Siemens AG (ADR)

  • Nokia: Like Catching A Falling Knife?

    By Godiyal .S - August 27, 2013 | Tickers: MSFT, NOK, SI

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) has been losing money in recent years; lots of it. Net income applicable to common shares converted from a $1.8 billion gain in 2010 to a $1.9 loss in 2011, then dropped off the table with a $5 billion loss in 2012. Faced with such big losses, and moving to strengthen their liquidity, the company decided against paying dividends to shareholders for 2012.

    In response more »

  • Wirelessly-Powered Road-Charged Electric Buses Are Online!

    By BA McKenna - August 19, 2013 | Tickers: BDRBF.PK, QCOM, SI, TSLA

    South Korea now has a 7.5-mile stretch of asphalt roadway that acts as gigantic wireless charging pad for electric buses, two of which began operating on August 6. The technology involves a form of induction charging, which is the tech used in wireless charging pads for cell phones.

    The project

    The Online Electric Vehicle was developed by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. The OLEV buses can more »

  • Nokia: Like Catching a Falling Knife?

    By Godiyal .S - August 18, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, MSFT, NOK, SI

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) has been losing money in recent years; lots of it. Net income applicable to common shares converted from a $1.8 billion gain in 2010 to a $1.9 loss in 2011, then dropped off the table with a $5 billion loss in 2012. Faced with such big losses, and moving to strengthen their liquidity, the company decided against paying dividends to shareholders for 2012.

    In response more »

  • Natural Gas Is Overrated

    By Joshua Bondy - August 9, 2013 | Tickers: CHK, GE, SI

    In 2012, the United States added 13.1 gigawatts of new wind capacity, beating natural gas. These new additions were partially driven by uncertainty over government tax credits, but nevertheless, 13.1 gigawatts of new capacity is significant. With natural gas prices rising, America is waking up to the fact that it has a huge wind resource right in its backyard.

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    Henry Hub Natural Gas Spot Price data by YCharts more »

  • Should You Buy These Stocks Because of Europe

    By John Timmes - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: F, GM, SI

    There has been recent chatter that Europe could be bottoming and turning the corner towards better times.  For the month of July, $1.3 billion flowed into broad based European ETFs.  After mostly outflows for the year, this was a positive sign that investors are willing to take a chance on Europe.  European economic data has also been getting better, and the UK recently saw improvements in manufacturing, car sales more »

  • Will Nokia Make A Comeback?

    By Jessey Yi - August 6, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CHL, NOK, SI

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is the world's second largest mobile manufacturer. However, the company's disappointing performance over the last two years has led to a significant loss in investors' confidence . The current scenario and speculation in the smart phone market regarding the impact of Windows 8 has left investors wondering whether a resurgence would even matter anymore.

    Although Nokia has been struggling in a world dominated by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPLmore »)

  • Here's Why This German Giant Is No Longer a Good Option

    By Awais Malik - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: HON, SI, UTX

    Following the second profit warning this year, Siemens (NYSE: SI) has ousted its CEO Peter Loscher and replaced him with the company’s CFO, Joe Kaeser. After watching how the company’s solar unit went down in flames, costing the company $1 billion in two years, Siemens will be shutting down the solar segment of the company altogether after being unable to find a buyer.

    As mishaps, inclusive of a more »

  • Is General Electric a Good Buy?

    By siraj sarwar - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: GE, SI, UTX

    Industrial companies with a diversified product line are an indicator of how the world economy is developing. In 2012, such companies experienced a slowdown in their organic revenues but did continue growing in the United Sates. Unfortunately, growth in Europe was mostly negative. The first and second quarters of 2013 brought more stabilization to the market, however, and showed that market demand is set to increase.

    General Electric (NYSE: GEmore »)

  • Water: Not a Drop to Drink, but Plenty of Money to Be Made

    By Robinson Greig - July 31, 2013 | Tickers: AWK, ITT, SI, XYL

    Whether you know it or not, the world is facing a severe global water crisis.  Expanding demand for water has placed the natural resource under severe strain.  This high demand for water use is pulling a vacuum on the water industry, presenting an appealing long term investing opportunity.  In this article, I'll outline the water crisis and three companies that are well-positioned to capitalize on this vacuum.

    What's more »

  • Warren Buffett's Not Afraid of This; Why Are So Many Other Companies?

