DOV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 14 Companies That Have Raised Their Dividends For 50 Years Or ...

    September 10, 2013
    Imagine if you had bought these stocks 20 years ago.If you had, then right now you'd be earning dividend yields of... ...
  2. Danaher Could Be Loading Up For A Bigger 2014

    August 14, 2013
    Danaher has the resources to make some major purchases, but prices and expectations may be a little high.
  3. 3M Ends Up In The Same Industrial Tar Pit As Everybody Else

    April 25, 2013
    Disappointing margins dent 3M's all-weather credentials.
  4. Good Margins Outweigh Weak Growth For ITW Investors

    April 23, 2013
    ITW looks weak on growth, but investors don't seem to mind right now
  5. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  6. Pricey Today, IDEX Deserves A Spot On Watchlists

    February 7, 2013
    IDEX runs an interesting conglomerate, but valuation already anticipates a recovery.
  7. Middleby Launches A Viking Raid

    January 3, 2013
    Middleby's move into high-end consumer goods is a risky move.
  8. Agilent's Grim Guidance Obscures Long-Term Value

    November 20, 2012
    Agilent's guidance points to another tough year.
  9. Dover and Other Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 13, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6% and the Dow is trading up 0.5% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  10. Dover Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on November 9, 2 ...

    November 9, 2012
    The Nasdaq has increased 0.9%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.5% and the Dow has moved up 0.2% on a good day for the market ...
  11. Familiar Challenges Show Up For Manitowoc Too

    November 7, 2012
    Even with mid-to-high single-digit revenue growth, Manitowoc is going to have to show a higher, more consistent level of ...
  12. Dover and Other Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 5, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.3% so far today. The basic materials ...
  13. ABB's Third Quarter Keeps The Uncertainty High

    October 29, 2012
    ABB delivered another mixed quarter in an uncertain and nervous market.
  14. 3M Stuck In The Same Macro Mire

    October 25, 2012
    3M is doing better than many conglomerates, but a miss at the revenue and operating lines is not encouraging.
  15. Illinois Tool Works Slowing More Gently Than Most

    October 25, 2012
    ITW gets too much criticism for not really delivering dynamic growth in the good times, but it's also true that the company ...
  16. GE's Results Reflect An Industrial Slowdown, But Valuation Isn't ...

    October 23, 2012
    GE may have disappointed, but the company and its stock are both in good shape today.
  17. An Unusual Miss (And Sobering Guidance) From Danaher

    October 22, 2012
    Gloominess from Danaher should give industrial investors a reason for pause.
  18. These Companies Have Raised Their Dividends for 50 Consecutive ...

    October 18, 2012
    Imagine if you had bought these stocks 20 years ago. If you had, then right now you'd be earning dividend yields of... 27%... ...
  19. Parker-Hannifin Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on October ...

    October 10, 2012
    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.4%; and the Dow is down ...
  20. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Parker-Hannifin, Making Big ...

    October 9, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq is down 1.7%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.8%; ...
  21. Middleby Not On The Value Menu

    August 14, 2012
    Middleby is a legitimate growth story, but an expensive one. It's probably best to wait for a pullback before buying into ...
  22. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 6, 2012

    July 6, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq down 1.7%, the S&P 500 slipping 1.3% and the Dow declining 1.4%. The basic ...
  23. Actuant Down To One Horse

    June 25, 2012
    Even if Actuant can grow free cash flow at a high single-digit rate over the next decade, these shares aren't compelling ...
  24. Illinois Tool Works Stuck In "Good, Not Great"

    April 27, 2012
    Illinois is doing OK, but OK isn't good enough to move the stock much higher. Find out why Illinois is a great company, but ...
  25. Building a Strong Stock Portfolio

    March 9, 2012
    Using real market examples, Tom Aspray discusses how to identify high-relative-strength stocks to buy and manage risk by ...
  26. Gardner Denver A Unique, Growing Industrial Play

    February 16, 2012
    Gardner has geographic and client diversity and consistently solid annual profit growth. Also, its shares offer a great value.
  27. Gardner Denver Compressing The Competition

    January 3, 2012
    Gardner Denver's valuation appears to offer a reasonable entry point for a company that should be able to keep growing.
  28. Is Ingersoll-Rand's Bar Finally Low Enough?

    December 30, 2011
    Ingersoll-Rand's stock is cheap, but not necessarily a bargain.
  29. 2011 In Review - Industrials Show Some Rust

    December 22, 2011
    Economic fears have pushed many industrials firmly into the red for 2011.
  30. Middleby Still Simmering

    November 16, 2011
    Middleby is doing well enough, but the price is no bargain.
  31. Manitowoc Has More Room To Grow

    October 31, 2011
    Manitowoc should benefit from a double-barreled recovery.
  32. GE Still On A Road To Recovery

    October 26, 2011
    GE still looks attractive, after rebuilding over the past few years. Patient investors can expect solid dividend growth.
  33. The Case For The Industrial Sector

    August 4, 2011
    They are "old school", and maybe even a little boring, but industrials can sure put up the numbers.
  34. Waiting To Warm Up To Middleby

    May 16, 2011
    Middleby continues to build share, but the stock is no bargain.
  35. Illinois Tool Works Keeps Working

    April 28, 2011
    Illinois Tool Works is an ungainly conglomerate, but it produces real value for shareholders.
  36. Honeywell Benefits From Sweet Industrial Rebound

    April 26, 2011
    Honeywell produced strong first quarter results due to rising global industrial demand and excellent management.
  37. Eaton Shows Broad Recovery Continues

    April 25, 2011
    Eaton is no bargain, but the company is prospering as the economy recovers.
  38. Illinois Tool Works – The Best May Lay Ahead

    February 2, 2011
    Illinois Tool Works is better than the average industrial but seldom trades like it.
  39. 3 Industrious Industrials

    October 25, 2010
    These diversified industrial companies continue to report a broad-based U.S. recovery. Are their efforts enough to attract ...
  40. Praxair's Success Not Just Hot Air

    July 30, 2010
    With so much of its business coming from key industrial sectors, Praxair is a very good proxy for global economic activity.
  41. How Cool Is Ingersoll Rand?

    July 26, 2010
    Might Ingersoll Rand's good news be seen as bad news for the broader market?
  42. A Quick Scan Of Zebra Technologies

    June 15, 2009
    Zebra’s operations have been hit by recent global economic turmoil but have plenty of long-term appeal.
  43. Turning Corners (TYC, DOV, CR)

    April 5, 2007
    Three industrial companies have have turned or are in the process of taking a new direction.
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