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Research Report Identifies Werner Enterprises, Midland States, First, German American, Heska, and Sigma Designs with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement

NEW YORK, April 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 Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN), Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (MSBI), First Bancorp (FBNC), German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC), Heska Corporation (HSKA), and Sigma Designs, Inc. (SIGM), 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.

WERN DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=WERN
MSBI DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=MSBI
FBNC DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FBNC
GABC DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=GABC
HSKA DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=HSKA
SIGM DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=SIGM

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN), Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (MSBI), First Bancorp (FBNC), German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC), Heska Corporation (HSKA), and Sigma Designs, Inc. (SIGM) 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 30th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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WERNER ENTERPRISES, INC. (WERN) REPORT OVERVIEW

Werner Enterprises' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Werner Enterprises reported revenue of $567.36MM vs $518.83MM (up 9.35%) and basic earnings per share $1.96 vs $0.31 (up 532.26%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Werner Enterprises reported revenue of $2,116.74MM vs $2,008.99MM (up 5.36%) and basic earnings per share $2.81 vs $1.10 (up 155.45%). Werner Enterprises is expected to report earnings on April 19th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.22. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.30 and is expected to report on February 4th, 2019.

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

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MIDLAND STATES BANCORP, INC. (MSBI) REPORT OVERVIEW

Midland States' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Midland States reported interest income of $43.50MM vs $29.98MM (up 45.09%) and basic earnings per share $0.04 vs $0.77 (down 94.81%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Midland States reported interest income of $153.11MM vs $121.25MM (up 26.28%) and basic earnings per share $0.89 vs $2.22 (down 59.91%). Midland States 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 $0.57. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.02 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2019.

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

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FIRST BANCORP (FBNC) REPORT OVERVIEW

First's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, First reported interest income of $53.08MM vs $33.29MM (up 59.44%) and basic earnings per share $0.50 vs $0.42 (up 19.05%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, First reported interest income of $177.38MM vs $130.99MM (up 35.42%) and basic earnings per share $1.82 vs $1.37 (up 32.85%). First 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 $0.41. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.93 and is expected to report on February 4th, 2019.

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

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GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC. (GABC) REPORT OVERVIEW

German American's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, German American reported interest income of $28.61MM vs $27.10MM (up 5.57%) and basic earnings per share $0.50 vs $0.44 (up 13.64%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, German American reported interest income of $111.03MM vs $103.37MM (up 7.42%) and basic earnings per share $1.77 vs $1.57 (up 12.74%). German American is expected to report earnings on April 23rd, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.42. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.21 and is expected to report on February 4th, 2019.

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

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HESKA CORPORATION (HSKA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Heska's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Heska reported revenue of $33.20MM vs $39.54MM (down 16.05%) and basic earnings per share -$0.14 vs $0.50. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Heska reported revenue of $129.34MM vs $130.08MM (down 0.57%) and basic earnings per share $1.42 vs $1.55 (down 8.39%). Heska is expected to report earnings on May 1st, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.61. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.17 and is expected to report on February 27th, 2019.

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

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SIGMA DESIGNS, INC. (SIGM) REPORT OVERVIEW

Sigma Designs' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended October 31st, 2017 vs October 31st, 2016, Sigma Designs reported revenue of $33.86MM vs $62.73MM (down 46.02%) and basic earnings per share -$0.49 vs $0.01. For the twelve months ended January 31st, 2017 vs January 31st, 2016, Sigma Designs reported revenue of $220.54MM vs $227.25MM (down 2.95%) and basic earnings per share -$0.49 vs $0.00.

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

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