ABB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Cleantech Is More Than Just Renewable Energy

    February 4, 2014
    Cleantech is much more than just “sexy” renewable energy like solar and wind. Covering a wide range of ideals, spending in ...
  2. Expectations Seem To Be A Bigger Problem For Emerson

    August 7, 2013
    Emerson's performance continues to run against the high expectations for the company.
  3. Siemens Definitely Slimming Down, But Execution Is The Big Unknown

    July 8, 2013
    For Siemens to produce value, it all comes down to better operating margins and cash flow.
  4. It Should Be Up From Here For Eaton

    May 13, 2013
    Eaton should see very solid growth from here, but the market is already expecting quite a bit of that.
  5. Emerson – More Realistic, But Not Necessarily Better

    May 8, 2013
    Emerson's relative performance may be positive, but the net value is still lacking
  6. Strong Execution Justifies Honeywell's Price

    April 22, 2013
    Honeywell is one of the stronger industrial names today, and still trading at a decent price.
  7. Siemens Marginally Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Despite the macroeconomic headwinds, Siemens AG (SI) reported relatively modest results for the first quarter of fiscal 2 ...
  8. Regal-Beloit Offers Common Stock - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, Regal-BeloitCorporation (RBC) recently issued a public offering of 2,750,000 shares of ...
  9. Can Emerson Build On Some Positive Momentum?

    November 8, 2012
    Emerson may be putting a bad run behind it. the company also stacks up reasonably well to other industrial conglomerates ...
  10. Rockwell Automation Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) reported fourth quarter fiscal 2012 earnings of $1.38 per share compared with $1.39 in the ...
  11. Cooper Industries Outperforms Est - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    Cooper Industries plc. (CBE) reported third-quarter 2012 earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.16; above the ...
  12. Rockwell Acquires Chinese Biz - Analyst Blog

    October 13, 2012
    With a bid to expand its business in the Asia-Pacific region, Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK) completed the purchase of medium ...
  13. Rockwell EPS Tops, Sales Miss - Analyst Blog

    July 25, 2012
    Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) reported third quarter of fiscal 2012 earnings of $1.33 per share compared with $1.22 in ...
  14. Rockwell Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK). The company missed both the earnings and revenue ...
  15. Rebound In Eurozone Industrial Production Doesn't Seem To Matter

    July 13, 2012
    Positive Eurozone industrial production data is more noise than news. This recent downturn in the global equity markets would ...
  16. According To Siemens, An Industrial Rebound May Not Be Around ...

    July 3, 2012
    Investors who can live with the risk of taking a 20-30% paper loss in the short run may be willing to buy Siemens' stocks ...
  17. Rockwell Partners with Terepac Corp. - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    Rockwell Automation (ROK) has entered into a partnership with Terepac Corp, the manufacturer of the world's tiniest digital ...
  18. Don't Forget About The Smart Grid

    May 7, 2012
    While spending may have slowed down in the wake of the ending stimulus measures, there is still much work to be done on our ...
  19. Emerson Is Better Than It Looks

    February 13, 2012
    Emerson has stumbled, but is far from fallen.
  20. Europe Won't Kill Siemens

    January 11, 2012
    Siemens may have ambitious goals, but valuation is not demanding.
  21. Latin America Gives Wind Power A Go

    January 3, 2012
    Latin America is poised to be one of the biggest generators of wind power.
  22. 2011 In Review - Conglomerates

    December 22, 2011
    Conglomerates were largely in the red for 2011.
  23. A Better 2012 Would Be Great For Actuant

    December 22, 2011
    If Actuant can maintain modest growth, the stock is a bargain industrial play.
  24. China Gets Serious About U.S. Infrastructure

    December 19, 2011
    China could be coming to the rescue as the nation has recently expressed interest in investing and improving the aging U.S. ...
  25. It's Time To Invest In Switzerland

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  26. Tyco Goes Three-For-One

    September 21, 2011
    Tyco looks to finish spinning out its last major businesses.
  27. China's Future Hindered By Power Shortages

    August 18, 2011
    While China's long-term promise is certainly great, it's recent problems with its electrical grid and power demands are hindering ...
  28. Investing In The AAA Club

