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Premature Talk of GE CEO Immelt Departure May Not Bring Right Outcome

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is the brunt of yet more market chatter that CEO and Chairman Jeff Immelt could step down as chief executive officer next year. This would ...
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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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