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Factors of Influence in 2019, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Franklin Resources, Heartland Express, Ameriprise Financial, Merck & Co., NGL Energy Partners LP, and ResMed — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 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 Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD), Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL), and ResMed Inc. (RMD), 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.

BEN DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=BEN
HTLD DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=HTLD
AMP DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=AMP
MRK DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MRK
NGL DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=NGL
RMD DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=RMD

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD), Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL), and ResMed Inc. (RMD) 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 February 26th, 2019. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC. (BEN) REPORT OVERVIEW

Franklin Resources' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Franklin Resources reported revenue of $1,411.50MM vs $1,615.50MM (down 12.63%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.54 vs -$1.06. For the twelve months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Franklin Resources reported revenue of $6,319.10MM vs $6,392.20MM (down 1.14%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.39 vs $3.01 (down 53.82%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 25th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.78. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.56 and is expected to report on October 24th, 2019.

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

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HEARTLAND EXPRESS, INC. (HTLD) REPORT OVERVIEW

Heartland Express' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Heartland Express reported revenue of $147.00MM vs $165.70MM (down 11.29%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.27 vs $0.45 (down 40.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Heartland Express reported revenue of $610.80MM vs $607.34MM (up 0.57%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.88 vs $0.90 (down 2.22%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 24th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.16. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.99 and is expected to report on January 28th, 2020.

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

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AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL, INC. (AMP) REPORT OVERVIEW

Ameriprise Financial's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Ameriprise Financial reported revenue of $3,179.00MM vs $3,075.00MM (up 3.38%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $3.81 vs $1.20 (up 217.50%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Ameriprise Financial reported revenue of $12,835.00MM vs $12,027.00MM (up 6.72%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $14.41 vs $9.60 (up 50.10%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 22nd, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $3.70. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $16.80 and is expected to report on January 29th, 2020.

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

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MERCK & CO., INC. (MRK) REPORT OVERVIEW

Merck & Co.'s Recent Financial Performance

Analysts expect earnings to be released on May 7th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. Based on 4 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.03. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.05. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $5.14 and is expected to report on February 7th, 2020.

To read the full Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MRK

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NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP (NGL) REPORT OVERVIEW

NGL Energy Partners LP's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, NGL Energy Partners LP reported revenue of $6,376.82MM vs $4,353.78MM (up 46.47%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.65 vs $0.33 (up 96.97%). For the twelve months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, NGL Energy Partners LP reported revenue of $17,282.72MM vs $13,022.23MM (up 32.72%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$1.08 vs $0.99. Analysts expect earnings to be released on May 29th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.23. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.45 and is expected to report on May 29th, 2019.

To read the full NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=NGL

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RESMED INC. (RMD) REPORT OVERVIEW

ResMed's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, ResMed reported revenue of $651.10MM vs $601.27MM (up 8.29%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.87 vs $0.07 (up 1,142.86%). For the twelve months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, ResMed reported revenue of $2,340.20MM vs $2,066.74MM (up 13.23%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $2.21 vs $2.42 (down 8.68%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on April 25th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.92. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.84 and is expected to report on August 1st, 2019.

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

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