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  • 4 More Electrical Equipment Earnings Previews To Look At

    By Damon Churchwell - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: FELE, BGC, ROK, TRMB

    I am continuing with a writeup of the upcoming earnings reports for electrical equipment companies by focusing on several smaller, more intensely-focused stocks. These firms are all scheduled to post results between July 30 and July 31.

    Again, each company discussion will begin with an outline of each company's business operations, then there will be a paragraph on the earnings estimate for the June quarter, and finally I will more »

  • Electrical Equipment Companies for Your Portfolio

    By Damon Churchwell - June 13, 2013 | Tickers: FELE, BGC, ROK

    In reviewing the electrical equipment stocks, several appear to have significant price upside, while others might be best avoided at this juncture. The factors considered in making selections include earnings momentum, as well as the prospects for a particular firm's end markets, its recent buyout activity, and the cost environment (specifically raw materials). Their expansions into emerging markets and, in certain instances, product development activities are also worth looking more »

  • Electrical Equipment Stocks for Your Consideration

    By Damon Churchwell - February 10, 2013 | Tickers: EMR, FELE, BGC

    Stocks in the typically cyclical electrical equipment sector have largely outperformed the broader market averages in recent months. The representative companies can be categorized according to the sectors served; examples of end markets consist of electronics, commercial and consumer products, industrial, residential and commercial construction, and automotive. While they are usually prone to market fluctuations, expansion opportunities exist in the merger and acquisition form, as well as in emerging international more »

  • Hurricane Stocks are Overblown

    By Michael Carter - November 1, 2012 | Tickers: CAT, GNRC, BGC, HD | Editor's Choice

    In August of 2011, Hurricane Irene caused over 50 fatalities and more than $19 billion in damage.  It is considered one of the biggest and most destructive hurricanes in United States history.  Hurricane Sandy just recently hit the United States, and is considered to be much larger in scope, has caused over 60 fatalities (expected to go higher), robbed 8 million people of power, shut down major metropolitan areas like more »

  • Why is This Insider Buying Belden in Bulk?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 5, 2012 | Tickers: APH, BDC, BGC, MOLX, TEL

    Over the past year, shares of cable manufacturer Belden (NYSE: BDC) have increased 19.6%, outpacing the diversified industrials industry average (17.4%), and its primary competitor General Cable (NYSE: BGC), which has lost 1.5% in value over this time.  The 110-year-old company, which is headquartered in St. Louis, designs, produces, and distributes all types of cables, including those of the copper, composite, and fiber optic variety. 

    Despite a more »