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Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Manulife Financial, Fidelity National Financial, Heritage-Crystal Clean, Ericsson, Ascendis Pharma A/S, and Astec Industries — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments

March 7, 2019

NEW YORK, March 07, 2019 (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 Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:ASND), and Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE), 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.

MFC DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MFC FNF DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FNF HCCI DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=HCCI ERIC DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ERIC ASND DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ASND ASTE DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ASTE

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:ASND), and Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) 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 March 5th, 2019. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP (MFC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Manulife Financial’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Manulife Financial reported revenue of $6,397.48MM vs $12,890.43MM (down 50.37%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.21 vs -$0.64. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Manulife Financial reported revenue of $30,066.90MM vs $44,990.36MM (down 33.17%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.81 vs $0.76 (up 138.80%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on May 1st, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.50. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.33 and is expected to report on February 12th, 2020.

To read the full Manulife Financial Corp (MFC) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MFC

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FIDELITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL, INC. (FNF) REPORT OVERVIEW

Fidelity National Financial’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Fidelity National Financial reported revenue of $1,693.00MM vs $1,975.00MM (down 14.28%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.16 vs $0.71 (down 77.46%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Fidelity National Financial reported revenue of $7,594.00MM vs $7,663.00MM (down 0.90%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $2.30 vs $2.29 (up 0.44%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on May 1st, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.42. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.13 and is expected to report on February 12th, 2020.

To read the full Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FNF

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HERITAGE-CRYSTAL CLEAN, INC. (HCCI) REPORT OVERVIEW

Heritage-Crystal Clean’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Heritage-Crystal Clean reported revenue of $99.67MM vs $83.33MM (up 19.61%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.28 vs $0.21 (up 33.33%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Heritage-Crystal Clean reported revenue of $365.96MM vs $347.63MM (up 5.27%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.24 vs $0.26 (up 376.92%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on May 1st, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was -$0.01. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.35 and is expected to report on March 3rd, 2020.

To read the full Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=HCCI

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ERICSSON (ERIC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Ericsson’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Ericsson reported revenue of $6,015.96MM vs $5,878.91MM (up 2.33%) and basic earnings per share $0.09 vs -$0.17. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Ericsson reported revenue of $24,267.45MM vs $23,612.84MM (up 2.77%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.23 vs -$1.26. Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 19th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.01. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.40 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2020.

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

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ASCENDIS PHARMA A/S (ASND) REPORT OVERVIEW

Ascendis Pharma A/S’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Ascendis Pharma A/S reported revenue of $0.02MM vs $0.51MM (down 95.43%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.94 vs -$1.22. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Ascendis Pharma A/S reported revenue of $1.73MM vs $5.10MM (down 66.07%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$4.16 vs -$2.86. Analysts expect earnings to be released on March 27th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was -$1.08. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is -$3.56 and is expected to report on March 27th, 2019.

To read the full Ascendis Pharma A/S (ASND) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ASND

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ASTEC INDUSTRIES, INC. (ASTE) REPORT OVERVIEW

Astec Industries’ Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Astec Industries reported revenue of $256.61MM vs $252.05MM (up 1.81%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.31 vs -$0.12. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Astec Industries reported revenue of $1,184.74MM vs $1,147.43MM (up 3.25%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.64 vs $2.40 (down 31.67%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 23rd, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.87. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.67 and is expected to report on March 6th, 2020.

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

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