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Equity News Circuit

February 14, 2013 08:15 ET

Free Research Reports on ALB, PBTH, RATE and WFR 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 - Feb 14, 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.

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) shares spiked 5 percent on twice the average daily volume Wednesday. The company's Board of Directors has approved a 20 percent increase in the company's quarterly dividend to $0.24 per share.

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PROLOR Biotech Inc. (NYSE: PBTH) shares gained 3 percent on more than double the average daily volume Wednesday. The company announced that its longer-acting version of human growth hormone has received orphan drug designation in Europe.

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Bankrate Inc. (NYSE: RATE) shares plunged over 17 percent on nearly 5 million shares traded Wednesday. The company reported net income in the fourth quarter declined to $0.3 million, compared to a net income of $14 million a year ago.

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MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR) shares spiked 5 percent on nearly 8 million shares traded Wednesday after reporting results for the fourth quarter that topped expectations. The company reported a net loss of $11.8 million in the fourth quarter, compared to a net loss of $1.48 billion a year ago.

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