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Equity News Circuit

April 24, 2013 08:20 ET

Free Research Reports on ACI, COH, MET and RAI Issued by the Paragon Report

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

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2013) - The Paragon 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.

Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) shares dropped 5.1 percent on more than double the average daily volume Tuesday. The coal producer reported a loss of $70.0 million or $0.33 per share, for the first quarter of 2013, compared with a profit of $1.2 million or $0.01 per share, in the year ago quarter. Shares of Arch Coal have fallen approximately 36 percent year-to-date.

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Coach, Inc. (NYSE: COH) shares surged 10.3 percent on more than three times the average daily volume Tuesday. The company reported sales of $1.19 billion for the fiscal third quarter, an increase of 7 percent when compared to sales of $1.11 billion in the year ago quarter. Also, Coach's Board of Directors has authorized a $0.15 increase to its annual dividend.

Find out more about Coach including full access to the free equity report at: www.ParagonReport.com/COH

Metlife Inc. (NYSE: MET) shares spiked approximately 6.0 percent Tuesday after announcing its first dividend increase since 2007. The company has decided to raise its quarterly dividend from $0.185 to $0.275, for a dividend yield of roughly 2.9 percent. Shares of Metlife have gained roughly 15 percent year-to-date.

Find out more about Metlife including full access to the free equity report at: www.ParagonReport.com/MET

Reynolds American, Inc. (NYSE: RAI) shares hit a low of $44.55 a share Tuesday after releasing results for the first quarter of 2013. Despite posting an 88 percent rise in first quarter net income, shares of the company slumped as cigarette volumes declined approximately 6.2 percent in the quarter.

Find out more about Reynolds American including full access to the free equity report at: www.ParagonReport.com/RAI

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