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Technical Updates, Court Ruling, Upcoming Event, and New Campaign - Research Reports on JCPenney, Restoration Hardware, FedEx, Tyco International and Gap

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NEW YORK, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RH), FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) and The Gap, Inc. (NYSE: GPS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6144-100free.

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Research Reports
On August 28, 2014, the stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney) fell 3.13% to end the trading session at $10.85. The Street reported that the shares of the Company declined after it was downgraded by BTIG LLC from "buy" to "neutral". After opening at $10.97, the stock oscillated in the range of $10.70 - $10.98, with a total of 20.62 million shares changing hands. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 index which ended the session at 0.17% lower at 1,996.74. The full research reports on JCPenney are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/Sep-02-2014/JCP/report.pdf

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Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. Research Reports
On August 28, 2014, Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.'s (Restoration Hardware) shares ended the day's trading session at $84.55, down 3.56% from its previous day's closing price of $87.67. The Street reported that the Company's stock witnessed decline after another home goods retailer Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s Q3 FY 2014 earnings outlook didn't meet the consensus forecast. Restoration Hardware's stock opened the trading session at $84.85 and fluctuated between $81.48 and $85.72, with a total of 2.58 million shares changing hands. The full research reports on Restoration Hardware are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/Sep-02-2014/RH/report.pdf

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FedEx Corporation Research Reports
On August 27, 2014, FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (FedEx), reported that a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed rulings by the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in three class action cases that involved mostly FedEx Ground's former independent contractors. The court held that independent contractors working in California from 2000-2007 and Oregon from 1999-2009 were FedEx Ground employees. FedEx Ground stated that the model reviewed by the court is no longer operational, and since 2011, it has only contracted with incorporated businesses, which consider their drivers as their employees. FedEx Ground added that it will seek review of these decisions, along with review by the entire Ninth Circuit. FedEx Ground Senior Vice President and General Counsel said, "We fundamentally disagree with these rulings, which run counter to more than 100 state and federal findings - including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit - upholding our contractual relationships with thousands of independent businesses." The full research reports on FedEx are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/Sep-02-2014/FDX/report.pdf

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Tyco International Ltd. Research Reports
As per the Events Calendar of Tyco International Ltd. (Tyco International), the Company is scheduled to host a Special General Meeting of Shareholders on September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. ET. A webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Company website. The full research reports on Tyco International are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/Sep-02-2014/TYC/report.pdf

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The Gap, Inc. Research Reports
On August 28, 2014, The Gap, Inc. (Gap) reported that as part of its Global 'Dress Normal' Campaign, it launched a series of films which will be aired that on TV, in cinema, in stores and online. The films are created by director David Fincher and are shot in black and white. The commercials are named Kiss, Drive, Golf and Stairs and use taglines such as 'dress like no one's watching' and 'simple clothes for you to complicate'. The films will be launched in the US and UK in first week of September, combined with a print campaign that features exclusive photography stills of celebrities who are known for their own art of dressing normal. Seth Farbman, Gap Global Chief Marketing Officer said, "We want these films to get people talking. Each one features a confident woman at the center and tells a story of how liberating it is when you are being your most authentic self. We believe everyone who watches them will identify with one or more of the characters." The full research reports on Gap are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/Sep-02-2014/GPS/report.pdf

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