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Market Trends Toward New Normal in Vi, Comcast, Great Plains Energy, RCI Hospitality, City Holding, and Westlake Chemical Partners LP — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 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 Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP), RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK), City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO), and Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE:WLKP), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

/EIN News/ -- Complimentary Access: Research Reports

Full copies of recently published reports are available to readers at the links below.

VIAB DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=VIAB
CMCSA DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CMCSA
GXP DOWNLOAD:
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RICK DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=RICK
CHCO DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CHCO
WLKP DOWNLOAD:
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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP), RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK), City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO), and Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE:WLKP) 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 January 19th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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Viacom Inc. (VIAB) REPORT OVERVIEW

Vi's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Vi reported revenue of $3,319.00MM vs $3,226.00MM (up 2.88%) and basic earnings per share $1.69 vs $0.65 (up 160.00%). For the twelve months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Vi reported revenue of $13,263.00MM vs $12,488.00MM (up 6.21%) and basic earnings per share $4.69 vs $3.63 (up 29.20%). Vi is expected to report earnings on February 8th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.04. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $3.91 and is expected to report on November 15th, 2018.

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

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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) REPORT OVERVIEW

Comcast's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Comcast reported revenue of $20,983.00MM vs $21,319.00MM (down 1.58%) and basic earnings per share $0.56 vs $0.47 (up 19.15%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Comcast reported revenue of $80,403.00MM vs $74,510.00MM (up 7.91%) and basic earnings per share $1.81 vs $1.64 (up 10.06%). Comcast is expected to report earnings on January 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.44. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.26 and is expected to report on January 24th, 2018.

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

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Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) REPORT OVERVIEW

Great Plains Energy's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Great Plains Energy reported revenue of $857.20MM vs $856.80MM (up 0.05%) and basic earnings per share $0.02 vs $0.86 (down 97.67%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Great Plains Energy reported revenue of $2,676.00MM vs $2,502.20MM (up 6.95%) and basic earnings per share $1.61 vs $1.37 (up 17.52%). Great Plains Energy is expected to report earnings on February 22nd, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.13. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.82 and is expected to report on February 22nd, 2018.

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

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RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (RICK) REPORT OVERVIEW

RCI Hospitality's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended June 30th, 2017 vs June 30th, 2016, RCI Hospitality reported revenue of $37.43MM vs $33.95MM (up 10.24%) and basic earnings per share $0.40 vs $0.27 (up 48.15%). For the twelve months ended September 30th, 2016 vs September 30th, 2015, RCI Hospitality reported revenue of $134.86MM vs $135.45MM (down 0.43%) and basic earnings per share $1.12 vs $0.90 (up 24.44%). RCI Hospitality is expected to report earnings on February 8th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.31. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.96 and is expected to report on January 2nd, 2018.

To read the full RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (RICK) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=RICK

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City Holding Company (CHCO) REPORT OVERVIEW

City Holding's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, City Holding reported interest income of $36.37MM vs $33.05MM (up 10.05%) and basic earnings per share $0.89 vs $0.88 (up 1.14%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, City Holding reported interest income of $132.15MM vs $127.07MM (up 4.00%) and basic earnings per share $3.46 vs $3.54 (down 2.26%). City Holding is expected to report earnings on January 18th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.97. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $4.23 and is expected to report on January 18th, 2018.

To read the full City Holding Company (CHCO) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=CHCO

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Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) REPORT OVERVIEW

Westlake Chemical Partners LP's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Westlake Chemical Partners LP reported revenue of $296.78MM vs $229.35MM (up 29.40%) and basic earnings per share $0.47 vs $0.32 (up 46.88%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Westlake Chemical Partners LP reported revenue of $986.74MM vs $1,007.22MM (down 2.03%) and basic earnings per share $1.51 vs $1.47 (up 2.72%). Westlake Chemical Partners LP is expected to report earnings on February 20th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending December 31st, 2017. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.39. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.80 and is expected to report on February 20th, 2018.

To read the full Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=WLKP

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