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Market Trends Toward New Normal in Children's Place, Atlantic Coast Financial, Data I/O, Universal Forest Products, Exponent, and Tootsie Roll Industries — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings

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NEW YORK, March 30, 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 Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE), Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC), Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ:DAIO), Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI), Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO), and Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR), 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.

PLCE DOWNLOAD: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=PLCE
ACFC DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=ACFC
DAIO DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=DAIO
UFPI DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=UFPI
EXPO DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=EXPO
TR DOWNLOAD:
http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=TR

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The new research reports from Fundamental Markets, available for free download at the links above, examine Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE), Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC), Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ:DAIO), Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI), Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO), and Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR) 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 28th, 2018. Percentage calculations are performed after rounding. All amounts in millions (MM), except per share amounts.

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CHILDREN'S PLACE, INC. (PLCE) REPORT OVERVIEW

Children's Place's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended January 31st, 2018 vs January 31st, 2017, Children's Place reported revenue of $569.97MM vs $520.77MM (up 9.45%) and basic earnings per share -$0.55 vs $1.86. For the twelve months ended January 31st, 2018 vs January 31st, 2017, Children's Place reported revenue of $1,870.28MM vs $1,785.32MM (up 4.76%) and basic earnings per share $4.82 vs $5.51 (down 12.52%). Children's Place is expected to report earnings on May 17th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending April 30th, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.95. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $9.27 and is expected to report on March 19th, 2019.

To read the full Children's Place, Inc. (PLCE) report, download it here: http://Fundamental-Markets.com/register/?so=PLCE

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ATLANTIC COAST FINANCIAL CORPORATION (ACFC) REPORT OVERVIEW

Atlantic Coast Financial's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Atlantic Coast Financial reported interest income of $9.35MM vs $8.71MM (up 7.43%) and basic earnings per share -$0.04 vs $0.13. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Atlantic Coast Financial reported interest income of $34.37MM vs $33.89MM (up 1.43%) and basic earnings per share $0.21 vs $0.42 (down 50.00%). Atlantic Coast Financial is expected to report earnings on April 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.10.

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

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DATA I/O CORPORATION (DAIO) REPORT OVERVIEW

Data I/O's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended September 30th, 2017 vs September 30th, 2016, Data I/O reported revenue of $9.60MM vs $6.59MM (up 45.66%) and basic earnings per share $0.21 vs $0.08 (up 162.50%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2016 vs December 31st, 2015, Data I/O reported revenue of $23.41MM vs $22.02MM (up 6.34%) and basic earnings per share $0.21 vs $0.12 (up 75.00%). Data I/O is expected to report earnings on May 3rd, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018.

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

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UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS, INC. (UFPI) REPORT OVERVIEW

Universal Forest Products' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Universal Forest Products reported revenue of $966.09MM vs $859.58MM (up 12.39%) and basic earnings per share $0.51 vs $0.34 (up 48.56%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Universal Forest Products reported revenue of $3,941.18MM vs $3,240.49MM (up 21.62%) and basic earnings per share $1.95 vs $1.66 (up 17.47%). Universal Forest Products is expected to report earnings on April 18th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.34. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.74 and is expected to report on February 28th, 2019.

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

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EXPONENT, INC. (EXPO) REPORT OVERVIEW

Exponent's Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Exponent reported revenue of $88.28MM vs $77.01MM (up 14.63%) and basic earnings per share -$0.14 vs $0.39. For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Exponent reported revenue of $347.80MM vs $315.08MM (up 10.39%) and basic earnings per share $1.57 vs $1.79 (down 12.29%). Exponent is expected to report earnings on April 19th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.39. The estimated EPS forecast for the next fiscal year is $2.52 and is expected to report on February 7th, 2019.

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

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TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC. (TR) REPORT OVERVIEW

Tootsie Roll Industries' Recent Financial Performance

For the three months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Tootsie Roll Industries reported revenue of $126.02MM vs $125.18MM (up 0.67%) and basic earnings per share $0.49 vs $0.27 (up 78.59%). For the twelve months ended December 31st, 2017 vs December 31st, 2016, Tootsie Roll Industries reported revenue of $519.29MM vs $521.10MM (down 0.35%) and basic earnings per share $1.24 vs $1.02 (up 21.91%). Tootsie Roll Industries is expected to report earnings on April 24th, 2018. The report will be for the fiscal period ending March 31st, 2018.

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

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