    August 11, 2011
    With the recent debt downgrade, the AAA club has now shrunk to only 15 nations.
  29. Eaton's Growth Still Industrial Strength

    August 1, 2011
    Eaton continues to gain share across a broad swath of growing markets.
  30. Diverse Markets Boosting Dover

    August 1, 2011
    Dover is jumping ahead on strength in automation and petroleum.
  31. Siemens Says The Easy Work Is Done

    June 28, 2011
    Guidance from Siemens suggests that the going is about to get tougher for diversified industrials.
  32. A Rare Stumble For Emerson

    May 5, 2011
    Emerson had a rare and minor setback, but the stock is not cheap yet.
  33. Eaton Shows Broad Recovery Continues

    April 25, 2011
    Eaton is no bargain, but the company is prospering as the economy recovers.
  34. Lincoln: Electric A Quality Niche Industrial

    February 24, 2011
    With the rebound in industrial activity, welding has come back strong, and Lincoln Electric is in place to benefit.
  35. Honeywell Looking Sweet

    January 31, 2011
    Honeywell is performing well already and a recovery in aerospace could be the cherry on top.
  36. Is Poland The Best European Investment?

    January 25, 2011
    While much of Europe is still mired in crisis, Poland stands out as a strong prospect for investors.
  37. Is Rockwell's Growth Automatic?

    November 12, 2010
    Rockwell has benefited from the industrial recovery, but investors have to wonder how much gain is left in the stock.
  38. Analog Devices: Will Chips Get Clipped?

    August 19, 2010
    Analog Devices is giving no sign that the chip market is in danger yet.
  39. Playing Alternative Energy Through The Backdoor

    August 19, 2010
    Without power inverters, renewable technologies are dead in the water. Here's how you can play this sector.
  40. Is Cheap Chinese Labor Over?

    June 25, 2010
    "Cheap China" is increasingly becoming an anachronism. What does this mean for companies that depend on low wages?
  41. European Value Buys

    June 14, 2010
    Europe is offering some interesting bargains if investors focus on export based companies
  42. Bypass The Euro With Switzerland

    May 19, 2010
    As the crisis within the EU countries intensifies, investors may want to put Switzerland on their map.
  43. Construction And Engineering Stocks Year In Review

    December 28, 2009
    Heavyweight construction and engineering firms were hit hard in 2009, but their stocks look to gain traction in the new year.
  44. Profiting From The Polish Resurgence

    October 19, 2009
    Poland has escaped much of the heat from the global meltdown, and there are a number of ways to play.
  45. Emerson Still Electric Even Though Earnings Aren't

    May 11, 2009
    The heavy industry has been in a slump, but Emerson Electric and other conglomerates are solid investments for when the industry ...
  46. Small Caps To Benefit From Stimulus Spending

    February 12, 2009
    Find out what small cap stocks are involved with smart metering and the upcoming grid build up.
  47. Infrastructure Substitutes For Bechtel

    November 13, 2008
    It's too bad you can't buy stock in privately held Bechtel, but we've come up with a few solid alternatives that should also ...
  48. Manitowoc Flies South For The Winter

    November 5, 2008
    Manitowoc is not an especially well-run company, but the market has overreacted to a ridiculous point.
  49. No Butterfly In Sight For Caterpillar

    October 29, 2008
    Falling commodity prices and a moribund housing market will make it hard for Caterpillar to grow until the recession lifts.
  50. Emerson Electric - Where Steady Is The New Sexy

    September 18, 2008
    With the markets in turmoil, it's time to seek steady companies with strong balance sheets, achievable goals and smart leaders. ...
  51. Paying Now For New Ideas Tomorrow

    September 2, 2008
    Companies who are now investing in the best ideas of tomorrow may lead their competition in the future.
  52. Digging Into Durable Goods Data

    August 7, 2008
    Durable good orders rose 0.8% in June, instead of the expected 0.4% decline. But, there's always more to the story.
  53. Rockwell A Stealthy Commodity Play

    July 1, 2008
    Rockwell's monitoring products make industrial companies run more efficiency. With commodity prices increasing, efficiency ...
  54. Build A Future With Infrastructure Stocks

    May 16, 2008
    The global construction boom is in its early stages. Investors can't afford to ignore these investment opportunities.
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