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. Weatherford Burning Through Its Benefits Of The Doubt

    August 1, 2013
    Weatherford posts a significant operating miss, and needs to get better soon
  4. Illinois Tool Works Comes Up Short On Growth

    July 23, 2013
    Underwhelming growth overshadows ongoing progress with margins.
  5. Dover's Opportunities Matched Only By Wall Street's Enthusiasm ...

    June 13, 2013
    Dover is increasingly focused on solid long-term markets where it can create a sustainable advantage.
  6. Middleby Keeps Sticking To A Successful Recipe

    May 10, 2013
    Middleby continues to gain share and expand its market opportunities in an under-innovative industry.
  7. 3M Ends Up In The Same Industrial Tar Pit As Everybody Else

    April 25, 2013
    Disappointing margins dent 3M's all-weather credentials.
  8. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  9. Dover May Be Bottoming, But The Street's Already Thinking Recovery

    April 18, 2013
    Dover management is continuing to make the case that results will improve in the second half of 2013. Remember that while ...
  10. GE Pays Up To Get Into Another Attractive Energy Business

    April 9, 2013
    GE is taking a deep dive into artificial lifts with a high-priced acquisition of Lufkin Industries.
  11. Pricey Today, IDEX Deserves A Spot On Watchlists

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

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

    November 20, 2012
    Agilent's guidance points to another tough year.
  14. ABB's Third Quarter Keeps The Uncertainty High

    October 29, 2012
    ABB delivered another mixed quarter in an uncertain and nervous market.
  15. 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.
  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. Should Oshkosh Investors Take Icahn's Money And Run?

    October 12, 2012
    Icahn's offer for Oshkosh looks mostly reasonable. Shareholders and the board of directors should at least consider the offer. ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. "Dominant" Pattern Inspires 4 Buys

    February 1, 2012
    Reverse head-and-shoulders bottom formations in three stocks and an emerging market ETF are creating worthwhile buying opportunities ...
  24. 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.
  25. Manitowoc Has More Room To Grow

    October 31, 2011
    Manitowoc should benefit from a double-barreled recovery.
  26. 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. ...
  27. 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.
  28. Waiting To Warm Up To Middleby

    May 16, 2011
    Middleby continues to build share, but the stock is no bargain.
  29. Is Dover Worth The Trouble?

    April 26, 2011
    Dover is looking better than ever before.
  30. 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.
  31. Nordson's Growth Story Sticks

    December 20, 2010
    With broad economic exposure and over 20% order growth, Nordson results point to the ongoing recovery.
  32. 5 A-Rated Stocks With Healthy Dividends

    October 16, 2009
    These issues have distinguished themselves with stable growth, earnings and dividends over a 10-year period.
  33. 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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