Flowserve (FLS) stock has been on a downward trend since March 2015. On a yearly basis, FLS has corrected approximately 20% to date.
Dover’s stock (DOV) returned 4.4% in the first three months of 2016. This was almost twice the return of the S&P 500, which rose 2.3% during the quarter.
Dover is highly exposed to US shale oil producers, which have been cutting down on capital investments as low oil prices have made these projects economically unviable.
The average target price of all analysts covering Dover Corporation fell from $64.47 in early January to $62.33 toward the end of the first quarter.
Dover Corporation’s management has revised its earnings guidance three times in the last four months.
The diversified industrials (RGI) company Dover Corporation (DOV) is expected to declare earnings for the first quarter of 2016 on April 21.
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has managed to beat consensus earnings per share estimates every time in the last eight quarters.
The construction industry (XHB) is the most important end market for Stanley Black & Decker (SWK). The company derived 57% of its revenues from this market in 2015.
The consensus rating among the 18 analysts covering Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) hasn’t changed since the beginning of the year.
The world’s leading tool maker, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), is scheduled to declare earnings for 1Q16 on April 21.
Lincoln Electric has a Wall Street analyst consensus rating of “hold.” Of 13 analysts surveyed, three gave the company a “buy” rating while ten gave a “hold” rating. There were no “sell” ratings.
For fiscal 2015, Lincoln Electric (LECO) successfully gave back $486 million to its shareholders.
Lincoln Electric’s (LECO) stock has been in a downward trend since March 2015. This can be attributed to the softness in demand and weakness in the oil and gas sector and US export markets.
Lincoln Electric (LECO) will release its 1Q16 earnings on April 19, 2016. The estimate for its 1Q16 revenue is ~$556 million.
Ingersoll Rand’s (IR) stock has been in a downward trend since May 2015, due to the company missing its 2Q15 earnings target.
Ingersoll Rand (IR) will release its 1Q16 earnings on April 21, 2016. The estimate for its 1Q16 revenue is ~$2.8 billion, compared with its 4Q15 revenue of ~$3.3 billion.
With negative returns of 0.1% until March 31, 2016, Honeywell (HON) stock was only marginally better than its peers and the Market.
Gregory Hayes, CEO of United Technologies, commenting on a possible merger with Honeywell, said he was open to doing a large deal if regulatory hurdles were manageable.
Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions made $14.1 billion in sales in 2015. The company expects sales to rise $15.3 billion–15.8 billion in 2016 with a core organic growth of 1%–2%.
Honeywell Aerospace (HON) made $15.2 billion in revenues in 2015. The company expects sales to rise between $15.3 billion and $15.6 billion in 2016, a growth of 1%–2%.