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3M Joins the 3% Dividend Club in the Dow, With Dividend Hike and Huge Buyback

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) has managed to recover handily from its lows of January. Still, its stock price is lower than it was at the end of 2015. Now 3M ...
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Westlake and Axiall Merger: A Swing and a Miss

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) and Axiall Corp. (NYSE: AXLL) made waves in the market Friday morning on news of a failed acquisition. Westlake announced that it submitted a proposal ...
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Caterpillar Retail Sales Figures Overshadow Earnings Expectations

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is set to report earnings this week. With the problems the company has been facing, the biggest hope for the few remaining Caterpillar bulls is that ...
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DuPont Earnings Hit by Restructuring Charges

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported fourth quarter and full-year 2015 results Tuesday before markets opened. The chemical giant posted quarterly adjusted operating earnings per share ...
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General Electric Earnings Do Not Electrify Investors

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported quarterly diluted net earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 on revenues of ...
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What to Expect From GE Earnings

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is expected to post its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open Friday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.50 in earnings per ...
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Why Citigroup Wants Investors in Top Conglomerates Now

The stock market carnage in the first three weeks of 2016 has been quite challenging for most investors. After close to a seven-year bull market, many are wondering if the ...
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7 Key Dow Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the fourth quarter of last year has kicked off, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies ...
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DuPont Biggest Dow Loser in 2016, Down 19%

Among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) components, shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) are down the most in 2016. The price of its ...
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GE Moves to Boston in Mini Tax Inversion

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has been unhappy with the state of Connecticut since last July when the state legislature raised corporate taxes to help the government meet a $40 ...
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What to Expect From CSX Earnings

CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.46 in earnings per ...
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The 2016 Bullish and Bearish Case for Caterpillar and DuPont

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) were two of the Dow stocks that came out on the negative side for 2015. Each ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for 3M, UTC in 2016 (Versus GE)

The year 2016 may have gotten off to a rock start, but investors are looking for their year ahead forecasts. In 2015, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed out ...
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The 2016 Bullish and Bearish Case for General Electric

Now that 2015 has come to an end, 24/7 Wall St. wants to see what the strategists and analysts on Wall Street are expecting for the stock market in 2016. ...
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Shimmick Construction Sets Pricing for IPO

Shimmick Construction has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to price its 6.25 million shares ...
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