NEW YORK, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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ACIW Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=ACI%20Worldwide&d=03-Mar-2015&s=ACIW ),
ATVI Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Activision%20Blizzard&d=03-Mar-2015&s=ATVI ).
Analyst Update: Collaborations, Milestone Celebrations, Upcoming Events, Quarterly Results, and New Products
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
The U.S. indices closed at record highs on Monday with Nasdaq Composite closing above 5,000 - a level not reached since 2000 - as tech stocks were boosted by deals in the sector. The tech-heavy index added 44.57 points, or 0.9%, to close at 5,008.10. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 added 12.89 points, or 0.6%, to reach its record high of 2,117.39. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also jumped 155.93 points, or 0.9%, to 18,288.63, making its fourth record-high close this year. The markets moved up despite economic reports pointing to a slowdown in manufacturing activity as well as consumer spending. European equities slipped amid concerns over the economic future of Greece. The Stoxx Europe 600 ended the day 0.2% lower, slipping off a near seven-year high. Asian stocks ended higher after China cut its benchmark lending and deposit rates on Saturday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.3%, and the Shanghai Composite was up 1%.
ANSYS, Inc. (ANSYS) announced its collaboration with Cornell University's College of Engineering to train future engineers across the world, in an effort to make them proficient in engineering simulation solutions.
Adobe Systems Incorporated's (Adobe) imaging software Adobe Photoshop completed 25 years on February 19, 2015. Adobe is celebrating this Photoshop milestone by showcasing 25 of the most creative visual artists under 25 who use Photoshop.
2U, Inc. (2U), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities, will be participating in the Pacific Crest 10th Annual Emerging Technology Summit to be held from March 3 to March 4, 2015.
ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACI Worldwide) announced its full-year 2014 financial results. Revenue increased 17% YoY to $1.016 billion while net income stood at $68 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared to net income of $64 million, or $0.53 per diluted share in 2013.
Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s (Activision Blizzard) subsidiary, Activision Publishing, has introduced new products from partners General Mills and Crayola® that will bring new Skylanders® experiences to fans. General Mills brings the fan-favorite Skylanders Skystones game to select Big G cereal boxes, marking Activision's first entry into the cereal category.
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