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What Led to the Rebound of ISM New Orders Index in May?
The ISM New Order Index for May was 63.7, rebounding after four consecutive monthly declines, but still below the December peak of 67.4.
What Led to the Decline of the ISM New Orders Index in April?
The ISM New Order Index for April was reported at 61.2, which represented the fourth consecutive monthly decline for the index.
What to Make of the January Decline in ISM New Orders Index
This ISM New Order Index is a diffusion index, and the respondents are asked to rate the conditions of their industry as either good or bad.
What Do Analysts Recommend for General Electric after 2Q16?
Barclays gave an “overweight” rating to General Electric’s (GE) stock, with a target price of $34 on July 22. The target price implies a potential rise of 6.0% over July 22’s closing price of $32.06 per share.
Alstom’s Contribution to General Electric’s 2Q16 Earnings
General Electric (GE) expects Alstom’s expertise will be handy in gaining an edge in combined cycle gas plants, which typically employ gas turbines as well as steam turbines.
The Impact of the General Electric Appliances–Haier Deal
General Electric’s (GE) Appliances & Lighting business generated 5.8% of GE’s revenues in 2Q16 but accounted for only 2.3% of profit.
What Analysts Are Recommending for GE before Its 2Q16 Results
General Electric (GE) has a Wall Street analyst consensus rating of “buy.” Of the 20 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, 11 gave the company “buy” ratings.
A Glance at GE’s Balance Sheet: Debt Profile and Liquidity
At first glance, one might wonder about the sudden rise in General Electric’s (GE) Industrial plus Verticals debt-to-equity in the last two quarters.
General Electric’s Q2: What Analysts Recommend ahead of Earnings
General Electric (GE) has a Wall Street analyst consensus rating of “buy.” Of 20 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, 11 gave the company a “buy” rating while nine gave it “hold” rating.
Is General Electric Attractively Valued?
As a large industrial conglomerate, GE’s performance relates to the performance of the macroeconomy. So you could say it’s cyclical in nature.
General Electric-Haier Deal to Close in 2Q16
On January 15, 2016, GE agreed to sell its appliances business to Haier for $5.4 billion.
What’s General Dynamics’ outlook for 4Q14?
General Dynamics hopes to efficiently manage its cost of revenue. It wants to continue to post higher earnings and better cash flows in the fourth quarter.
How Will Alcoa’s Lightweighting Initiatives Shape Up In 2015?
By increasing the aluminum content of a vehicle, auto manufacturers can reduce a vehicle’s weight by ~30% and increase the vehicle’s fuel economy.
Future outlook for Boeing
The future outlook for Boeing is promising due to the gradual economic recovery and the expected rise in passenger air traffic in the Asia-Pacific region.
Why Lockheed Martin’s growth is leading to strong earnings
As we’ve seen in the last few articles of this series, Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) management has been trying different strategies to drive growth in its revenue and earnings. These efforts seem to have paid off.