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Report: Developing Opportunities within Markel, Blackbaud, American Financial Group, Public Storage, Facebook, and Allison Transmission — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018

NEW YORK, Nov. 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 Markel Corporation (MKL), Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB), American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), Public Storage (PSA), Facebook, Inc. (FB), and Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (ALSN), 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.

MKL DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MKL
BLKB DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=BLKB
AFG DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=AFG
PSA DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=PSA
FB DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FB
ALSN DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ALSN

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Markel Corporation (MKL), Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB), American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), Public Storage (PSA), Facebook, Inc. (FB), and Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (ALSN) 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 October 31st, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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MARKEL CORPORATION (MKL) REPORT OVERVIEW

Markel's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Markel reported revenue of $2,235.95MM vs $1,506.15MM (up 48.45%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $28.56 vs -$18.82. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Markel reported revenue of $6,061.66MM vs $5,612.03MM (up 8.01%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $25.89 vs $31.41 (down 17.57%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 5th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $6.64. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $39.97 and is expected to report on February 5th, 2019.

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

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BLACKBAUD, INC. (BLKB) REPORT OVERVIEW

Blackbaud's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, Blackbaud reported revenue of $213.67MM vs $191.59MM (up 11.53%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.14 vs $0.24 (down 41.67%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Blackbaud reported revenue of $788.31MM vs $730.82MM (up 7.87%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.41 vs $0.90 (up 56.67%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 5th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.48. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.75 and is expected to report on February 5th, 2019.

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

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (AFG) REPORT OVERVIEW

American Financial Group's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, American Financial Group reported revenue of $1,833.00MM vs $1,646.00MM (up 11.36%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $2.36 vs $1.64 (up 43.90%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, American Financial Group reported revenue of $6,865.00MM vs $6,498.00MM (up 5.65%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $5.40 vs $7.47 (down 27.71%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on January 30th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.20. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $8.70 and is expected to report on January 30th, 2019.

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

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PUBLIC STORAGE (PSA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Public Storage's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Public Storage reported revenue of $706.37MM vs $686.36MM (up 2.91%) and basic earnings per share $1.85 vs $1.61 (up 14.91%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Public Storage reported revenue of $2,668.53MM vs $2,560.55MM (up 4.22%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $6.75 vs $6.84 (down 1.32%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 19th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.75. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $10.82 and is expected to report on February 19th, 2019.

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

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FACEBOOK, INC. (FB) REPORT OVERVIEW

Facebook's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2018 vs June 30th, 2017, Facebook reported revenue of $13,231.00MM vs $9,321.00MM (up 41.95%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.76 vs $1.34 (up 31.34%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Facebook reported revenue of $40,653.00MM vs $27,638.00MM (up 47.09%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $5.49 vs $3.56 (up 54.21%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on January 30th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.20. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $7.92 and is expected to report on January 30th, 2019.

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

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ALLISON TRANSMISSION HOLDINGS, INC. (ALSN) REPORT OVERVIEW

Allison Transmission's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Allison Transmission reported revenue of $692.00MM vs $595.00MM (up 16.30%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.28 vs $0.75 (up 70.67%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Allison Transmission reported revenue of $2,262.00MM vs $1,840.00MM (up 22.93%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $3.38 vs $1.28 (up 164.06%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 13th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.81. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $4.82 and is expected to report on February 13th, 2019.

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

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