Companies making scientific and technical instruments have a combined market cap of $127.1 billion as of July 3. The large number of players in the industry and rapidly changing market dynamics call for continuous R&D and innovation. Rapid technological progress makes old products obsolete, and there is a steady stream of new ones to take their place. Here is a detailed analysis of the three leading players (among more »
Sensata Technology (NYSE: ST)is a manufacturer of highly customized sensors and controls that are sold to customers in the industrial, aerospace, automotive, military, commercial and residential end markets. It is a market leader for the right reasons and is likely to remain in the driving seat with its products riding on long-term trends.
Leading the pack
It is the market leader for more than 80% of its products and more »
The financial sector displayed the most growth in 2012. However, for 2013, the experts predict that Industrials will be the sector of the year, given expected growth in the developing economies. Therefore, I have shortlisted some stocks from this space that are expected to bring capital gains to investors.
Boeing (NYSE: BA)
I have always liked Boeing, especially after James McNerney took over the reins last year. I have always more »
According to a Form 4 filed with the SEC, Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL) Board member Craig Owens directly purchased close to 3,000 shares of the company’s stock on March 4th at an average price of about $67.82 per share. He now owns almost 5,000 shares of the stock, meaning that this purchase more than doubled his stake in the company. Pall is a $7.6 more »
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The 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off with a full day of presentations from companies that range from global pharmaceutical leaders to small cap novel pharmaceutical developers and health technology manufacturers. The majority of the presentations will be available through live webcasts with archived replay offered later in the day.
The 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus is upon us, with New Hampshire and South Carolina hot on its heels. While the candidates' platforms have been widely covered, it is strictly their financial activities that are of interest here. What can be learned about each candidate from their financial holdings and who puts their money where their mouth is?
The most educated of stock market investors know to react to the comings more »