Why GE Analysts and Investors May Be Set Up for an Earnings Surprise

This Friday morning will mark the third-quarter earnings report for General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). While GE has had great promise in 2016, the reality is that GE has also ...
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How Analysts Rated Alcoa After Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported its third-quarter financial results last Tuesday. Unfortunately the results missed on both the top and the bottom lines, and investors sent the stock lower as a result. ...
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What Stanley Black & Decker Gets With Newell Tool Acquisition

When Stanley and Black & Decker first merged, it created an even larger powerhouse in the tool industry. Some people might have thought that it would be harder for the combined Stanley ...
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Did Honeywell Guidance Just Jeopardize Conglomerates or Industrials?

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) is one of the largest conglomerates out there, but it is often overlooked as a broad economic indicator like some of the companies. Maybe its ...
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What to Look for in Monsanto Earnings

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets open on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for a net ...
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Caterpillar Is Dow’s Best Performing Stock, Up 31% in 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 18,000 in mid-April and closed Friday at 18,308.15, up 5.07% for the year to date. For the first nine months of 2016, the best ...
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Lanxess Moves to Acquire Chemtura

Shares of Chemtura Corp. (NYSE: CHMT) saw a solid gain in Monday’s session after the company announced its acquisition by Lanxess. According to the deal, Chemtura is being acquired for $2.5 billion. Both ...
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Forterra Gears Up for IPO

Forterra has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the offering is valued ...
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Eagle Materials Moves to Acquire CEMEX Ohio Operation

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP) announced early Monday that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cemex’s Fairborn Ohio cement plant, and related assets. As a result shares ...
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Even With Note 7 Recall, Samsung Is 23% of South Korean Economy

The recall of its Galaxy Note 7 has rocked Samsung. The disaster has pushed the company's shares down. However, it is not it is not in any financial trouble. Parent ...
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Honeywell Plans Spin-Off Dividend for Early October

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) took another step in its evolution when it announced that its board of directors has declared a pro rata dividend of AdvanSix common stock to ...
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Have Plunging Big Rig Sales Doomed Navistar?

Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The heavy truck and engine maker reported a diluted net loss per share of $0.42 on ...
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Will Volkswagen Diesel Engines Save Navistar?

Navistar International Inc. (NYSE: NAV) announced a strategic alliance with the truck and bus division of Volkswagen that included an unspecified equity investment by the German automaker and framework agreements ...
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3D Printing Stocks Get Lift From GE Acquisitions

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Tuesday morning that it plans to acquire two European 3D printing companies for a total price of $1.4 billion. Both companies will be put ...
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Joy Global Earnings Take Back Seat to Pending Merger

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Thursday. The mining equipment maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $0.10 ...
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