billion, with expected closing of
the sale by the end of April 2014. The Company expects to realize a gain on
the sale of approximately ¥10.0 billion, to be recorded as operating income in
Q1 FY 2014 (fiscal year ending March 31, 2015). Further, Sony expects no
impact from the sale on the Company's forecast of the consolidated financial
results for full-year FY 2013 (fiscal year ending March 31, 2014). The full
analyst notes on Sony Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/SNE/report.pdf

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Thor Industries, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Thor Industries, Inc. (Thor) announced financial results for
Q2 FY 2014 (period ended January 31, 2014). In Q2 FY 2014, the Company's net
sales were $635.3 million, down 0.2% YoY. Q2 FY 2014 net income was $16.2
million, or $0.30 per diluted common share, compared to $19.9 million, or
$0.37 per diluted common share, in Q2 FY 2013. "Despite the impact of the
severe winter weather on our results in the quarter, we remain optimistic
about our markets, our long-term strategic goals and our expectations for a
year of continued growth in fiscal 2014," said Bob Martin, President and CEO
of Thor. "We are making considerable progress in establishing an appropriate
footprint to meet the growing demand for our products, including the recently
announced addition of another prime production facility to support our
motorized growth." The full analyst notes on Thor Industries, Inc. are
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/THO/report.pdf

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Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Quantum)
reported Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. In Q4 2013, the
Company's total revenues increased 126.4% YoY to $12.7 million, while
full-year 2013 total revenues increased 40.5% YoY to $31.9 million. Q4 2013
net loss attributable to stockholders was $6.0 million, or $0.34 loss per
diluted share, compared to a net loss of $6.6 million, or $0.55 loss per
diluted share, in Q4 2012. Full-year 2013 net loss attributable to
stockholders was $23.0 million, or $1.57 loss per diluted share, compared to a
net loss of $30.9 million, or $2.87 loss per diluted share, in full year 2012.
"We are at the front-end of an abundant opportunity in natural gas storage for
trucking applications and are excited to be well positioned with our advanced
compressed fuel storage technology and product portfolio, in addition to our
strong capabilities in delivering complete packaged storage solutions to the
market," said Brian Olson, President and CEO of Quantum. The full analyst
notes on Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. are available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/QTWW/report.pdf

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Westport Innovations Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 3, 2014, Westport Innovations Inc. (Westport) announced a joint
development agreement with Delphi Automotive PLC (Delphi) to commercialize
Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport HPDI) as the leading natural
gas technology platform for use in heavy-duty engine applications. Under the
agreement, the Companies will combine their intellectual property and
engineering strengths to co-develop and manufacture high-pressure natural gas
fuel injectors designed for multiple engine original equipment manufacturers
(OEMs). The full analyst notes on Westport Innovations Inc. are available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/WPRT/report.pdf

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