JCI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How To Profit From The World's Next Growth Hotspot

    February 5, 2014
    Joel Jackson dreams of becoming the next Henry Ford. The British expatriate has moved to Kenya to launch Africa's first ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. The Time To Bet On Electric Vehicles Is Now

    November 4, 2013
    As transportation costs continue to rise, electric and hybrid vehicles are once again returning to the spotlight. That makes ...
  4. Ingersoll-Rand Outperforming As Management Hits Its Marks

    July 22, 2013
    Ingersoll-Rand's restructuring seems to be working, but the stock has already moved in expectation of strong results.
  5. Benzinga Market Primer, Friday July 19

    July 19, 2013
    Futures Slide On Weak Earnings U.S. equity futures slid overnight following weak earnings reports from tech giants Microsoft ...
  6. Navistar Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    On Jul 3, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Navistar International Corporation
  7. BorgWarner Touches New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Shares of BorgWarner started escalating following its impressive 2013-first quarter results
  8. Ingersoll-Rand Improving, But Are Investors Already Too Optimistic?

    May 7, 2013
    WIthout stronger construction markets, Ingersoll-Rand's turnaround could bog down
  9. 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
  10. Honeywell Marginally Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Despite macroeconomic headwinds, Honeywell International Inc. (HON) reported solid fourth quarter 2012 results with adjusted ...
  11. A123's Story Ends With A Zero

    December 12, 2012
    A123's story ends in a zero.
  12. 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 ...
  13. Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on July 19, 2012

    July 19, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has climbed 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow is trading ...
  14. Honeywell Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Honeywell International Inc. (HON) reported second-quarter 2012 earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.14 a ...
  15. 3 Reasons To Own Ingersoll Rand

    April 27, 2012
    Ingersoll Rand is a serial underperformer. Here are three reasons you should own its stock, despite its checkered past.
  16. Honeywell An Appealing Conglomeration

    April 24, 2012
    Honeywell offers a decent combination of growth, dividend income and a reasonable valuation.
  17. American Reprographics Still Waiting For The Commercial Recovery

    April 11, 2012
    American Reprographics is the largest company in the reprographic services industry, with around a 15% market share. It's ...
  18. EnerNOC Still A When AND If Story

    April 11, 2012
    EnerNOC still has to prove that it has a viable model. At today's prices, this looks like a binary stock.
  19. Maxwell Offers Energy Tech With A Real Model

    March 15, 2012
    Maxwell is profitable today, but much of its future lies in the development of minor markets that may never become significant.
  20. Time To Turn The Ignition?

    February 17, 2012
    Companies like Ford and GM have weathered competition from foreign rivals and to this day remain an important part of gauging ...
  21. Big Auto's Big Return

    February 14, 2012
    After bottoming out in 2009, the U.S. auto industry seems to be making a major comeback, with international and domestic ...
  22. Is Ingersoll-Rand's Bar Finally Low Enough?

    December 30, 2011
    Ingersoll-Rand's stock is cheap, but not necessarily a bargain.
  23. 2011 In Review - Industrials Show Some Rust

    December 22, 2011
    Economic fears have pushed many industrials firmly into the red for 2011.
  24. OM Group Looks Too Cheap

    May 10, 2011
    Despite getting little attention, OM Group looks like a real bargain.
  25. A Rare Stumble For Emerson

    May 5, 2011
    Emerson had a rare and minor setback, but the stock is not cheap yet.
  26. Illinois Tool Works Keeps Working

    April 28, 2011
    Illinois Tool Works is an ungainly conglomerate, but it produces real value for shareholders.
  27. Growing Demand In Demand Response

    March 23, 2011
    While the supply side of alternative energy gets all the attention from the press, the smart money has been quietly moving ...
  28. 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.
  29. Ingersoll-Rand Getting The Squeeze

    February 11, 2011
    Ingersoll-Rand is not out of the woods yet from an operating effiency standpoint.
  30. Honeywell Looking Sweet

    January 31, 2011
    Honeywell is performing well already and a recovery in aerospace could be the cherry on top.
  31. Lear Takes Avenue Capital For A Ride

    January 18, 2011
    Billionaire hedge fund mananger Marc Lasry's Avenue Capital is the largest shareholder in Lear, a mid-cap seat manufacturer. ...
  32. Honeywell's 2011 Outlook

    December 15, 2010
    Shares of Honeywell are trading in close proximity to their highs and given its strong 2011 forecast many believe they can ...
  33. Add Some Energy Efficiency To Your Portfolio

    November 23, 2010
    As we look towards a future of increased energy demand, it's not enough just to find new sources. Energy efficiency represents ...
  34. Are Auto Parts Makers Really Back In Business?

