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Thus far, second quarter earnings have put in a mixed showing. Not great, but at least not a horror show.
July 18- Dover Corp, the maker of refrigeration display cases, drill bits for oil rigs and scores of other industrial products, boosted its 2013 forecast on Thursday, citing a gain from a U.S. tax audit and improving sales across units. As a result, Dover now expects to earn $5.56 to $5.71 per share this year, up from a previously forecast $5.05 to $5.35.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
With 30 percent of the S&P 500 reporting, it's clear there is a trend developing. Revenues are in trouble. But earnings continue to grow.
Good news to see some cyclicals (Materials, Energy, Tech) trading up; not good to see all 20 Dow Transports down earlier in the day.
Hot IPO market falters: Is it the poor markets or just less interest in specific companies.
Flash crash in Germany? Well, not quite.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
A few stocks still hold value, C.T. Fitzpatrick of Vulcan Value Partners says.
Invesco's Ron Sloan says he's the most bullish he's been in over a decade.
Something interesting is happening: Individual stocks are moving on earnings without dramatically affecting their sectors.
Among the earnings stories for Wednesday, Oct. 17, from The Associated Press:. _ Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, though company shares slumped as the executives warned that the company could receive a regulatory warning over a California manufacturing plant.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.-- Dover Corp.' s third-quarter net income rose 40 percent, helped by acquisitions and by the absence of a big loss tied to discontinued operations from a year ago. Dover earned $241 million, or $1.31 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with $172.3 million, or 91 cents per share, a year earlier.
Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Investors have been dumping industrials broadly, with the sector down 8% over the last month. And amid the slide, one stock may have been oversold.
3M, the maker of Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape and a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1976, is a stock that investors should sell, Goldman Sachs analysts recommend.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Wednesday's trading session.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Value stocks are the best place for investors to make money, said Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers, and Mark Matson, founder and CEO of Matson Money.