ETN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. R.I.P. QE: 2008 - 2014? - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 29, 2014
    Stocks aren't expected to do much ahead of the Fed announcement later this afternoon that is expected to end the QE program ...
  2. Wall Street's Latest Tax Craze... And How To Profit

    September 18, 2014
    A couple weeks ago in StreetAuthority Daily, we talked about some of Corporate America's latest financial engineering ...
  3. Capitalize On Wall Street's Latest Tax Craze

    September 18, 2014
    A couple weeks ago in StreetAuthority Daily, we talked about some of Corporate America's latest financial engineering ...
  4. This 'Forever Stock' Is Now A Bargain

    August 21, 2014
    For long-term investors, there’s nothing better than “Forever Stocks” -- shares of firms that are head-and-shoulders ...
  5. Will Business Spending Pick up? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 26, 2014
    Business capital spending was up in Q4 and is expected to ramp up this year, but will it?
  6. Earnings Season Past the Halfway Mark - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 25, 2013
    The Q3 scorecard has bloomed lately, with growth rates and beat ratios now outpacing Q2 and the last few quarters.
  7. Expectations, Not Performance, Eclipse Cree

    August 15, 2013
    Red-hot expectations on Cree leave no room for any disappointment or downward revisions in guidance.
  8. Parker Hannifin Skids, But Conditions May Be Bottoming

    August 7, 2013
    Parker Hannifin's disappointing fourth quarter may have investors re-examining their expectations for a big industrial rebound. ...
  9. 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.
  10. Eaton's Conservatism Clashes With Street's Enthusiasm

    August 6, 2013
    Eaton's cautious outlook clashes with Wall Street's desire for a strong rebound in the second half.
  11. Acuity Brands' Q3 Earnings Light Up Stock

    July 4, 2013
    Atlanta-based Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) delivered better than expected Q3 earnings June 2 thanks to a greater focus on LED ...
  12. ABB Wins $20M Chinese Shipyard Deal - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    ABB Ltd. recently received a $20 million oil & gas contract from the Chinese shipyard COSCO Nantong.
  13. Investors Already Thinking Recovery For Cummins

    May 15, 2013
    Cummins is still bottoming, but the Street is already thinking recovery
  14. BorgWarner Still In A Long-Term Growth Lane

    May 13, 2013
    BorgWarner has intriguing growth prospects, but the shares have already recovered quite a bit of ground.
  15. 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.
  16. Good Long-Term Trends, But Softer Conditions Today At United ...

    April 24, 2013
    UTX's focused business mix isn't delivering any better results than the average industrial conglomerate
  17. Hope Seems To Outshine Reality At Acuity Brands

    April 3, 2013
    Acuity's near a 52-week high, but expectations seem high relative to margin and ROIC prospects.
  18. Parker Hannifin's Recent Run Has Taken Away The Value

    January 24, 2013
    Parker Hannifin is a decent enough industrial play, but it's had its rebound.
  19. Allison Transmission - Great Share, But A Lot Of Debt And Cyclicality

    January 16, 2013
    Allison is uncommonly profitable, but also saddled with sizable debts.
  20. Eaton Completes Cooper Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    December 4, 2012
    The European Commission has approved the merger of Eaton Corp. (ETN) with Cooper Industries (CBE). This merger is expected ...
  21. Danfoss A/S Once Again Tries To Get Sauer-Danfoss On The Cheap

    November 29, 2012
    Sauer-Danfoss once again fields what looks like a low-ball offer from Danfoss A/S.
  22. Westport Is Still All About Tomorrow

    November 9, 2012
    Disappointing revenue today means almost nothing for Westport's long-term value.
  23. 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 ...
  24. Bain Capital Reaches Into The Toolbox

    October 12, 2012
    Bain Capital is buying the Apex Tool Group for $1.6 billion.
  25. Eaton Close to CBE Takeover - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Eaton Corporation (ETN) has received approvals for its proposed Cooper Industries plc (CBE) acquisition from South Korea's ...
  26. A Pick Up In North American Industry Will Benefit WESCO

    September 14, 2012
    WESCO is a consolidator in a growing business, but valuation is a little rich.
  27. Technology Stocks, Including Eaton, Making Big Moves on September ...

    September 7, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged. The ...
  28. Eaton Wins Bombardier Learjet Order - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    Eaton Corporation (ETN) received a contract to supply the fuel tank inerting system for the new Bombardier Learjet 85 business ...
  29. Today's Major Technology Sector Movers: SMI and More

    July 23, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 1.9%; the S&P 500 has fallen ...
  30. Is Clarcor's Business Slipping Away?

    June 26, 2012
    Clarcor is a well-run business and the filtration business is a good one to be in, but the growth potential doesn't seem ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. Eaton Corporation (ETN) - Bull of the Day

    May 1, 2012
    Eaton Corporation (ETN) - Bull of the Day
  33. U.S. Manufacturing Starts To Boom

    April 12, 2012
    With the Institute for Supply Management's PMI index rising for the 32nd month in a row, it's safe to say that the U.S. is ...
  34. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  35. Latin America Gives Wind Power A Go

    January 3, 2012
    Latin America is poised to be one of the biggest generators of wind power.
  36. 2011 In Review - Conglomerates

    December 22, 2011
    Conglomerates were largely in the red for 2011.
  37. Manitowoc Has More Room To Grow

    October 31, 2011
    Manitowoc should benefit from a double-barreled recovery.
  38. Eaton – Well-Balanced, But Forever A Bridesmaid?

    October 27, 2011
    Eaton gets relatively less respect than it should, but that could make it a value for patient investors.
  39. 3 Reasons To Own Sauer-Danfoss

    October 14, 2011
    Sauer-Danfoss is making record margins these days, but its stock is up and down like a yo-yo. Here are three reasons to own ...
  40. All Is Well At Honeywell

    July 28, 2011
    Honeywell is well positioned to take advantage of an eventual recovery in global industrial economic activity.
  41. 2 Global Growth Picks to Run All Year

    July 15, 2011
    Two themes have emerged as international markets gain their footing after the Greece imbroglio, and two opportunities in ...
  42. Cummins Finds Another Gear

    April 28, 2011
    Cummins continues to reap the profits from a nearly insatiable demand for trucks in emerging markets.
  43. Is Dover Worth The Trouble?

    April 26, 2011
    Dover is looking better than ever before.
  44. A Siemens Shopping List

    February 17, 2011
    Siemens wants to go shopping, and these companies may find themselves in demand.
  45. Ingersoll-Rand Getting The Squeeze

    February 11, 2011
    Ingersoll-Rand is not out of the woods yet from an operating effiency standpoint.
  46. Cummins Cannot Outrun Expectations

    February 3, 2011
    Cummins is hitting on all cylinders but analysts already expected that.
  47. 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.
  48. 3 Portfolio Staples

    March 24, 2010
    Market history states that after a year of big gains, paltry returns are to follow. Dividend stocks can help enhance those ...
  49. A Green Chip Portfolio

    August 10, 2009
    While start-ups get all the alternative energy attention, there are plenty of well established large caps that have green ...
  50. Swiss Power Company ABB Flickers

    October 28, 2008
    ABB has been hammered on worries about the global economy. It's a good play for the long-term, but today's buyers need a ...
  51. The AZZ Buzz

    July 3, 2008
    The S&P 500 is down over 10% this year, and there's no relief in sight, yet electrical-equipment maker AZZ is on a tear. ...
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