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Equity News Circuit

March 25, 2013 08:15 ET

Free Research Reports on AKS, DRYS, ODFL and PEP Issued by the Bedford Report

Note to Editors: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by the EQUITY NEWS CIRCUIT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 25, 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.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) shares declined 4.61 percent on volume of over 10 million shares traded Friday to close at $3.31 share. The company announced shipments for the first quarter of 2013 are expected to be approximately 1,275,000 to 1,300,000 tons, compared to shipments of 1,406,100 tons in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) shares spiked 5.10 percent on volume of nearly 4 million shares traded Friday to close at $10.09 a share. The Baltic Dry Index, which measures the costs to ship dry-bulk commodities such as grain, coal and iron ore, surged to 875 points earlier this month, the highest rating of 2013.

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Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ: ODFL) shares spiked 5.32 on nearly double the average daily volume Friday to close at $38.24 a share. The company raised its expectations for first quarter tonnage growth to of 4.5 percent to 5.0 percent, compared to its previous guidance of 4.0 percent to 4.5 percent.

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PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) shares gained 3.27 percent on volume of over 14 million shares traded Friday to close at $78.64 a share. Shares of PepsiCo hit a new 52-week high of $79.27 a share after it was reported activist investor Nelson Peltz has taken a stake in both the company and Mondelez International, raising speculation of a potential merger.

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