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3M and Japanese Firm Each Get a Piece of Polypore

North Carolina-based filtration company Polypore International Inc. (NYSE: PPO) has signed a definitive agreement with Japan’s Asahi Kasei under which the high-tech filtration firm will be acquired for $60.50 per ...
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Why Deere Earnings Could Be Better Than They Look

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported fiscal first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.12 on revenues ...
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How Big a Hit Will Caterpillar Take From SEC Probe?

In a regulatory filing Tuesday, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced that it was under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in regard to its cash movement. The company ...
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Did GE Just Become More Activist-Friendly … or Activist-Minded?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is a company that is so large that it is likely never going to be a takeover candidate. There is a flip side or antithesis ...
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DuPont Snubs Nelson Peltz Board Picks

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) announced two new appointments to its board of directors. The new members, Edward Breen and James Gallogly, are taking their seats ...
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How Dow Chemical May Be Escaping Low Energy Prices

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the markets opened as $0.85 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.4 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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Is This the End of an Era for the Chemical Giants?

Merrill Lynch’s Kevin McCarthy released a report on the major chemical companies early this week, and it takes a more cautious view on the industry. The caution is related to ...
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3M Solid Earnings, but Valuation Concerns Remain

Tuesday before the markets opened, 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) released its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.81 in earnings per share and $7.7 billion in revenue. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates ...
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How Caterpillar Is Fighting Its Earnings Headwinds

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.35 ...
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DuPont Earnings Boosted by Cost Cutting

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. For the quarter, the chemical giant posted operating earnings per share ...
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Why Caterpillar Earnings Could Be Wrecked by the 2015 Outlook

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Tuesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates for $1.55 in quarterly earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Analyst Shows Why GE Likely to Keep Raising Its Dividend

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported its fourth-quarter earnings, the conglomerate gave a little bit for the bulls and a little bit for the bears. We are starting to ...
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General Electric Earnings In-Line as Energy Segments Falter

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.56 on revenues of ...
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How Low Oil Prices Could Impact GE Earnings

Before the markets open Friday, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) will report its fourth-quarter results. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.55 in diluted earnings per share on $42.12 billion ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for DuPont in 2015

Can you believe that the bull market is now almost six years old? In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose by ...
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