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Materials Sector Falls with China’s Industrial Profits
The materials sector, represented by the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB), fell 0.7% on December 28. This followed a fall in Chinese industrial profits in November 2015 for the sixth straight time.
How Has Lear Performed Compared to Its Peers?
Competitors have outperformed Lear based on PE and PS. However, Lear is way ahead of its peers based on PBV. Lear is way ahead of its ETFs based on price movement.
What You Should Know about Stanley Security’s Business Mix
The Stanley Security business saw a steady decline in the last four years with sales falling from $2.4 billion in 2012 to ~$2.1 billion in 2015.
Tyco International to Tie Up with Johnson Controls
Tyco International (TYC) and Johnson Controls (JCI) revealed on Monday, January 25, 2016, that they are going to merge. The news raised TYC stocks that day, while JCI fell 3.9%.
Visteon Is a New Addition to Highfields Capital’s 4Q14 Portfolio
Visteon (VC) is a major global supplier of electronics, interiors and climate components, modules, and systems to original equipment manufacturers within the automotive industry.
A Brief Overview of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions
Honeywell (HON) provides control solutions for various residential and industrial applications through the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions–ACS unit.
Johnson Controls Settles Its Bribe Charges
Johnson Controls (JCI) rose by 0.32% to close at $43.98 per share during the second week of July 2016.
How 3M Stock Trended after Its 3Q17 Earnings
In this pre-earnings series, we’ll look at 3M’s stock performance since its 3Q17 results. On October 24, 2017, 3M announced its 3Q17 earnings and gained 5.9%.
Word on the Street: Analysts’ Latest Recommendations on 3M
On July 3, 2017, 17 different brokerage companies were actively tracking 3M Company (MMM) stock. Among them, 41% of analysts had recommended “buys” on the stock.
The Latest Analyst Recommendations for Albemarle
As of February 24, 2017, 19 brokerage firms were actively tracking Albemarle (ALB) stock. About 58.0% of them have recommended a “buy” for the stock.
Suppliers’ power is increasing in the automobile industry
Auto suppliers’ contribution increased from 56% in 1985 to about 82% now. Automakers are becoming more like assemblers and less like manufacturers.
Albemarle Announced Its Quarterly Dividend
Albemarle has increased its dividend for the 25th consecutive year. As of March 1, Albemarle’s dividend yield was 1.61%.
What to Expect from Tesla’s Energy Segment in 2019
Since Tesla’s (TSLA) inception, analysts have remained divided in terms of its future growth prospects.
Albemarle Starts EarthWorks at Kemerton
Albemarle (ALB) isn’t wasting any time. Albemarle entered into a joint venture agreement with Mineral Resources Australia on December 17.
Why Albemarle Slumped 20% in December
Albemarle (ALB), the world’s largest producer of lithium, fell 20% in December.
Albemarle Entered a Definitive Agreement with Mineral Resources
On December 17, Albemarle (ALB) announced that it signed a joint agreement with Mineral Resources Australia.
How Did Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Segment Perform in Q3?
Caterpillar’s (CAT) Resource Industries segment is the smallest contributor to the company’s overall revenue.
Analyzing Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Segment
Caterpillar’s Resource Industries segment is the company’s lowest revenue contributor. The segment had a revenue share of 18% in the second quarter.
Why 3M’s Safety and Graphics Segment’s Margin Contracted in Q2
3M’s (MMM) Safety and Graphics segment accounted for 21.6% of 3M’s overall revenue in Q2 2018 compared to 20.1% in Q2 2017, an increase of 1.5 percentage points on a year-over-year basis.
What Boosted 3M’s Safety and Graphics Segment Revenue in 1Q18?
3M’s (MMM) Safety and Graphics segment accounted for 21.5% of overall revenue in 1Q18 compared to 20.2% in 1Q17.
How Acquisitions and Divestitures Have Affected 3M
3M (MMM) continues to integrate its business portfolios to focus on better client deliveries via strategic divestitures and acquisitions.
Albemarle Launches New Granite Technology
On December 19, 2017, Albemarle (ALB) announced the launch of its new Granite technology.
