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Caterpillar Is Best Performing Dow Stock of 2016, Up 14%

Old companies have led the Dow Jones Industrial Average higher in 2016. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is up 14.4% to $77.72. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) is up 13.4% to ...
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Why Caterpillar Could Bounce Even Higher

Analysts are seeing signs that Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is beginning to improve, albeit slowly, and its valuations remain attractive. This well-managed firm has a strong balance sheet and a ...
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3M Earnings Top Estimates, Investors Not Impressed

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said it had $2.05 in earnings per share (EPS) on $7.4 billion in ...
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4 Top Dividend Industrial Stocks to Buy for a Weaker Dollar

After an extended run higher that lasted over a year, it’s starting to look like the move higher for the U.S. dollar may be just about over. With a very ...
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DuPont Earnings Beat Estimates on Higher Ag Sales

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported first-quarter 2016 results Tuesday before markets opened. The chemical giant posted quarterly adjusted operating earnings per share (EPS) of $1.26 ...
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What to Expect From 3M Earnings

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) is scheduled to report its first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $1.92 in earnings per share ...
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How the Bulls and Bears Alike Can View GE After Its Earnings and Guidance

When it comes to the earnings reports from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), they still can perhaps best be described as "complicated and complex." In fact, it may still be ...
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Caterpillar Earnings Meet Lowered Expectations, Guidance Drops Again

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.67 on revenues of $9.5 billion. ...
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General Electric Earnings Top Lowered Estimate

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted diluted net earnings per share (EPS) of $0.21 on revenues of $27.85 billion. In the ...
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More Bad News for Caterpillar Ahead of Earnings

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before markets open Friday morning. Analysts are estimating earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 and revenues of ...
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How Analysts Rate Alcoa After Earnings

Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported first-quarter results last Monday, beating earnings per share estimates by a nickel but falling short on revenues, compared with analysts' estimates, and way short compared ...
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Gun Background Checks Soar 36% in Q1

U.S. background checks for citizens wishing to purchase a firearm have soared to nearly 7.7 million in the first three months of 2016, a year-over-year increase of 36% compared with ...
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GE Claims Financial Business Now Small Enough to Fail

After agreeing to sell it its investment management business to State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) now wants GE Capital, its financial arm and the parent ...
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3M Tells Investors, Analysts 5-Year Goals, Confirms Guidance

The most heavily weighted stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average is 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). As of Monday's close, 3M accounts for nearly 6.5% ...
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Why UBS Is Telling Clients to Buy Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Now

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may be the daily work destination of Warren Buffett, but despite his dominance on Wall Street, it turns out that Berkshire Hathaway itself has very few ...
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