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Equity News Circuit

April 15, 2013 08:45 ET

Free Research Reports on ABAX, ASH, ELY and HTS Issued by the Bedford Report

Note to Editors: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by the Equity News Circuit

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2013) - The Bedford Report has released new equity reports today. As a leading provider of free in depth reports and timely market updates, Bedford is an essential resource for hundreds of thousands of investors across the country.

Abaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAX) shares declined 5.12 percent on more than double the average daily volume Friday to close at $45.80. Stiefel analysts have recently downgraded the company's rating to "hold" from "buy" as they believe stocking-order benefits may begin to subside.

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Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) shares surged 9.93 percent on volume of nearly 6.0 million shares traded to close at $86.66. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jana Partners LLC has 7.4 percent stake in the company.

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Callaway Golf Co. (NYSE: ELY) shares declined 6.0 percent on volume of nearly 2.5 million shares traded to close at $6.58. Raymond James analysts have recently downgraded the company's rating to "market perform" from "strong buy" largely due to a "sudden and significant devaluation of the Japanese yen." Japan sales account for approximately 19 percent of the company's revenues.

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Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE: HTS) shares have gained approximately 11.5 percent year-to-date. The company currently offers investors a quarterly dividend of $0.70 a share, $2.80 a share annually, for a dividend yield of roughly 10.1 percent.

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