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Equity News Circuit

February 14, 2013 08:15 ET

Free Research Reports on GRPN, PES, LO and WLP 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.

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) shares surged 6 percent on nearly 20 million shares traded Wednesday. Sterne Agee analysts have upgraded the company to a "buy" rating and set a price target of $9. Groupon is scheduled to release results for the fourth quarter on February 27th.

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Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE: PES) shares gained over 14 percent on nearly five times the average daily volume Wednesday. The company reported a net income of $3.6 million in the fourth quarter, compared to a net income of $2.6 million in the previous quarter.

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Lorillard Inc. (NYSE: LO) shares spiked 4.4 percent after reporting net sales in the fourth quarter increased 5.3% year-over-year to $1.704 billion. The company's Board of Directors has also raised its quarterly dividend 6.5 percent to $0.55 per share.

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WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) shares declined 4.6 percent on nearly double the average daily volume Wednesday. The company has elected Joseph Swedish as the company's new chief executive officer, effective March 25, 2013.

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