    November 19, 2010
    Did the auto parts maker stocks really deserve to rally side-by-side with auto manufacturers? Conventional wisdom says yes, ...
  35. A123 Causing Investors' Patience To Flicker

    November 16, 2010
    A123 continues to test the patience of investors waiting for commercial-scale production.
  36. OM Group: Under The Radar, But Worth A Look

    November 5, 2010
    OM Group is not widely known, but could be a relative value pick compared to other companies dealing in commodities.
  37. A123 Needs To Recharge

    August 12, 2010
    Earnings don't really matter right now, but the loss of the Chrysler deal could be a warning.
  38. Lithium Ion Battery Stocks

    July 6, 2010
    Instead of trying to pick the best cellular phone company, electric car or green energy business to invest in, look at what ...
  39. Does A123 Have The Juice?

    May 17, 2010
    A123 has well-regarded technology, but can it deliver for its shareholders?
  40. Consumer Discretionary Triple Plays

    May 6, 2010
    S&P 500 companies that beat analyst estimates for EP and revenues and also raised guidance are referred to as triple plays.
  41. All Systems Go At Comfort Systems

    March 5, 2010
    Comfort Systems is not a get-rich-quick stock, but rather a business that focuses on generating free cash flow.
  42. Why Honeywell Deserves A Hug

    December 22, 2009
    Its expected growth rate, its dividend and the fact that it can generate much higher earnings once the economy returns in ...
  43. Profiting From Wall Street's Cash Bundles

    December 9, 2009
    Companies are sitting on nearly $1.6 trillion in cash. Finding companies that will benefit from increased spending will bestow ...
  44. Honeywell's Sweet Future

    October 30, 2009
    Honeywell's future looks good; everyone needs to stay warm.
  45. The Smart Grid Gets Smarter

    October 20, 2009
    The smart grid is finally coming together through partnerships.
  46. Alternative Energy Winners

    August 11, 2009
    The recipients of alternative energy grants may prove to be stimulating investments.
  47. Energy Efficiency All-Stars

    July 7, 2009
    Recent announcements by the Department of Energy are focusing on energy efficiency, and we look at some top picks in that ...
  48. Watsco Keeps Cooling America

    July 6, 2009
    Watsco is America's largest HVAC distributor. With government incentives and the inevitable rise of the housing market, this ...
  49. April's Surprising Large Cap Winners

    May 4, 2009
    April large cap winners were from sectors that everyone considered dead, rewarding patient investors who listened to reason ...
  50. 4 Red-Hot Consumer Goods Stocks

    May 1, 2009
    The consumer goods sector had an uninspiring 2008, but these four hot stocks indicate that the sector may be poised for a ...
  51. Book Value Bargains Or Just Plain Busted?

    March 18, 2009
    Companies trading under book value may be worth a look - assuming they aren't down for good reason.
  52. See How The Mighty Have Fallen

    November 24, 2008
    Wynn Resorts' market cap was $17.2 billion last year. What could you buy with $17.2 billion today? Try the whole casino industry, ...
  53. GM Stall Creates Industry Bottleneck

    September 3, 2008
    As GM goes so too goes the auto parts industry. Learn which auto part suppliers could feel the brunt of GM's pain.
  54. Echelon Turns Off The Lights On Energy Waste

    July 2, 2008
    This small company has several big contracts, but can its simple, power saving products generate real earnings?
  55. Auto Parts Makers Breaking Down? (JCI, TRW, MGA)

    September 8, 2006
    Despite the rebound in U.S. auto stocks, don’t expect the same from the auto parts makers.
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