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Equity News Circuit

May 21, 2013 08:45 ET

Free Research Reports on HERO, IQNT, LDK and XNPT 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 21, 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.

Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) shares spiked 8.2 percent on volume on nearly 3.0 million shares traded Monday. The company announced an agreement for the sale of eleven inland barge rigs, 3 of them are currently active, for approximately $45.0 million. Hercules also announced a separate sale of their Hercules 27 rig for $5 million.

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Neutral Tandem Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) shares spiked over 4.2 percent on volume of over 1.1 million shares traded Monday. The company announced its intention to declare a special dividend of $1.25 per share and that it plans to initiate a quarterly dividend of $0.0625 per common share.

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LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) shares surged over 20.0 percent on volume of nearly 8.5 million shares traded Monday. Shares of Chinese solar companies were boosted Monday by strong quarterly results from JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. JA Solar's revenues in the quarter posted its first year-over-year increase since June 2011.

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XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) declined nearly 17.0 percent on volume of over 3.0 million shares traded Monday. The company reported results from a Phase 3 clinical trial of arbaclofen placarbil, its multiple sclerosis treatment, failed to provide a statistically significant improvement over patients taking a placebo.

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