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Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within FutureFuel, State Bank Financial, Westamerica, Fairmount Santrol, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, and AmTrust Financial Services — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results

NEW YORK, Feb. 02, 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 FutureFuel Corp. (FF), State Bank Financial Corporation. (STBZ), Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC), Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS), and AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI), 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.

FF DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FF
STBZ DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=STBZ
WABC DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=WABC
FMSA DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FMSA
KTOS DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=KTOS
AFSI DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=AFSI

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine FutureFuel Corp. (FF), State Bank Financial Corporation. (STBZ), Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC), Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS), and AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) 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 January 31st, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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FUTUREFUEL CORP. (FF) REPORT OVERVIEW

FutureFuel's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, FutureFuel reported revenue of $77.61MM vs $69.31MM (up 11.98%) and basic earnings per share $0.08 vs $0.29 (down 72.41%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, FutureFuel reported revenue of $253.19MM vs $299.61MM (down 15.49%) and basic earnings per share $1.29 vs $1.06 (up 21.70%). FutureFuel is expected to report earnings on March 15th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017.

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

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STATE BANK FINANCIAL CORPORATION. (STBZ) REPORT OVERVIEW

State Bank Financial's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, State Bank Financial reported interest income of $47.70MM vs $40.63MM (up 17.41%) and basic earnings per share $0.37 vs $0.34 (up 8.82%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, State Bank Financial reported interest income of $165.26MM vs $158.59MM (up 4.20%) and basic earnings per share $1.29 vs $0.79 (up 63.29%). State Bank Financial is expected to report earnings on April 26th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.34. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.40 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2019.

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

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WESTAMERICA BANCORPORATION (WABC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Westamerica's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Westamerica reported interest income of $33.15MM vs $33.47MM (down 0.97%) and basic earnings per share $0.57 vs $0.61 (down 6.56%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Westamerica reported interest income of $134.05MM vs $136.53MM (down 1.81%) and basic earnings per share $2.30 vs $2.30 (unchanged). Westamerica is expected to report earnings on April 19th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018.

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

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FAIRMOUNT SANTROL HOLDINGS INC. (FMSA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Fairmount Santrol's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Fairmount Santrol reported revenue of $280.05MM vs $134.78MM (up 107.79%) and basic earnings per share $0.16 vs -$0.11. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Fairmount Santrol reported revenue of $535.01MM vs $828.71MM (down 35.44%) and basic earnings per share -$0.78 vs -$0.57. Fairmount Santrol is expected to report earnings on March 8th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was -$0.11. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.56 and is expected to report on March 8th, 2018.

To read the full Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FMSA

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KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC. (KTOS) REPORT OVERVIEW

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions reported revenue of $196.20MM vs $165.40MM (up 18.62%) and basic earnings per share -$0.05 vs -$0.39. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions reported revenue of $668.70MM vs $657.10MM (up 1.77%) and basic earnings per share -$0.99 vs $0.34. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is expected to report earnings on February 26th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.00. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.23 and is expected to report on February 26th, 2018.

To read the full Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=KTOS

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AMTRUST FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. (AFSI) REPORT OVERVIEW

AmTrust Financial Services' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, AmTrust Financial Services reported revenue of $1,459.01MM vs $1,398.24MM (up 4.35%) and basic earnings per share -$0.89 vs $0.47. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, AmTrust Financial Services reported revenue of $5,450.46MM vs $4,613.79MM (up 18.13%) and basic earnings per share $2.10 vs $2.54 (down 17.32%). AmTrust Financial Services is expected to report earnings on February 26th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.38. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.42 and is expected to report on February 26th, 2018.

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

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