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Equity News Circuit

May 30, 2013 08:20 ET

Free Research Reports on AMGN, C, MON and SFD 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 - May 30, 2013) - The Paragon Report has released new equity reports today. As a leading provider of free in depth reports and timely market updates, Paragon is an essential resource for hundreds of thousands of investors across the country.

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) shares traded in the range of $104.15 to $105.95 Wednesday on volume of over 2.0 million shares traded. The company announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. to develop and sell Amgen's medicines in Japan. Shares of Amgen have gained over 21 percent year-to-date.

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Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) shares have gained approximately 32 percent year-to-date. On Wednesday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. reported U.S. banks posted a profit of $40.3 billion for the first quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly profit ever and a 15.8 percent increase year-over-year.

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Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) shares traded in the range of $103.34 to $105.86 Wednesday. The company has raised its projections for adjusted fiscal 2013 profit to a range of $4.50 to $4.55 per share, up from previous estimates of $4.40 to $4.50 per share. Shares of Monsanto have gained approximately 11 percent year-to-date.

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Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) shares surged nearly 30 percent on volume of over 67.0 million shares traded Wednesday. Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. has agreed to purchase the company for approximately $4.72 billion, or $34 a share, which is a 31 percent premium to Tuesday's closing price.

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