Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Arch Coal, Norfolk Souther, Public Storage, VirnetX Holding, Xcel Energy, and Investors Real Estate Trust — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

3/5/2018, 1:30 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

NEW YORK, March 05, 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 Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ARCH), Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC), Public Storage (NYSE:PSA), VirnetX Holding Corp (NYSE:VHC), Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL), and Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET), 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.

ARCH DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ARCH
NSC DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=NSC
PSA DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=PSA
VHC DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=VHC
XEL DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=XEL
IRET DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=IRET

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ARCH), Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC), Public Storage (NYSE:PSA), VirnetX Holding Corp (NYSE:VHC), Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL), and Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) 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 2nd, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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ARCH COAL INC. (ARCH) REPORT OVERVIEW

Arch Coal's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Arch Coal reported revenue of $560.24MM vs $575.69MM (down 2.68%) and basic earnings per share $3.57 vs $71.38 (down 95.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Arch Coal reported revenue of $2,324.62MM vs $1,974.40MM (up 17.74%) and basic earnings per share $10.05 vs $51.00 (down 80.29%). Arch Coal is expected to report earnings on May 8th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $8.24 and is expected to report on February 12th, 2019.

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

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NORFOLK SOUTHER CORPORATION (NSC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Norfolk Souther's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Norfolk Souther reported revenue of $2,669.00MM vs $2,490.00MM (up 7.19%) and basic earnings per share $13.79 vs $1.43 (up 864.34%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Norfolk Souther reported revenue of $10,551.00MM vs $9,888.00MM (up 6.71%) and basic earnings per share $18.76 vs $5.66 (up 231.45%). Norfolk Souther is expected to report earnings on April 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.48. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $9.30 and is expected to report on January 23rd, 2019.

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

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PUBLIC STORAGE (PSA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Public Storage's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Public Storage reported revenue of $672.31MM vs $651.43MM (up 3.21%) and basic earnings per share $1.93 vs $2.04 (down 5.39%). 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 basic earnings per share $6.75 vs $6.84 (down 1.32%). Public Storage is expected to report earnings on April 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.34. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $10.88 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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VIRNETX HOLDING CORP (VHC) REPORT OVERVIEW

VirnetX Holding's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, VirnetX Holding reported revenue of $0.38MM vs $0.38MM (unchanged) and basic earnings per share -$0.06 vs -$0.13. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, VirnetX Holding reported revenue of $1.55MM vs $1.56MM (down 0.32%) and basic earnings per share -$0.51 vs -$0.56. VirnetX Holding 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 VirnetX Holding Corp (VHC) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=VHC

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XCEL ENERGY INC. (XEL) REPORT OVERVIEW

Xcel Energy's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Xcel Energy reported revenue of $2,795.75MM vs $2,794.73MM (up 0.04%) and basic earnings per share $0.37 vs $0.45 (down 17.78%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Xcel Energy reported revenue of $11,404.00MM vs $11,107.00MM (up 2.67%) and basic earnings per share $2.26 vs $2.21 (up 2.26%). Xcel Energy 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 $0.47. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.58 and is expected to report on February 6th, 2019.

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

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INVESTORS REAL ESTATE TRUST (IRET) REPORT OVERVIEW

Investors Real Estate Trust's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended October 31st, 2017 vs October 31st, 2016, Investors Real Estate Trust reported revenue of $53.92MM vs $50.61MM (up 6.54%) and basic earnings per share $0.05 vs $0.07 (down 28.57%). For the twelve months ended April 30th, 2017 vs April 30th, 2016, Investors Real Estate Trust reported revenue of $205.74MM vs $188.32MM (up 9.25%) and basic earnings per share $0.26 vs $0.49 (down 46.94%). Investors Real Estate Trust is expected to report earnings on March 12th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending January 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.12. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $0.40 and is expected to report on June 27th, 2018.

To read the full Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=IRET

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