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Equity News Circuit

May 29, 2013 08:15 ET

Free Research Reports on ARCP, AZN, FE and SWSH 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 - May 29, 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.

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) shares traded in the range of $16.51 to $17.70 Tuesday on volume of nearly 4.0 million shares traded. The company announced that it has purchased real estate investment trust CapLease for approximately $2.2 billion, or $8.50 a share.

Find out more about American Realty including full access to the free equity report at: www.BedfordReport.com/ARCP

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE: AZN) shares hit a new 52-week high of $53.45 Tuesday and are up approximately 12.0 percent year-to-date. The company announced it will acquire specialty drug developer, Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc., for approximately $260 million, or $12.70 a share. Omthera's initial public offering was priced at $8.00 a share last month.

Find out more about AstraZeneca including full access to the free equity report at: www.BedfordReport.com/AZN

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) shares declined nearly 7.0 percent on more than three times the average daily volume Tuesday. Credit Suisse analyst Dan Eggers has recently lowered the company's rating to "neutral" from "outperform" and has also cut its price target to $40.00 from $45.00. Shares of FirstEnergy have fallen approximately 14.5 percent in the past month.

Find out more about FirstEnergy including full access to the free equity report at: www.BedfordReport.com/FE

Swisher Hygiene, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWSH) shares traded in the range of $1.09 to $1.24 Tuesday on volume of over 1.0 million shares traded. The company reported their loss grew to $17.2 million, or $0.10 per share, for the first quarter of 2013, from a loss of $13.3 million, or $0.08 per share, in the year ago quarter.

Find out more about Swisher Hygiene including full access to the free equity report at: www.BedfordReport.com/SWSH

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