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Recent Analysis Shows Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, FirstEnergy, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Alaska Air Group, Fortune Brands Home & Security, and Baxter International Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth

August 8, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE), FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS), and Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

Complimentary Access: Research Reports

Full copies of recently published reports are available to readers at the links below.

WRE DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=WRE FE DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FE ALXN DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ALXN ALK DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ALK FBHS DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FBHS BAX DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=BAX

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE), FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS), and Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) on a fundamental level and outlines the overall demand for their products and services in addition to an in-depth review of the business strategy, management discussion, and overall direction going forward. Several excerpts from the recently released reports are available to today’s readers below.

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Important Notice: the following excerpts are not designed to be standalone summaries and as such, important information may be missing from these samples. Please download the entire research report, free of charge, to ensure you are reading all relevant material information. All information in this release was accessed August 6th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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WASHINGTON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (WRE) REPORT OVERVIEW

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust reported revenue of $86.61MM vs $83.46MM (up 3.77%) and basic earnings per share $0.14 vs $0.10 (up 40.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust reported revenue of $325.08MM vs $313.26MM (up 3.77%) and basic earnings per share $0.25 vs $1.65 (down 84.85%). Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is expected to report earnings on October 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.46. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.88 and is expected to report on February 21st, 2019.

To read the full Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=WRE

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FIRSTENERGY CORPORATION (FE) REPORT OVERVIEW

FirstEnergy’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, FirstEnergy reported revenue of $2,704.00MM vs $2,624.00MM (up 3.05%) and basic earnings per share $0.28 vs $0.39 (down 28.21%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, FirstEnergy reported revenue of $14,017.00MM vs $14,562.00MM (down 3.74%) and basic earnings per share -$3.88 vs -$14.49. FirstEnergy is expected to report earnings on October 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.97. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.51 and is expected to report on February 19th, 2019.

To read the full FirstEnergy Corporation (FE) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FE

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ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (ALXN) REPORT OVERVIEW

Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, Alexion Pharmaceuticals reported revenue of $1,045.00MM vs $912.70MM (up 14.50%) and basic earnings per share -$2.05 vs $0.74. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Alexion Pharmaceuticals reported revenue of $3,551.10MM vs $3,084.10MM (up 15.14%) and basic earnings per share $1.98 vs $1.78 (up 11.24%). Alexion Pharmaceuticals is expected to report earnings on October 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.28. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $8.20 and is expected to report on February 14th, 2019.

To read the full Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ALXN

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ALASKA AIR GROUP, INC. (ALK) REPORT OVERVIEW

Alaska Air Group’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Alaska Air Group reported revenue of $1,832.00MM vs $1,740.00MM (up 5.29%) and basic earnings per share $0.03 vs $0.75 (down 96.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Alaska Air Group reported revenue of $7,933.00MM vs $5,931.00MM (up 33.75%) and basic earnings per share $8.39 vs $6.59 (up 27.31%). Alaska Air Group is expected to report earnings on October 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.24. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $5.96 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2019.

To read the full Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ALK

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FORTUNE BRANDS HOME & SECURITY, INC. (FBHS) REPORT OVERVIEW

Fortune Brands Home & Security’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, Fortune Brands Home & Security reported revenue of $1,429.00MM vs $1,365.40MM (up 4.66%) and basic earnings per share $0.89 vs $0.89 (unchanged). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Fortune Brands Home & Security reported revenue of $5,283.30MM vs $4,984.90MM (up 5.99%) and basic earnings per share $3.08 vs $2.68 (up 14.93%). Fortune Brands Home & Security is expected to report earnings on October 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.83. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $4.13 and is expected to report on February 7th, 2019.

To read the full Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FBHS

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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (BAX) REPORT OVERVIEW

Baxter International’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Baxter International reported revenue of $2,677.00MM vs $2,475.00MM (up 8.16%) and basic earnings per share $0.72 vs $0.50 (up 44.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Baxter International reported revenue of $10,561.00MM vs $10,163.00MM (up 3.92%) and basic earnings per share $1.32 vs $9.09 (down 85.48%). Baxter International is expected to report earnings on October 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending September 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.64. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.28 and is expected to report on February 7th, 2019.

To read the full Baxter International Inc. (BAX) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=BAX

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