Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within U.S. Bancorp, Kinder Morgan, Conagra Brands, Fox, JetBlue Airways, and Johnson Controls – New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2017 (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 U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI), Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), and Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) 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.

USB DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=USB

KMI DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=KMI

CAG DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CAG

FOXA DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=FOXA

JBLU DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=JBLU

JCI DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=JCI

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine  U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI), Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA), JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), and Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) 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. All information in this release was accessed October 23, 2017. Please download the entire research report, free of charge, to ensure you are reading all relevant material information. All amounts in millions (except per share amounts).

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U.S. BANCORP (USB) REPORT OVERVIEW

U.S. Bancorp's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30, 2017 vs June 30, 2016, U.S. Bancorp reported revenue of $5,487 vs $5,448 (up 0.7%), diluted earnings per share $0.85 vs $0.83 (up 2.4%), and dividends per share $0.280 vs $0.255 (up 9.8%). For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 vs December 31, 2015, U.S. Bancorp reported revenue of $21,308 vs $20,306 (up 4.9%), diluted earnings per share $3.24 vs $3.16 (up 2.5%), and dividends per share $1.07 vs $1.01 (up 5.9%).

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

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KINDER MORGAN,  INC. (KMI) REPORT OVERVIEW

Kinder Morgan’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30, 2017 vs June 30, 2016, Kinder Morgan reported revenue of $3,368 vs $3,144 (7.1%), diluted earnings per share $0.15 vs $0.15 (unchanged). For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 vs December 31, 2015, Kinder Morgan reported revenue of $13,058 vs $14,403 (down 9.3%), diluted earnings per share $0.25 vs $0.10 (up 150%). Kinder Morgan is expected to report earnings on 10/18/2017. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending September 2017. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 7 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.14. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.16.

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

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CONAGRA BRANDS, INC. (CAG) REPORT OVERVIEW

Conagra's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended August 27, 2017 vs August 27, 2016, Conagra reported net sales of $1,804.2 vs $1,895.6 (down 4.8%), diluted earnings per share $0.36 vs $0.42 (down 14.3%), and dividends per share $0.2125 vs $0.25 (down 15.0%). For the twelve months ended May 28, 2017 vs May 28, 2016, Conagra reported net sales of $7,826.9 vs $8,664.1 (down 9.7%), diluted earnings per share $1.46 vs -$1.56, and dividends per share $0.90 vs $1.00 (down 10.0%).

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

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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC. (FOXA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Fox’s Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31, 2017 vs March 31, 2016, Fox reported revenue of $7,564 vs $7,228 (up 4.6%), diluted earnings per share $0.44 vs $0.44 (unchanged). For the twelve months ended June 30, 2017 vs June 30, 2016, Fox reported revenue of $28,500 vs $27,326 (up 4.3%), diluted earnings per share $1.61 vs $1.42 (up 13.4%). Fox is expected to report earnings on 11/08/2017. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending September 2017. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 7 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.49. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.51.

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

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JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION (JBLU) REPORT OVERVIEW

JetBlue's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30, 2017 vs June 30, 2016, JetBlue reported revenue of $1,842 vs $1,643 (up 12.1%), diluted earnings per share $0.64 vs $0.53 (up 20.8%). For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 vs December 31, 2015, JetBlue reported revenue of $6,632 vs $6,416 (up 3.4%), diluted earnings per share $2.22 vs $1.98 (up 12.1%). JetBlue is expected to report earnings on 10/24/2017. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending September 2017. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 9 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.53. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.58.

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

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JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL PLC (JCI) REPORT OVERVIEW

Johnson Control's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30, 2017 vs June 30, 2016, Johnson Controls reported net sales of $7,683 vs $5,154 (up 49.1%), diluted earnings per share $0.59 vs $0.59 (unchanged). For the twelve months ended September 30, 2016 vs September 30, 2015, Johnson Controls reported revenue of $37,674 vs $37,179 (up 1.3%), diluted earnings per share -$1.30 vs $2.18. Johnson Controls is expected to report earnings on 11/09/2017. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending September 2017. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 7 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.87. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.21.

To read the full Johnson Controls Internaational PLC (JCI) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=JCI

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