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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 United Technologies in 2015

What will investors look for in 2015, now that the bull market that is almost six years old? Stocks have risen exponentially from the selling climax bottom in March of ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for 3M in 2015

The bull market is now nearing six years old. In 2014 the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was 7.5% and the gain in the S&P 500 Index ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for GE in 2015

The bull market is nearing six years old, and the markets rose yet again in 2014, with gains of 7.5% in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 11.4% for the ...
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3M Gets New Street-High Analyst Price Target

Could 2015 be the year of conglomerates? A new research report from the Merrill Lynch team has put a street-high price target on 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). It is always ...
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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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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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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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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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Berkshire Hathaway Near 52-Week High

Shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) closed at $210,000 per share on Friday, less than 2% below the stock’s 52-week high. Combined, just the top 10 stocks ...
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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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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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GE Earnings Analysis: Stock Still Heading to $29 or $30

When General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported earnings slightly ahead of expectations on Friday morning, there may have been some who were concerned that revenues were slightly lower than expected. ...
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