MMM Completes Scott Safety Acquisition from Johnson Controls
On October 4, 2017, 3M (MMM) announced the completion of the acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls (JCI) for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion.
Albemarle’s New Technology Increased Lithium Production in Chile
On September 15, Albemarle announced that it developed a new technology. The technology could help the company increase its lithium production in Chile.
Why 3M Is Acquiring Scott Safety from Johnson Controls
On March 16, 2017, 3M (MMM) announced that it has entered an agreement with Johnson Controls (JCI) to take over Scott Safety for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion.
Gabelli Downgrades Johnson Controls Stock to ‘Hold’
In fiscal 2016, JCI reported net sales of $37.7 billion, a rise of 1.3% YoY (year-over-year).
Lear Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.30 Per Share
Lear rose 0.29% to close at $126.54 per share on November 17. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 6.1%, 9.3%, and 3.9%, respectively.
Why Did Kellogg Rise on November 8?
Price movement Kellogg (K) has a market cap of $27.4 billion. It rose 2.7% to close at $76.96 per share on November 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 2.3%, 0.64%, and 8.6%, respectively, on the same day. Kellogg is trading 2.8% above its 20-day moving average, 0.17% below […]
How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 4Q16?
Price movement Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $41.7 billion. It rose 5.7% to close at $43.94 per share on November 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 6.5%, -1.8%, and 40.9%, respectively, on the same day. JCI is trading 1.9% above its 20-day moving average, 2.0% […]
Johnson Controls Completed Its Spin-Off of Adient
Johnson Controls fell 7.9% to close at $40.32 per share on October 31. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -9.2%, -13.4%, and 17.9%.
J.P. Morgan Upgrades Fortune Brands Home & Security to ‘Overweight’
Fortune Brands Home & Security rose 1.7% to close at $54.63 per share on October 31. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD movements were -1.3%, -6.0%, and -0.74%.
RBC Capital Downgrades Lear to ‘Sector Perform’
Price movement Lear (LEA) has a market cap of $8.4 billion. It fell 0.28% to close at $116.06 per share on October 14, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -4.1%, -0.76%, and -4.7%, respectively, on the same day. LEA is trading 3.0% below its 20-day moving average, 0.54% below […]
Moody’s Upgrades Lear Corporation’s Notes, Provides Stable Outlook
Lear Corporation (LEA) has a market cap of $8.9 billion. It rose 1.8% to close at $120.71 per share on September 22, 2016.
Bernstein Has Rated Johnson Controls ‘Outperform’
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $42.3 billion. It rose 0.61% to close at $44.55 per share on September 16, 2016.
Lear Partners With Tempronics
Lear (LEA) has a market cap of $8.5 billion. It fell by 1.2% to close at $115.58 per share on September 8, 2016.
Macquarie Upgrades Johnson Controls to ‘Outperform’
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $30.9 billion. It rose by 1.4% to close at $47.86 per share on September 8, 2016.
Why Did Johnson Controls Rise on September 6?
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $31.5 billion. It rose by 2.4% to close at $48.90 per share on September 6, 2016.
Harman International Announces New Plan with Brightstar
Harman International (HAR) has a market cap of $6.1 billion. It fell by 0.47% to close at $85.59 per share on September 6, 2016.
Moody’s Upgrades Johnson Controls’ Senior Unsecured Rating
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.1 billion. It fell by 0.34% to close at $43.88 per share on August 31, 2016.
Lear Names André Weimerskirch Vice President of Cyber Security
Lear (LEA) has a market cap of $8.5 billion. It fell by 0.09% to close at $115.70 per share on August 24, 2016.
Johnson Controls’ New Contract with Methodist Healthcare
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.2 billion. It fell by 1.8% to close at $44.27 per share on August 24, 2016.
Analyzing Lear’s New Agreement to Support Growth in China
Lear entered into an investment agreement to construct a state-of-the-art premium leather processing plant in Yangzhou, China.
Johnson and Tyco Shareholders Approved Merger
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.7 billion. It rose by 0.43% to close at $44.32 per share on August 17, 2016.
