NEW YORK, February 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Stock-Callers.com follows the performances of Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE: MWA), Pentair PLC (NYSE: PNR), Parker-Hannifin Corp. (NYSE: PH), and General Cable Corp. (NYSE: BGC). These companies belong to the Industrial Equipment and Components industry which is engaged in the development and production of electronic and industrial equipment. The industry as a whole offers dividend yields that are well below the wider market average. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
Mueller Water Products
On Tuesday, shares in Atlanta, Georgia headquartered Mueller Water Products Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.41 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.17 million shares. The stock ended the session 1.49% lower at $12.53. The Company's shares are trading 3.39% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Mueller Water Products, which manufactures and markets products and services for the use in transmission, distribution, and measurement of water in the US, Canada, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 37.56.
On February 02nd, 2017, Mueller Water Products reported net sales of $167.2 million for Q1 FY17 compared to $163.1 million in Q1 FY16. The Company's adjusted operating income from continuing operations for Q1 FY17 increased $3.0 million to $15.2 million compared to $12.2 million for Q1 FY16. On January 06th, 2017, the Company sold its Anvil International business for $315 million in cash. MWA complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Manchester, the UK-based Pentair PLC's stock closed the day 1.45% lower at $58.62. A total volume of 1.22 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.11 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.42% in the past month and 5.15% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.74% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Pentair, which operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing company in the US, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 50.63.
On January 31st, 2017, Pentair reported sales of $1.19 billion Q4 2016, down 8% compared to sales of $1.29 billion for Q4 2015. The Company's earnings per diluted share from continuing operations were $0.60 for Q4 2016 compared to $0.58 in Q4 2015. Pentair's operating income was $162 million for Q4 2016, down 6% on a y-o-y basis and return on sales was 13.6%, an increase of 30 basis points on a y-o-y basis.
On February 01st, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $66 a share to $70 a share. The complimentary report on PNR can be downloaded at:
Shares in Cleveland, Ohio headquartered Parker-Hannifin Corp. recorded a trading volume of 836,285 shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 0.11% higher at $152.63. The stock has advanced 4.83% in the past month, 10.50% over the previous three months, and 9.51% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.14% and 22.47%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Parker-Hannifin, which manufactures and sells motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide, have an RSI of 67.89.
On February 02nd, 2017, Parker Hannifin reported sales of $2.67 billion for Q2 FY17 compared to $2.71 billion in Q2 FY16. The Company's net income increased 32% to $241.4 million in Q2 FY17 compared to $183.1 million in Q2 FY16. Parker Hannifin's cash flow from operations for H1 FY17 was $404.2 million, or 7.5% of sales, compared to $362.6 million, or 6.5% of sales, in H1 FY16.
On February 07th, 2017, research firm Argus upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy'. Sign up for your complimentary research report on PH at:
Highland Heights, Kentucky headquartered General Cable Corp.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.80% lower at $16.35. A total volume of 640,513 shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 547,590 shares. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 4.03%. Additionally, shares of General Cable, which designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, and specialty and communications markets worldwide, have an RSI of 32.68.
On February 14th, 2017, General Cable announced that it has appointed a new leader of its European business. Shruti Singhal will join General Cable on February 27th, 2017, as Senior Vice President of General Cable, President of Europe, and a member of the Company's Strategic Leadership Team. He will report directly to Michael T. McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable. Get free access to your research report on BGC at:
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