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Honeywell Tempers 2014 Sales Guidance, Provides 2015 Forecast

At the end of its third fiscal quarter, Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) raised its full year 2014 earnings per share (EPS) guidance to a range of $5.50 to $5.55 ...
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General Electric’s Dividend Hike of 5%

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Friday morning that the company is raising its quarterly dividend by 5% ($0.01) to $0.23 per share payable in January to shareholders of record ...
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What Could Make GE the Best DJIA Stock of 2015

2014 has been yet another great year for stocks. As December is starting to wind the year down, 24/7 Wall St. is getting ready to evaluate the major stocks and ...
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HD Supply Discounts Shares for Huge Secondary Offering

HD Supply Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HDS) announced Thursday before the U.S. markets opened that it had priced its secondary offering. The offering was priced at $27.30 to the public on ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Industrial and Basic Material Stock Picks for 2015

In all likelihood, despite the near-term market gyrations, we entered in to what could be a long-term secular bull market when the S&P 500 broke a triple top at 1,600 ...
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Deere Earnings Overshadowed by Weak Forecast

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. For the quarter, the farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings ...
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GE Ready to Sell $2 Billion in Stock Directly to the Public

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) filed an S-3 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on November 7. This is far from a traditional capital raise, and note ...
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Weyerhaeuser Profit Rises, Outlook Appears Soft

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday morning. The wood products real estate investment trust (REIT) posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 ...
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DuPont Earnings Muted by Sluggish Economic Growth

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) reported its third-quarter results after the market close on Monday as $0.54 in earnings per share and $7.5 billion in revenue. ...
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3M Takes the Lead in Conglomerate Earnings Reports

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The conglomerate posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.98 on revenues of $8.1 billion. In the same ...
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Caterpillar Earnings, Guidance Rise After Company Slashed Jobs

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.72 on revenues of $13.55 billion. ...
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What to Expect From Caterpillar Earnings

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is set to report its earnings Thursday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.36 in earnings per share and $13.19 billion in ...
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Dow Chemical Cash Flow May Hint at Dividend Hike

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The chemical products maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72 on revenues of ...
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United Tech on Way Back to $100 Billion in Market Cap

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is one of the conglomerate stocks that is sometimes overlooked, despite being a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Tuesday's earnings report may change ...
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EPA Reports Negligible Benefits from Bee-Killing Pesticides (Updated & Corrected)

Correction: The original article was based on outdated information and incorrectly stated that GrubEx from The Scotts-Miracle Gro Company still contained a neonicotinoid. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
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