UTX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky. Is It the Right Move?

    August 17, 2015
    Discover more information on the Lockheed Martin acquisition of Sikorsky, and learn why this move makes good strategic business ...
  2. 10 Public Companies That Rely On Govt. Contracts

    July 30, 2015
    We look at 10 of the top public companies whose businesses rely on U.S. government contracts.
  3. Traders Turn To Aerospace and Defense Stocks

    July 22, 2015
    Recent news from Lockheed Martin and United Technologies has put the Aerospace & Defense sector on trader's radar. We'll ...
  4. IBM Vs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

    July 15, 2015
    IBM has lagged the Dow since 2013 and could fall further before finding enthusiastic buyers.
  5. A United Technologies Product: Always Closeby

    December 2, 2014
    If you flown in an airplane, shopped for food or sat comfortably in a hot climate, you've probably used a United Technologies ...
  6. Four Ways To Spot An Emerging Market

    July 7, 2014
    The term "emerging market" is frustratingly ambiguous. It means a country has at least some market liquidity. But there's ...
  7. Four Stocks For Range Traders

    July 7, 2014
    These four stocks are locked in ranges, offering low risk and high reward opportunities if the ranges continue.
  8. This ETF Will Deliver Upside With Downside Protection

    May 16, 2014
    With markets near all-time highs as naysayers warn of a coming correction, how can you stick around for more gains and still ...
  9. Strategic Beta ETFs

    February 27, 2014
    Strategic Beta ETFs By Greg McFarlane As the financial markets get more sophisticated and arcane with time, the number of ...
  10. The Best Offense In 2014 Could Be A Big Dose Of Defense

    January 24, 2014
    With the one of the major hurdles out of the way, the aerospace and defense industry continues to be one of the brightest ...
  11. Boeing Shares Climb Thanks To Strong Earnings

    October 23, 2013
    Boeing reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings fueled by a 14% surge in deliveries.
  12. When Will The Pain End For Caterpillar?

    October 23, 2013
    Caterpillar reported earnings that were far worse than analysts expected and slashed its outlook for the year. We'll take ...
  13. GE Is Firing On All Cylinders

    October 18, 2013
    General Electric today reported better-than-expected results, as Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt’s strategy of shrinking ...
  14. United Technologies Still Has Plenty Of Runway

    July 23, 2013
    Defense drags down UTX, but its Otis and CCS that look like the bigger concerns for the long term.
  15. 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.
  16. U.S. Manufacturing Is Still Alive & Kicking

    June 27, 2013
    With durable and core capital goods orders rising, businesses are still betting on a strong U.S. economy in the months ahead. ...
  17. Honeywell Is Popular, But Built To Perform Well

    June 7, 2013
    Honeywell has the growth and margin drivers to be a solid stock for the long term.
  18. Johnson Controls Has A Lot Of Improving Left To Do

    May 7, 2013
    Analysts are projecting a big turnaround in Johnson Controls' margins, but that the downside risks are meaningful
  19. Ingersoll-Rand Improving, But Are Investors Already Too Optimistic?

    May 7, 2013
    WIthout stronger construction markets, Ingersoll-Rand's turnaround could bog down
  20. 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
  21. GE's Guidance Wasn't Great, But Expectations Seem Low

    April 19, 2013
    GE looks underpriced on its long-term growth potential.
  22. Honeywell Comes Through, But Valuation Isn't So Sweet

    January 30, 2013
    Honeywell's low growth outlook doesn't match a fairly robust valuation.
  23. Confidence And Relief Will Take General Electric Only So Far

    January 24, 2013
    GE's performance was decent, but not spectacular.
  24. Conglomerate Stocks Looking Good, Or Are They?

    January 23, 2013
    Conglomerate stocks are performing very well overall, but how they will perform in the future is the primary concern. As ...
  25. Will Investors Be Secure With ADT?

    November 29, 2012
    ADT is solid but not spectacular.
  26. Tyco Makes A Conservative Debut

    November 16, 2012
    Tyco makes a solid debut following the split from its parent company.
  27. 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 ...
  28. Johnson Controls Still Reliable … In A Bad Way

    October 31, 2012
    Johnson Controls still isn't offering many reasons to own the stock.
  29. 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.
  30. Carlyle Group Carves Itself A Future

    September 13, 2012
    The private equity firm goes shopping for unwanted businesses of large companies. As a result, it's busier than ever buying ...
  31. United's Second Quarter Earnings Report

    July 26, 2012
    United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 26, 2012. United Technologies provides ...
  32. Is United Technologies Breaking Down?

