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Caterpillar Doubles Its Market Share in China’s Shrinking Market
In 2012, Caterpillar (CAT) had a market share of 7% in the excavator manufacturing industry. Its share doubled to 14% YTD in 2016.
Why Margins in UTX’s Otis Segment Should Be Tight on Chinese Overhang
United Technologies’s (UTX) Otis segment, which accounts for ~20%–22% of the company’s revenues every year, is the world’s largest elevator manufacturer. This segment has the best margins of the company’s operating units.
How the BlackRock Pacific Fund’s Portfolio Has Shifted in 2016
The BlackRock Pacific Fund uses a combination of bottom-up stock picking and top-down macro analysis while constructing its portfolio.
Why 2016 Has Been Forgettable for the BlackRock Pacific Fund
Financials have contributed the lion’s share of the BlackRock Pacific Fund – Investor A Shares’ (MDPCX) poor showing in 2016 YTD.
Why Information Technology Stocks Have Battered FJPNX in 2016
Financials were the biggest negative contributors to FJPNX’s total returns in the first four months of 2016. Consumer discretionary followed financials in terms of negative contributions.
Why You Might Reconsider Investing in the BlackRock Pacific Fund
From a purely net asset value return standpoint, the (BlackRock Pacific Fund Investor A Shares) MDPCX figured among the bottom three funds in its peer group in 1Q16.
What Makes Stanley Black & Decker a Trusted Brand?
On top of being the market leader in the US, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) outlines several strategies to further consolidate its share in this lucrative market.
How Is Stanley Black & Decker’s Financial Performance Trending?
Annual revenues for Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) increased from $7.4 billion in 2010 to $11.1 billion in 2015 at a compounded annual growth rate (or CAGR) of 8.5%.
What Are Stanley Black & Decker’s Business Segments?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) markets its products through three business segments: Global Tools & Storage, Security, and Industrials.
What’s Stanley Black & Decker’s Market Position?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has a stupendous record of launching at least 1,000 products every year at an average of three products a day.
How the Fidelity Advisor Overseas Fund Has Performed
In this article, we’ll specifically outline the performance of the Fidelity Advisor Overseas Fund – Class A (FAOAX), which is one of the classes available for retail investors.
Performance Breakdown of the BlackRock Pacific Fund (MPCX)
In NAV (net asset value) terms, in the one-year period ending January 2016, the BlackRock Pacific Fund (MDPCX) came in seventh among our nine funds.
Meet the BlackRock Pacific Fund (MDPCX)
The BlackRock Pacific Fund (MDPCX) invests at least 80% of its net assets in equities of companies located in Far Eastern or Western Pacific countries.
What Held Back the BIAJX Fund in 2015?
BIAJX fell 3.7% in December 2015 from the previous month. In the three-month and six-month periods ended December 31, 2015, the fund has risen 8.3% and fallen 6.4%, respectively.
Colopl Is EWJ’s Top-Performing Stock, with a Rise of 5%
EWJ’s top performers on December 2 were Colopl, Taisei, and Kyushu Electric Power. EWJ’s worst performers were Hitachi and Honda, among others.
How the Brown Advisory-WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities Fund Fared in September 2015
Performance evaluation The Brown Advisory-WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities Fund (BIAJX) fell by 6.7% in September 2015 from the previous month. In the three- and six-month periods ending September 30, the fund fell by 13.5% and 7.7%, respectively. However, in the YTD (year-to-date) period, the fund was up by 2.9%. For all periods mentioned above except […]
Key Facts about the Fidelity Advisor Japan Fund – Class A
The Fidelity Advisor Japan Fund – Class A (FPJAX) is an offering by Fidelity Investments. The fund has assets of $543.2 million as of August 2015. Its net expense ratio is 1.23%.
Why Are Structural Reforms Important?
“Structural reform” refers to changes in the broad fabric of the economy including the function of the government as it relates to the economy.
Structural Reforms in Japan Could Support Stocks
Japan’s Prime Minister Abe has brought about changes in the labor market, and female labor force participation is now on the rise.