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    Company & Industry Overviews

    S&P 500’s Top Gainers: W.W. Grainger Rose on July 18

    W.W. Grainger, which provides industrial supplies and equipment, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on July 18.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did W.W. Grainger Move Higher on April 19?

    W.W. Grainger (GWW), which is an industrial supplier and equipment provider, was among the S&P 500’s top gainers on April 19.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Amazon’s Business Prime Service Matters

    Amazon (AMZN) recently expanded its corporate-focused e-commerce offerings with the launch of its Amazon Prime version for businesses.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Industrials

    What Changed W.W. Grainger’s Dividend Yield Graph?

    W.W. Grainger (GWW) recorded a 2.0% net sales growth in 2016 after flat growth in 2015.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Industrials

    Dividend Yield of W.W. Grainger

    W.W. Grainger’s (GWW) PE ratio of 16.3x compares to a sector average of 29.3x. The dividend yield of 3.2% compares to a sector average of 1.6%.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the Energy and Industrial Sector on March 9

    After showing weakness for two consecutive trading days, the energy sector rebounded on Thursday. The S&P 500 Energy sector rose 0.59% on March 9.

    By Val Kensington
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    Fund Managers

    The YTD 2016 Sector Composition of MIGFX

    Information technology and healthcare are the two biggest sectors in the MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund (MIGFX). Combined, they form a little over half of the portfolio.

    By David Ashworth
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    Which Sector Has Been Delivering for the Franklin Growth Fund so Far in 2016?

    The Franklin Growth Fund Class A has risen 4.7% in YTD 2016. This makes it the second best performer in the year so far, among the 12 funds in our review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    A Look at MIGFX’s Portfolio Changes

    MIGFX invests at least 80% of its assets in common and preferred stocks, convertible securities, and depositary receipts.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    What Sector Powered FKGRX in 1Q16?

    FKGRX rose 0.2% in 1Q16. It fell 1.1% in the one-year period ended March 2016, and it was placed fourth among its peer group.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Fact File: The MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund

    The MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common and preferred stocks, convertible securities and depositary receipts.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    How Does HD Supply Holdings Compare to Its Peers?

    HD Supply Holdings (HDS) has outperformed most of its peers based on PE ratio but has trailed in price-to-sales ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Fastenal Perform Compared to Its Peers in 3Q15?

    The peers outperformed Fastenal based on the EPS. Fastenal outperformed its peers based on the net profit margin, current ratio, PE ratio, and PBV ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Fastenal’s Revenue and Income Rose in 3Q15

    Fastenal (FAST) has a market cap of $11.0 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, Fastenal fell by 2.2% to close at $37.95 per share as of October 13, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    HD Supply Holdings’ Performance in the Competitive Market

    Based on price movement, HD Supply Holdings has outperformed its ETF. However, the Renaissance IPO ETF has outperformed HD Supply Holdings based on PE ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    Cantillon ups its stake in Fidelity National Information Services

    Cantillon increased its position in Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS), which now accounts for 9.58% of its total portfolio in 1Q 2014 from 6.8% in the prior quarter.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    William von Mueffling’s Cantillon Capital raises its AmBev stake

    Cantillon’s 3.9% position in AmBev SA (ABEV) in 4Q 2013 increased to 5.06% in 1Q 2014. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) is a Brazil-based company and a unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    Cantillon Capital Management’s 1Q 2014 investment strategy

    The New York–based Cantillon Capital Management filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2014. The size of the U.S. long portfolio slightly increased in the quarter, from $4.22 billion to $4.32 billion.

    By Samantha Nielson
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