    By Gerelyn Terzo - July 31, 2013 | Tickers: BRK-B, BRK-A, KKR, SI

    Warren Buffett, who turns 83 years old in August and has been at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B) for nearly five decades, isn't afraid of a little succession planning. While the company's board is keeping the identify of the successor a mystery for now, we know that there's a plan in place, which seems to be enough information to keep shareholders content. Besides, they're more »

  • A leaner General Electric means business

    By Awais Malik - July 25, 2013 | Tickers: GE, SI, UTX

    Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Rightly so, General Electric (NYSE: GE) has long been on course of changing things around. The company’s CEO Jeff Immelt has shed off a lot of acquisitions which did not fit in with the engineering core of the company e.g. selling its remaining stake in NBC Universal. After streamlining and beating more »

  • 20% Just Isn’t Enough to Save This Company

    By Chad Henage - July 25, 2013 | Tickers: HPQ, PBI, SI, XRX

    The story of a company that's trying to turn around usually takes on a familiar tone. Tell me if this sounds familiar, “(we are taking) actions to enhance our balance sheet and capital allocation flexibility and exiting some non-strategic businesses.” Let me translate, we don’t have enough cash flow, we need to cut our debt to get out of trouble, and selling some of our businesses is the more »

  • Which Industrials Can Make You Rich?

    By Marina Avilkina - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: GE, MNTX, SI

    Manitex International (NASDAQ: MNTX), General Electric (NYSE: GE)  and Siemens (NYSE: SI)  are facing difficult business conditions in Europe due to unfavorable macroeconomic conditions, while the North American market is their core-strength.  In this article, I aim to deliver a clearer picture on where the industrials stand. Our argument makes a largely statistical case for suggesting which stock is the best bet for your profits. 

    Business updates

    Manitex International is more »

  • The Largest Consumer of Oil and Energy is Switching to Solar

    By Scott Levine - July 17, 2013 | Tickers: SI, SCTY, SPWR

    In two previous articles, I’ve examined how financial institutions and big data companies like Apple and Google are working with solar power. This, the third article in the series, examines how the U.S. military, the largest consumer or oil and energy in the world, is incorporating solar power into their various operations.

    Following orders

    According to 10 USC § 2911, the Department of Defense is required to produce or more »

  • The Future of Coal Today

    By Reuben Brewer - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DUK, GE, SI, SO

    Coal, one of this country's most abundant fuels, is increasingly being targeted as a dirty fuel. That doesn't have to be the case because the technology to “clean” coal exists today. General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) both build it, and Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and Duke (NYSE: DUK) are set to use it.

    A Dirty Fuel

    Coal fuels around 40% of this country's electric more »

  • Time to Buy Nokia’s Promising Future

    By Muhammad Bazil - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: MSFT, NOK, SI

    A lot has been said and written about Nokia (NYSE: NOK) in the past few months -- most of which has been negative -- and it would take a superhuman effort for followers of the stock to make sense of it all.

    On one side, we are fed with stats that show Windows Phone 8's market share is steadily growing, albeit at the expense of Symbian, while on the other hand more »

  • Industrial stocks: Which one to invest in?

    By Zain Raza - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: ABB, GE, SI

    Recent Events:

    Despite a declining demand for industrial products such as automation and drive technologies, Siemens(NYSE: SI) still managed to conjure up as much as 20% more orders when compared to the last year, since the Energy and Infrastructure sectors of the company won long-cycle contacts for wind power and trains in Europe. A 6.7% decline in the revenues is a testament to weaker demand, resulting in a more »

  • How Cleaner Fracking Can Put Green in Your Pockets

    By Joseph Porter - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: ECL, HAL, SI | Editor's Choice

    Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is a controversial oil- and gas-producing practice. Much effort has been expended to address environmental concerns associated with fracking. The focus here will be on fracking water, one of fracking's more tangible problems. We'll examine three companies with longstanding and profitable operations that have joined the effort to make fracking cleaner.

    The solution is the problem

    The fracking procedure is fairly simple more »

  • One Last Dance?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: CHL, NOK, SI

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Siemens (NYSE: SI) had a pretty good alliance with their Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) joint venture over the last six years, as it was an opportunity for both companies to develop a pretty reliable source of revenue.

    The latest numbers

    In its last quarter—Q1 of 2013—Nokia Siemens Networks reported a euro-denominated loss of €143 million, down from €1.3 billion in the first quarter more »

  • Disappointment And Delay: How Can This Manufacturer Turn Things Around?

    By Alexander MacLennan - July 11, 2013 | Tickers: BBD.A, BBD.B, ERJ, SI

    It was a rough end of June for Canadian manufacturer Bombardier (TSX: BBD.A) (TSX: BBD.B). With high hopes resting on its new C Series airliner, the plane received no new orders at the Paris Air Show and the company decided to delay the inaugural flight of the C Series until the end of July. Shares of Bombardier have reflected this disappointment and have fallen well off their peak more »

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