Industrials

Why 2020 Could Be Good for Selected Conglomerates and Industrial Leaders

After years of amassing large bulky operations, Wall Street's mantra for 2019 and going forward is back to having sleeker streamlined business entities for investors to choose from. Conglomerates with ...
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What Deere’s Earnings and Share Price Indicate

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) reported fiscal fourth-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. For the quarter, the farm and heavy equipment maker posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Can GE’s Perma-Bears Ever Stop Being Too Grumpy?

It is hard to argue against the notion that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is a disavowed conglomerate with many ongoing problems. That said, GE shares had gone so low ...
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Are GE Earnings Really That Good?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The conglomerate reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 on revenues of $23.4 billion. In the ...
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What to Watch When GE Reports Wednesday Morning

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings report before the opening bell on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.11 in EPS and $22.93 ...
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Can 3M’s Conglomerate Structure Be Saved From the Wrecking Ball in 2020?

A rising trend has been for companies to have a specific purpose or target in their business. Simple business models, even if the underlying operations and management structures may be ...
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Is 3M in Trouble After Q3 Earnings?

When 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) released its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday, the firm said that it had $2.72 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.0 ...
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Is Caterpillar in Trouble After This Quarter?

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $2.66 in earnings per share (EPS) and $12.8 ...
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What to Watch When Caterpillar Reports Q3 Results

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is set to report its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Wednesday. Analysts are calling for $2.88 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Should UTC Get More Credit for Its Q3 Report?

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) released its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The firm said that it had $2.21 in earnings per share (EPS) and $19.5 ...
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How Wall Street Views General Electric Ahead of Earnings

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has seen so much turmoil that many investors simply don't know what to think of the company or how to evaluate it. With earnings still ...
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What to Expect When United Technologies Releases Q3 Results

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is scheduled to report its most recent quarterly results before the opening bell on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are $2.03 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect When Honeywell Reports Q3 on Thursday Morning

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) is scheduled to report its third-quarter financial results before the markets open Thursday. Analysts are calling for $2.01 in earnings per share (EPS) and $9.1 ...
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Why Fastenal Is Friday’s Big Earnings Winner

When Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ: FAST) reported its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the industrial supplier said that it had $0.37 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Judge Gives PG&E Bondholders Reorganization Plan Equal Footing With Company Plan

Late Wednesday, the bankruptcy judge in PG&E Corp.'s (NYSE: PCG) Chapter 11 proceeding ruled that a bondholder plan will be considered alongside the company's own proposed restructuring plan. The ruling ...
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