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) closed the trading session at $77. ...
  33. 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.
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. Emerson Is Better Than It Looks

    February 13, 2012
    Emerson has stumbled, but is far from fallen.
  37. Which Companies Spend The Most On Lobbying?

    January 27, 2012
    Find out which companies spend the most on gaining influence over government officials.
  38. OM Group - Just Another Cheap Commodity Play, Or Something More?

    January 17, 2012
    OM Group is seeing multiple cyclical downturns, but looks cheap.
  39. 2011 In Review - Conglomerates

    December 22, 2011
    Conglomerates were largely in the red for 2011.
  40. Johnson Controls Sets Up For 2012

    October 26, 2011
    Johnson Controls estimates that the company can grow earnings by 20% in fiscal 2012, as it still sees underlying strength ...
  41. Tyco Goes Three-For-One

    September 21, 2011
    Tyco looks to finish spinning out its last major businesses.
  42. Will United Technologies Land Goodrich?

    September 19, 2011
    UTX is rumored to be shopping for a major aircraft component player.
  43. 3 Stocks On Sale

    September 7, 2011
    The market's summer selloff has brought stock prices down to attractive levels for some good companies.
  44. Market Dislikes 3M's Quarter

    August 1, 2011
    Industrial giant and Dow component 3M had a strong quarter, but not strong enough for the market's tastes. Investors concerned ...
  45. All Is Well At Honeywell

    July 28, 2011
    Honeywell is well positioned to take advantage of an eventual recovery in global industrial economic activity.
  46. 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.
  47. Ingersoll-Rand Getting The Squeeze

    February 11, 2011
    Ingersoll-Rand is not out of the woods yet from an operating effiency standpoint.
  48. 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.
  49. Honeywell Looking Sweet

    January 31, 2011
    Honeywell is performing well already and a recovery in aerospace could be the cherry on top.
  50. Sales Up, But Rising Costs Dampen 3M Profits

    January 27, 2011
    3M had a slight earnings drop for the quarter despite a revenue increase. Rising raw material costs began to show themselves.
  51. Powering Up With Fuel Cells

    December 22, 2010
    Moving past the hype of finding cleaner and renewable sources of energy, fuel cells are once again returning to the forefront ...
  52. 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 ...
  53. Geothermal Set To Grow

    December 1, 2010
    With traditional energy sources once again rising in price due to increasing demand, alternatives are back in the spotlight.
  54. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    September 9, 2010
    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, shareholders often pay the price.
  55. 3M Posts Its Glowing Profits

    July 28, 2010
    3M remains a terrific company and a solid stock.
  56. New Tensions May Benefit Defense Contractors

    May 25, 2010
    With the U.S.'s increasing tensions with Iran, some big defense contractors may see their stock prices rise.
  57. Fuel Cells In Bloom

    March 5, 2010
    Fuel cells are getting some attention, and we look at a number of ways (including Bloom Energy) that investors can play.
  58. Big Name Stocks With Rising Dividends

    February 26, 2010
    Do bigger profits, higher stock prices and expanding dividends mean ‘happy days’ are here again?
  59. Honeywell's Free Cash Flow Conversion

    February 2, 2010
    Honeywell's high level of free cash flow makes the stock as sweet as its name.
  60. Is The Price Right For Conglomerates?

    September 1, 2009
    Looking at conglomerates, we've analyzed five large companies using a modification of Ben Graham's Rule of 22.
  61. Adding Some Geothermal To Your Mix

    August 19, 2009
    As one of better bridges to renewable energy choices out there, geothermal energy is often overlooked.
  62. United Technologies: A Multi-Decade Industrial Play

    August 3, 2009
    United Technologies will earn more than its fair share of business over the coming decades.
  63. Benjamin Graham's Recession-Resistant Valuation Metric

    December 10, 2008
    Should near-term earnings be taken seriously?
  64. Monsanto's Double-Bottom Doubles The Fun

    April 8, 2008
    Sometimes a technical trend is so prominent it's impossible to ignore. Monsanto's double-bottom chart could point to a new ...
  65. Locking On (ATK, BA, UTX)

    April 17, 2007
    A trio of defense contractors that are leading military one-up-manship into the 21st century.
  66. The Effects of the Altria-Kraft Spin-Off (MO, KFT)

    March 26, 2007
    An interesting look at the effects the Altria-Kraft spin-off could bring to the major stock market indices.
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