Factors of Influence in 2019, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Griffon, Argan, Illinois Tool Works, and Francesca's — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

NEW YORK, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), and Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN), 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.

GFF DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=GFF
AGX DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=AGX
ITW DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=ITW
FRAN DOWNLOAD: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=FRAN

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The new research reports from Market Source Research, available for free download at the links above, examine Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), and Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) 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. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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GRIFFON CORPORATION (GFF) REPORT OVERVIEW

Griffon's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended March 31st, 2019 vs March 31st, 2018, Griffon reported revenue of $549.63MM vs $478.56MM (up 14.85%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.03 vs $2.18. For the twelve months ended September 30th, 2018 vs September 30th, 2017, Griffon reported revenue of $1,977.92MM vs $1,525.00MM (up 29.70%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $3.06 vs $0.36 (up 750.00%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on August 7th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2019. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.27. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $1.32 and is expected to report on November 13th, 2019.

To read the full Griffon Corporation (GFF) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=GFF

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ARGAN, INC. (AGX) REPORT OVERVIEW

Argan's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended January 31st, 2019 vs January 31st, 2018, Argan reported revenue of $87.66MM vs $169.58MM (down 48.31%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share -$0.14 vs $0.45. For the twelve months ended January 31st, 2019 vs January 31st, 2018, Argan reported revenue of $482.15MM vs $892.82MM (down 46.00%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $3.34 vs $4.64 (down 28.02%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on June 10th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending April 30th, 2019.

To read the full Argan, Inc. (AGX) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=AGX

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ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (ITW) REPORT OVERVIEW

Illinois Tool Works' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Illinois Tool Works reported revenue of $3,580.00MM vs $3,629.00MM (down 1.35%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $1.84 vs -$0.21. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2018 vs December 31st, 2017, Illinois Tool Works reported revenue of $14,768.00MM vs $14,314.00MM (up 3.17%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $7.65 vs $4.90 (up 56.12%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on July 22nd, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending June 30th, 2019. Reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.97. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $8.41 and is expected to report on February 7th, 2020.

To read the full Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=ITW

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FRANCESCA'S HOLDINGS CORPORATION (FRAN) REPORT OVERVIEW

Francesca's' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended October 31st, 2018 vs October 31st, 2017, Francesca's reported revenue of $95.38MM vs $105.79MM (down 9.85%) and basic earnings per share -$0.47 vs $0.01. For the twelve months ended January 31st, 2018 vs January 31st, 2017, Francesca's reported revenue of $471.68MM vs $487.19MM (down 3.18%) and analysts estimated basic earnings per share $0.43 vs $1.09 (down 60.55%). Analysts expect earnings to be released on June 4th, 2019. The report will be for the fiscal period ending April 30th, 2019.

To read the full Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN) report, download it here: http://MarketSourceResearch.com/register/?so=FRAN

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