PHG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Expectations, Not Performance, Eclipse Cree

    August 15, 2013
    Red-hot expectations on Cree leave no room for any disappointment or downward revisions in guidance.
  2. Illuminate Your Portfolio With LEDs

    July 19, 2013
    While new sources of supplies are helping curb the energy crisis, the truth is that we are still using more and more. That’s ...
  3. 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.
  4. Regal Beloit Buys RAM Motor Business - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC) recently completed the acquisition of the RAM motor business from Schneider Electric for an ...
  5. Regal Beloit Beats Estimate - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 70 cents per share compared to 80 cents in the year-ago ...
  6. Mindray Reports Preliminary Results - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) announced selected unaudited preliminary 2012 results ...
  7. Mindray Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    We downgrade our recommendation on Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) to Neutral. Its third-quarter 2012 adjusted ...
  8. Microsemi's LED Solutions for Vizio - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) will now be offering LED backlighting solutions to privately-held VIZIO, Inc. Based in California, ...
  9. Mindray's Voluntary Recall - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) recently revealed a voluntary recall impacting its ...
  10. Mindray Misses, Profit Down - Analyst Blog

    November 8, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited's (MR) third-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding one-time ...
  11. Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV and Other Big Movers In Consumer ...

    October 22, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has moved up 0.5%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow is unchanged. The consumer cyclical ...
  12. Honda Motor Co., Ltd Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers ...

    October 22, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.3%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.2% after the morning's trading. The consumer ...
  13. Mindray to Display at CMEF - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) recently revealed that it will showcase over 90 ...
  14. For Jabil, The Price Is Right, But The Timing Is Uncertain

    September 27, 2012
    Jabil's value looks appealing, but the end markets are shaky and the industry is brutal. If investors believe in the new ...
  15. Agilent, LipoScience Sign Agreement - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Agilent Technologies Inc. (A">A) will be supplying nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) components for LipoScience Inc.'s Vantera ...
  16. Mindray Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral rating on Mindray Medical International Limited (MR). Its second-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding ...
  17. Mindray Beats, Profit Up - Analyst Blog

    August 7, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited's (MR) second-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding one-time ...
  18. Mindray Completes an Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) recently revealed the completion of its takeover ...
  19. Mindray Retained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on Mindray Medical International Limited (MR). Mindray's first-quarter 2012 adjusted ...
  20. Voxx International Is Priced To Move

    June 12, 2012
    I last talked about Voxx International (then known as Audiovox) in January 2010. Its stock dropped 30% in the past month, ...
  21. Mindray's Latest Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited (MR) recently revealed a definitive agreement to take ...
  22. The LED Market Gets Brighter

    May 23, 2012
    As we continue to grapple with increasing energy demands, innovative technology like LEDs are helping us find solutions.
  23. Mindray's Mixed Results - Analyst Blog

    May 9, 2012
    Chinese medical devices major Mindray Medical International Limited's (MR) first-quarter fiscal 2012 adjusted (excluding ...
  24. Acuity Brands Not Yet Back to Earth

    April 10, 2012
    An earnings miss sent Acuity Brand's stock down sharply, but not by enough to consider the stock a bona fide buy at current ...
  25. 2011 In Review - Conglomerates

    December 22, 2011
    Conglomerates were largely in the red for 2011.
  26. SonoSite Finds Its Deal

    December 20, 2011
    SonoSite finally finds its buyer.
  27. Can Skullcandy Marry Performance With Image?

    August 31, 2011
    Skullcandy has the hype, but there's real hope for the stock as well.
  28. Hologic Holding Its Place

    August 8, 2011
    Hologic's volume is not great today, but business should improve more than the market currently believes.
  29. Better Budgets, Better Times For Robots

    July 12, 2011
    With healthier budgets at hospitals, robots are looking better and better.
  30. Acuity Shines A Little Brighter

    July 1, 2011
    Acuity is a bright spot in a dim lighting market.
  31. Siemens Says The Easy Work Is Done

    June 28, 2011
    Guidance from Siemens suggests that the going is about to get tougher for diversified industrials.
  32. Conglomerates With A Dividend Angle

    June 6, 2011
    Well-run conglomerates can be great additions to income-oriented portfolios.
  33. 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.
  34. Don't Ignore The Netherlands

    December 2, 2010
    While most of Europe continues to struggle, the continent still offers some compelling buys.
  35. MELA Sciences' New Device: Will It Be Approved?

    November 19, 2010
    A surprising panel decision raises hopes, but offers no guarantees.
  36. Cree Not Burning Out Yet

    August 11, 2010
    Momentum investors seem poised to punish CREE for soft guidance, but the growth is strong.
  37. Opportunities In LEDs

    July 6, 2010
    As energy consumption continues to rise along with our population, LEDs will become more popular.
  38. Lights Out At Acuity Brands

    July 5, 2010
    Acuity Brands is still struggling along with its residential and commercial construction customer base.
  39. Make Way For Energy-Efficient Buildings

    May 12, 2010
    While the current Cash for Caulkers bill on the table pales in comparison to original proposal, it still represents a great ...
  40. Whirlpool Cleans Up

    April 28, 2010
    Whirlpool and other home-appliance manufacturers show that the U.S. consumer appears to back in a buying mood.
  41. Siemens Sluggish With Losses

    December 9, 2009
    Siemens had lower losses in its Q4 than last year's Q4, but it continues an uphill battle in the difficult European and global ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. Some Investors Never Learn About IPOs

    March 30, 2009
    Approaching the four-year anniversary of the Warner Music IPO offering, its stock closed March 27 down 85% from its initial ...
  44. Hospital Spending Fears Expose SonoSite

    November 5, 2008
    Small med-tech player SonoSite struggles to stay ahead of frozen hospital budgets and tough credit environment.
  45. Varian Keeps Beaming

    October 30, 2008
    Frozen credit markets are no match for a product that makes money for hospitals.
  46. Waiting For The Dips On Intuitive Surgical

    October 21, 2008
    When a growth stock with excellent prospects sells off on good earnings, what's an investor to do?
  47. General Electric Rides Out The Storm

    October 15, 2008
    We break down GE's Friday earnings announcement. Despite trouble in its Financial Services segment, GE is a survivor.
  48. Viad's Success On Display

    August 4, 2008
    This trade show king beat second-quarter estimates by 37% - and there may be more up this company's sleeve.
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