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New Research Coverage Highlights Greif, Tower International, AMCON Distributing, Piper Jaffray Companies, Mannatech, and AU Optronics — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Greif, Inc. (GEF), Tower International, Inc. (TOWR), AMCON Distributing Company (DIT), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Mannatech, Incorporated (MTEX), and AU Optronics Corp (AUO), 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.

GEF DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=GEF
TOWR DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=TOWR
DIT DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=DIT
PJC DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=PJC
MTEX DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=MTEX
AUO DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=AUO

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The new research reports from Market Source Research, available for free download at the links above, examine Greif, Inc. (GEF), Tower International, Inc. (TOWR), AMCON Distributing Company (DIT), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Mannatech, Incorporated (MTEX), and AU Optronics Corp (AUO) 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 November 12th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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GREIF, INC. (GEF) REPORT OVERVIEW

Greif's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended July 31st, 2018 vs July 31st, 2017, Greif reported revenue of $1,012.10MM vs $961.80MM (up 5.23%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.42 vs $0.92 (up 54.35%). For the twelve months ended October 31st, 2017 vs October 31st, 2016, Greif reported revenue of $3,638.20MM vs $3,323.60MM (up 9.47%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.42 vs -$0.50. Analysts expect earnings to be released on December 5th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending October 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.98. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.89 and is expected to report on December 5th, 2018.

To read the full Greif, Inc. (GEF) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=GEF

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TOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC. (TOWR) REPORT OVERVIEW

Tower International's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Tower International reported revenue of $524.57MM vs $462.37MM (up 13.45%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.10 vs $0.73 (up 50.68%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Tower International reported revenue of $1,988.05MM vs $1,913.64MM (up 3.89%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $2.32 vs $1.85 (up 25.41%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 12th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.17. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $4.41 and is expected to report on February 12th, 2019.

To read the full Tower International, Inc. (TOWR) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=TOWR

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AMCON DISTRIBUTING COMPANY (DIT) REPORT OVERVIEW

AMCON Distributing's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, AMCON Distributing reported revenue of $362.54MM vs $337.99MM (up 7.26%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.62 vs $1.51 (up 7.28%). For the twelve months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, AMCON Distributing reported revenue of $1,322.31MM vs $1,274.98MM (up 3.71%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $5.47 vs $4.34 (up 26.04%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on January 17th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018.

To read the full AMCON Distributing Company (DIT) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=DIT

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PIPER JAFFRAY COMPANIES (PJC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Piper Jaffray Companies' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Piper Jaffray Companies reported revenue of $217.53MM vs $240.57MM (down 9.58%) and basic earnings per share $1.45 vs -$3.91. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Piper Jaffray Companies reported revenue of $874.92MM vs $747.35MM (up 17.07%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$5.07 vs -$1.73. Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 7th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018.

To read the full Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=PJC

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MANNATECH, INCORPORATED (MTEX) REPORT OVERVIEW

Mannatech's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Mannatech reported revenue of $43.01MM vs $42.00MM (up 2.42%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.69 vs $0.51. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Mannatech reported revenue of $176.70MM vs $180.30MM (down 2.00%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.66 vs -$0.22. Analysts expect earnings to be released on March 27th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018.

To read the full Mannatech, Incorporated (MTEX) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=MTEX

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AU OPTRONICS CORP (AUO) REPORT OVERVIEW

AU Optronics' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, AU Optronics reported revenue of $2,661.00MM vs $2,881.00MM (down 7.64%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.15 vs $0.30 (down 51.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, AU Optronics reported revenue of $11,219.83MM vs $10,201.76MM (up 9.98%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.46 vs $0.32 (up 352.48%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on February 6th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.15. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is -$0.06 and is expected to report on February 6th, 2019.

To read the full AU Optronics Corp (AUO) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=AUO

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