Can Fiscal Stimulus Do What Monetary Stimulus Couldn’t?
Fiscal stimulus, if it comes about, will help fuel demand-pull inflation.
Why Did FMC’s Lithium Segment’s Revenue Rise in 2Q16?
In 2Q16, FMC Corporation’s (FMC) Lithium segment reported revenue of $63.3 million, representing 7.8% of FMC’s total revenue.
Lear Corporation Declared Dividend of $0.30 per Share
Lear Corporation (LEA) reported fiscal 2Q16 net sales of $4.7 billion, a rise of 2.2% compared to net sales of $4.6 billion in fiscal 2Q15.
How Did Lear’s 2Q16 Earnings Turn Out?
Lear (LEA) has a market cap of $8.2 billion. It fell by 5.5% to close at $110.06 per share on July 28, 2016.
How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 3Q16?
Johnson Controls reported 3Q16 net sales of $9.5 billion, a fall of 1.0% compared to net sales of $9.6 billion in 3Q15.
Johnson Controls Declares $0.29 Per Share Dividend
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.8 billion. It rose by 0.29% to close at $44.32 per share on July 20, 2016.
Johnson Controls and Its Plan to Build a Battery Plant
Johnson Controls (JCI) rose by 0.09% to close at $44.46 per share at the end of the second week of June 2016.
Lear Corporation Declared a Dividend of $0.30 per Share
Lear Corporation fell by 1.8% and closed at $111.80 per share on May 19. It declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock.
How Does SWK’s Stock Performance Stack Up against Competitors?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has managed to beat consensus earnings per share estimates every time in the last eight quarters.
Moody’s Rated Lear Outlook to Positive with Ba1 Rating to Its Debt
Lear Corporation (LEA) has a market cap of $7.8 billion. LEA fell by 1.4% to close at $104.89 per share as of February 18, 2016.
Johnson Controls and Tyco: How Will the Geographical Mix Help?
By combining, Johnson Controls and Tyco International are expecting to achieve $500 million in cost synergies by increasing efficiencies and recalibrating the global network.
How Do Johnson Controls and Tyco Products Complement Each Other?
When Johnson Controls and Tyco merge their product portfolios, the combined entity will be able to offer integrated products and services in building efficiency, security, and safety.
Johnson Controls: In the Midst of a Transformation
On Monday, January 25, 2016, Johnson Controls (JCI) announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Tyco International (TYC). JCI shareholders will retail 56% share in the combined entity.
How Does Lennox Compare to Its Peers?
Lennox is way ahead of its peers based on the PE ratio. Lennox outperformed its ETFs based on the price movement and PE ratios.
What Led to Gentex’s Revenue and Income Increase in 3Q15?
Gentex (GNTX) has a market cap of $4.6 billion. The stock’s YTD (year-to-date) price movement has been going down quarter-over-quarter in 2015.
Chinese Copper Demand Indicators Continue to Drift Lower
The slowdown in China’s car demand would lead to lower copper demand there. China’s passenger car sales fell 3.39% year-over-year in August.
US Consumer Comfort Index Falls for the Third Week in a Row
The CCI (Consumer Comfort Index) level was 42.4 in the week ending July 19—a fall of 0.8 points from last week’s 43.2. It’s down for the third consecutive week.
Allison Transmission Gets a 79% Boost in TPG-Axon’s 4Q Portfolio
TPG-Axon boosted its holdings in Allison Transmission Holdings (ALSN) in 4Q14, increasing the number of shares a whopping 79%.
Lear: A global leader in automotive seating and electrical systems
Lear (LEA) has a strong market position in providing automotive seat systems, as it is one of only two primary independent suppliers with global scale and complete component capabilities.
Lear’s seating segment will benefit from Eagle Ottawa acquisition
Within the next two fiscal years, Lear expects to realize ~$20 million of annual operating synergies from the Eagle Ottawa acquisition.
Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions segment
Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions segment develops products and solutions. Honeywell (HON) is part of the Industrial Select Sector Index (XLI).