Tyco International PLC
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%.
Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital sells its stake in Pandora Media
Eminence Capital exited a position in Pandora Media Inc. (P) that accounted for 2.58% of the fund’s 3Q portfolio.
Why Stanley Security Changed Gears
Profit margins in Stanley Security increased from 10.2% in 2013 to 11.4% in 2015.
Phillips 66 no longer part of Iridian
Iridian exited its position in Philips 66 (PSX), which accounts for 3.20% of the fund’s third quarter portfolio.
Avis Budget Group gets lower position with Iridian
Iridian lowered its position in Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR), which now accounts for 2.46% of the fund’s third-quarter portfolio.
Sale of position in Tyco affects Iridian’s portfolio
Iridian sold its position in Tyco International Ltd. (TYC), which accounts for 1.90% of the fund’s second quarter portfolio.
Understanding the Synergies behind Emerson’s Deal with Pentair
Emerson Electric’s (EMR) acquisition of Pentair Valves & Controls will give Emerson the best of both worlds and strengthen areas that are currently weak or nonexistent.
Emerson Snaps Up Pentair’s Valves Business for $3.1 Billion
On August 18, 2016, Emerson Electric (EMR) announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Pentair’s (PNR) Valves & Controls business for $3.2 billion.
Chief Causes for the Alger Spectra Fund’s Poor Showing in YTD 2016
Information technology stocks have been the biggest positive contributors to SPECX’s returns in YTD 2016.
Stanley Black & Decker Shares Roar on Spectacular 2Q16 Performance
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), the world’s leading toolmaker, declared its 2Q16 earnings before the Market opened on July 22. SWK stock closed 4.8% higher on the day of the earnings release.
What Saved the Day for the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund?
The ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund Class A has risen by 1.6% in 2016. This places it right in the middle of the pack of our 12 funds in this review.
Inside the Portfolio Changes in the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund so Far in 2016
The ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund’s assets were invested across 78 holdings as of June 2016, when it was managing assets worth $11.4 billion.
How Stanley Works and Black & Decker Got Their Starts
Black & Decker was eventually merged with Stanley Works in 2010 to form the Stanley Black & Decker company (SWK).
How Stanley Black & Decker Came to Be
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), a Fortune 500 company, is the world’s leading tool company. It provides a wide array of products to the construction (XHB) and automobile (FSAVX) end markets.
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.
Overstocking on Healthcare Didn’t Work Well for SHRAX in 2015
If you’re invested in the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund, there’s not much about its 2015 performance that would make you happy.
The Covidien-Medtronic merger: Key background on Covidien
Covidien PLC (COV) describes itself as “a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings.”
Eminence Capital reveals new share in Valmont Industries
Eminence Capital opened a new position in Valmont Industries (VMI) that accounts for 1.48% of the fund’s portfolio.
Eminence Capital buys a new position in KAR Auction Services
Eminence Capital disclosed a new position in KAR Auction Services Inc. (KAR) that accounts for 2.09% of the fund’s portfolio.
Assessing Eminence Capital’s 4Q13 positions in Humana and more
Eminence Capital, LLC is an asset management firm founded in 1998 by Ricky Sandler that manages approximately $5.2 billion on behalf of institutions and individuals.