IR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Stanley Black & Decker Offers Leverage To Construction And Internal ...

    July 8, 2013
    Have the changes at Stanley Black & Decker neutralized its leverage to an eventual construction recovery?
  2. Is A Deal For Gardner Denver What SPX Really Needs?

    December 13, 2012
    SPX's rumored interest in Gardner Denver is bold and risky.
  3. 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 ...
  4. ABB's Third Quarter Keeps The Uncertainty High

    October 29, 2012
    ABB delivered another mixed quarter in an uncertain and nervous market.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Does Blount Offer Investors A Small-Cap Recovery Play On Housing?

    September 13, 2012
    Blount is an interesting small-cap industrial company with a solid niche that is flying well below the radar.
  7. Caterpillar and More Big Movers in Capital Goods on September ...

    September 4, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has decreased 0.8%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.5%; and the Dow has fallen ...
  8. Today's Major Capital Goods Sector Movers: GDI and More

    July 20, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.7%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.7% and the Dow has slipped 0.8%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  9. Dover's A Dividend Delight

    March 14, 2012
    Dover has increased its dividend every year since 1956. In October, the stock looked 30% undervalued. It's up 11% since then.
  10. Three Reasons To Own Paccar

    February 9, 2012
    Paccar's starting to make some noise and its stock should follow suit.
  11. Stanley Black & Decker May Be Surprisingly Cheap

    January 27, 2012
    Stanley Works is doing relatively well in a miserable end-user environment.
  12. Johnson Controls Has A Lot To Live Up To

    January 24, 2012
    Johnson Controls is long on both hope and disappointment.
  13. 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.
  14. Are We Headed For A Recession?

    October 12, 2011
    The stock market seems to think that the United States is headed for a recession. The economic evidence doesn't yet support ...
  15. Wabco Brakes For Nobody

    October 7, 2011
    I wrote about Wabco back in January 2009. Since then, it went on a tear until July when it fell out of bed. I can see no ...
  16. Cummins Finds Another Gear

    April 28, 2011
    Cummins continues to reap the profits from a nearly insatiable demand for trucks in emerging markets.
  17. Tocqueville's Select Fund Reveals Mid-Cap Value

    March 9, 2011
    The Select Fund is a tiny fund with a strong track record of finding mid-cap value stocks. We'll look at its 5 best stock ...
  18. Joy Global's Mixed Quarter

    March 3, 2011
    Joy Global's mixed earnings won't help already nervous investors.
  19. Energy Efficient Stock Picks

    February 16, 2011
    A recent Jones LaSalle survey shows that corporate America is willing to pay more for energy-efficient office space.
  20. Dresser Rand Analyst Day Review

    November 17, 2010
    Dresser Rand is set to ride the wave of oil and gas spending over the next decade as the emerging economies accelerate demand.
  21. 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 ...
  22. Biomass Gets A Boost

    August 30, 2010
    As energy prices rise, investors and governments are looking to new alternatives to help power their portfolios and cities.
  23. W.W. Grainger Lacks Investment Appeal

    July 19, 2010
    The only thing to dislike about W.W. Grainger is its lofty share price valuation.
  24. Ode To Joy Global

    June 7, 2010
    Joy Global is a major equipment supplier leveraged to the commodity markets, but can investors tolerate the volatility?
  25. Is The Recession Over?

    February 25, 2010
    Investors who believe we are emerging from the recession should position portfolios to take advantage.
  26. Is Lorillard Poised To Smoke?

    April 7, 2009
    Lorillard Tobacco Company looks promising to survive the current economic downturn, despite increasing cigarette taxes.
  27. Tracking UTX's Moving Parts

    October 22, 2008
    Conglomerate UTX is going to see business slow down, but this quality company has been here before.
  28. Signs The Market Is At Rock Bottom (Again)

    September 15, 2008
    Many have unsuccessfully tried to call a bottom, but perhaps the stars have finally aligned. Learn which stocks could be ...
  29. Potential Home Run Stocks For August 28

    August 28, 2008
    Every investor dreams of a hitting one out of the park. We pitch five potential homers your way, with a focus on Ingersoll ...
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