Dresser-Rand Group, Inc.

  • This Niche Industrial Company Avoids the Big Boys to Its Advantage

    By Mark Lin - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: DRC, GGG, IEX

    Many investors love companies operating in large markets with huge potential for growth. For me, size is a magnet for competition, and I like leaders operating in niche markets that are too small to be economically efficient for the big boys to compete in. Graco (NYSE: GGG), a manufacturer of equipment used in the pumping, metering and dispensing of various types of fluids and coatings, is a perfect example of more »

  • Trouble in the Upstream

    By Austin Higgins - May 23, 2013 | Tickers: CVX, DRC, NOV

    While the oil business has been booming in the United States, not every energy company has been profiting. As crude oil prices dip, exploration and production companies suffer. There comes a point where the financial gain from drilling does not outweigh the costs of drilling. These three companies are on the wrong side of the American oil boom.

    A major integrated oil and gas company

    Chevron (NYSE: CVX) posted its more »

  • Customers Need This Company to Keep Things Hot

    By Mark Lin - May 9, 2013 | Tickers: DRC, GDI, THR

    It is hard at times to differentiate one industrial stock from another, but not all industrial companies are created equal. Thermon Group (NYSE: THR), the second largest industrial electric heat tracing products manufacturer, ticks all my boxes. It sells must-have products with high customer switching costs, and generates a significant amount of recurring revenues that are less cyclical in nature. Thermon Group’s stellar financial track record further differentiates itself more »

  • Insiders Bought Cigna, Diebold, and These Stocks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - March 19, 2013 | Tickers: ASPS, CI, DXCM, DBD, DRC

    While over the last month or so we at Insider Monkey have devoted much of our time to analysis of the most recent round of 13F filings and developing investment strategies based on the included information, we have also kept an eye on insider trading activity. Studies show that insider purchases are weak bullish signals (read our analysis of studies on insider trading), and we think that this is because more »

  • Should We Follow the Recent CEO Buy of Dresser-Grand?

    By Anh HOANG - March 15, 2013 | Tickers: DRC, GE, SI

    Recently, the President and CEO of Dresser-Rand Group (NYSE: DRC) Vincent Volpe Jr. has bought 17,680 shares of the company at an average price of $57.02 per share, with a total transaction value of more than $1 million. Since 2009, Dresser-Rand’s share price has been on the rise, from around $17 per share to nearly $59 per share. Should investors follow Vincent Volpe Jr. into his company more »

  • 20 Beneficiaries of the Shale Gas Boom

    By Masam Abbas - January 17, 2013 | Tickers: ABB, DRC, EMR, GE, SI

    Repercussions from the surge in unconventional energy sources are being felt across the capital goods space, particularly in those verticals that are closely tied to gas power generation. Therefore, I believe this is a theme that will become particularly investable in 2013.

    Electrical equipment Industry

    Pressure pump manufacturers: The pressure pump manufacturers are the most direct beneficiaries in capital goods of the shale gas revolution, particularly if this extends from more »