NEW YORK, May 11, 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 Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA), Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC), Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM), and Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG), 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.

CMA DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CMA
VLY DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=VLY
SC DOWNLOAD:
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STL DOWNLOAD:
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KEM DOWNLOAD:
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PFG DOWNLOAD:
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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA), Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC), Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM), and Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) 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 May 9th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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COMERICA INCORPORATED (CMA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Comerica's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Comerica reported interest income of $590.00MM vs $496.00MM (up 18.95%) and basic earnings per share $1.62 vs $1.15 (up 40.87%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Comerica reported interest income of $2,182.00MM vs $1,909.00MM (up 14.30%) and basic earnings per share $4.23 vs $2.74 (up 54.38%). Comerica is expected to report earnings on July 17th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.15. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $7.60 and is expected to report on January 15th, 2019.

To read the full Comerica Incorporated (CMA) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CMA

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VALLEY NATIONAL BANCORP (VLY) REPORT OVERVIEW

Valley National's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Valley National reported interest income of $220.51MM vs $201.10MM (up 9.65%) and basic earnings per share $0.09 vs $0.18 (down 50.00%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Valley National reported interest income of $842.42MM vs $766.92MM (up 9.84%) and basic earnings per share $0.58 vs $0.63 (down 7.94%). Valley National is expected to report earnings on July 25th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.18. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.04 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2019.

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

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SANTANDER CONSUMER USA HOLDINGS INC. (SC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Santander Consumer's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Santander Consumer reported revenue of $1,737.13MM vs $1,763.12MM (down 1.47%) and basic earnings per share $0.67 vs $0.40 (up 67.50%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Santander Consumer reported revenue of $7,031.57MM vs $7,067.90MM (down 0.51%) and basic earnings per share $3.30 vs $2.14 (up 54.21%). Santander Consumer is expected to report earnings on July 27th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.70. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.43 and is expected to report on January 30th, 2019.

To read the full Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=SC

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STERLING BANCORP (STL) REPORT OVERVIEW

Sterling's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Sterling reported interest income of $281.35MM vs $126.00MM (up 123.29%) and basic earnings per share $0.43 vs $0.29 (up 48.28%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Sterling reported interest income of $682.45MM vs $461.55MM (up 47.86%) and basic earnings per share $0.58 vs $1.07 (down 45.79%). Sterling is expected to report earnings on July 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.33. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.15 and is expected to report on January 22nd, 2019.

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

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KEMET CORPORATION (KEM) REPORT OVERVIEW

Kemet's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Kemet reported revenue of $306.41MM vs $188.03MM (up 62.96%) and basic earnings per share $0.33 vs $0.26 (up 26.92%). For the twelve months ended March 31st, 2017 vs March 31st, 2016, Kemet reported revenue of $757.79MM vs $734.82MM (up 3.13%) and basic earnings per share $1.03 vs -$1.17. Kemet is expected to report earnings on May 17th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.12.

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

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PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (PFG) REPORT OVERVIEW

Principal Financial Group's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2018 vs March 31st, 2017, Principal Financial Group reported revenue of $2,883.60MM vs $3,049.40MM (down 5.44%) and basic earnings per share $1.37 vs $1.21 (up 13.22%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Principal Financial Group reported revenue of $14,093.20MM vs $12,394.10MM (up 13.71%) and basic earnings per share $8.00 vs $4.55 (up 75.82%). Principal Financial Group is expected to report earnings on July 26th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.31. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $6.09 and is expected to report on February 4th, 2019.

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

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