3M Updates Earnings Guidance In-Line With Acquisition

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) announced on Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of Polypore International’s Separations Media business for the agreed-to price of $1 billion. This is a provider ...
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Deere Earnings May Be a Case Study in Managing Expectations

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.53 on revenues ...
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What to Expect From Deere Earnings

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) is set to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call for ...
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Asia/Pacific Still Weighed on Caterpillar in July Retail Sales Trends

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) released its rolling three-month sales trends on Thursday, a monthly release that aims to smooth out the data in any given month. These numbers get used ...
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Will JPMorgan Call the Bottom in DuPont?

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) has been an unloved stock, and shares of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the ag-chemicals giant have been battered. In ...
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Dow Industrials Jump 200+ Points

Monday’s announcement that Warren Buffett-led Berkshire-Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) had reached a deal to acquire Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE: PCP) has lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) by more ...
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What Precision Castparts Really Adds to Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) announced this morning that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE: PCP) for $235 per share in a ...
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Buffett Watch: Why Earnings Fell at Berkshire Hathaway, but Book Value Rises in 2015

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has issued its second-quarter earnings release for 2015. The conglomerate under Warren Buffett has earnings that are almost always very hard to analyze on apples-to-apples ...
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Is Tyco Now a Bargain?

Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. It has also seen its share or special situations and recoveries. Now that shares ...
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Analysts Making Few Waves in Milacron Coverage

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN) has seen its post-IPO quiet period come to an end. The company makes engineered and customized systems for plastic technology and processing industries. Milacron's initial ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 3 Industrial Stocks to Buy After Earnings

With most of the second-quarter reporting done, and the market now entering the proverbial dog days of the summer, we wanted to find out just who did the best in ...
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Weyerhaeuser Earnings Improve, but Strong Dollar, Lack of New Building Hurt

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) reported fiscal second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the wood products REIT posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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More Reports Chime in on Univar After IPO Quiet Period

Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) has not been public that long, and now we have seen more analysts chime in after the company's first formal earnings report as a public company. ...
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DuPont Cuts Dividend, Lowers Outlook

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported fiscal second quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday morning before markets opened. The chemical giant posted adjusted operating earnings per share ...
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GE Looking Better Than 3M and United Tech After Earnings

With earnings season well underway, investors have now gotten to digest earnings reports from the second quarter in the three major conglomerates. General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), 3M Company (NYSE: ...
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