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Next week, defense dynamos such as Boeing (BA), General Dynamics (GD) and Lookheed Martin (LMT) are all reporting earnings. Has the additional war spending already been priced into these stocks, or is there room for them to soar?
Stocks closed with broad gains on Friday and the major markets finished at record levels following a week filled with positive earnings surprises. "A lot of people thought this was supposed to be the quarter where earnings growth slowed down but most reports have been impressive," said Rick Pendergraft, chief investment analyst at Investor's Daily Edge.
Earnings blowouts from Google and strong guidance from two key names in the industrial sector were among the catalysts for Friday's most-active stocks.
Citing strong growth in Europe and the Middle East, Honeywell International reported a 20% rise in income, cruising past Wall Street estimates and raising its 2007 profit forecast.
Diego from Miami asks: given all the concerns about credit deterioration, why hasn't Mastercard sold off while other companies like American Express have?
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British aerospace firm Meggitt said on Tuesday it struck a deal to buy U.S. aircraft part maker K&F Industries Holdings for $1.1 billion, as it reported a 14% rise in 2006 underlying profit.
The talk today is about Blackstone, Palm, Honeywell making flat panel TV's and more. Find out what top traders say is the "real" word here.
Stocks ended flat on Friday after spending the majority of the trading session in negative territory."People don't want to buy or add to positions ahead of the three-day weekend," said Charles Rotblut, senior market analyst at Zacks.com, in an interview with CNBC.com. "We had a good week and I actually thought there would've been more profit taking."
Dow component Honeywell International said Friday its board of directors authorized the company to buy back up to $3 billion in common stock.
Stocks ended lower following a volatile week of trading that was punctuated by a mixed batch of quarterly earnings reports and strong economic data, which fizzled many investors hopes the Fed will lower interest rates.
Honeywell International said quarterly profit rose 13.8% on strong demand for its airplane components and systems used in commercial construction.
Stocks in the U.S. are mixed going into today's opening. The Dow is pointing higher and Nasdaq looks weaker and for the Nasdaq, this week's been the best of times and the worst of times. Nasdaq's 1.3 percent drop yesterday was its worst performance of the year, following its best day of the year. Stocks are weaker in Europe and major Asian markets closed lower.
Investors are believing in the Santa Claus rally again. After another strong week in stocks, many think the markets may continue rising.
The bulls made a run on Wall Street today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average making a 100-point push to set a new record close - ending the day above 12,400 for the first time. CNBC’s Melissa Lee had her “Eye on the Floor” during a busy trading day.
Diversified high-tech manufacturer Honeywell International said it expects to meet its 2006 profit target and forecast a 5% rise in sales and double-digit growth in earnings per share next year.
General Electric said it was raising its quarterly dividend by 12%, and that it expects to report a profit of $2.17 to $2.23 per share in 2007.