NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT), Deere & Company (NYSE: DE), Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW), Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), and CNH Global NV (NYSE: CNH). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Caterpillar, Inc. Research Report
Chief Executive Magazine has named Caterpillar as one of the ten best companies for leaders in 2013, recognizing its formal leadership process and CEO committed to leadership development. Reflecting the said criteria, the company reported record 2012 sales and revenues of $65.88 billion, increasing 10 percent from $60.14 billion in 2011. EPS was also up 15 percent to $8.48, including the impact of the previously announced goodwill impairment charge of 87 cents per share related to Siwei. The guidance for 2013 revenue ranges from $60 billion to $68 billion and profit per share of $7 to $9. Full Research Report on Caterpillar, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/1aa5_CAT]
Deere & Company Research Report
Equipment manufacturer and distributor John Deere continues to lead the forestry industry with innovative technologies and powerful machinery through the introduction of two new E-series wheeled harvesters, the 1270E and 1470E models, equipped with new features and enhancements. The two new units represent the company's dedicated focus to provide powerful equipment that gets the job done, while retaining the stable operating environment. Last year's EPS climbed 27 percent due to healthy farm conditions and skillful execution of business plans. Reflecting John Deere's optimism, as well as with the introduction of the new wheeled harvesters, the full year profit for this year is increased to $3.3 billion. The Full Research Report on Deere & Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/52c2_DE]
Manitowoc Company, Inc. Research Report
To direct its resources toward areas that will drive profitable growth, Manitowoc sold its Jackson warewashing business to Hoshizaki USA Holdings. The sale of the product line will reinforce the company's commitment to its core commercial foodservice business. The net proceeds of the transactions, approximately $26 million, will be used by Manitowoc to help reduce its secured long-term debt. The company reported strong margin performance in 2012, and is expecting 2013 for modest growth and continued margin expansion. The Full Research Report on Manitowoc Company, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7447_MTW]
Lindsay Corporation Research Report
During the first quarter of 2013, Lindsay experienced strong top-line growth and saw profit margin expansion, increasing the EPS by 400 percent to $1.15, beating analysts' estimate of 75 cents. Revenue also increased by 24 percent to $147 million, also beating expectations of $130 million. The solid results were driven by the 33 percent increase in irrigation equipment revenues. This January, the company completed a successful annual compliance certification audit of its New Product Development Laboratory. The completion of the high-level audit allows Lindsay to receive third-party certification, confirming that its products are compliant with the highest quality and safety certification requirements. The Full Research Report on Lindsay Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8759_LNN]
CNH Global NV Research Report
The Board of Directors of CNH approved the companies plan to merge with NewCo, a subsidiary of Fiat Industrial. Upon the completion of the merger, shareholders of CNH will receive $3.83 common shares, subject to a number of conditions. The company's full year 2012 net sales increased eight percent to $19.4 billion. The merger with NewCo is seen as an expansion opportunity, giving CNH confidence to post 2013 revenue guidance that is expected to increase five percent, with operating margin of 8.5 percent to nine percent. Full Research Report on CNH Global NV - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/a8b7_CNH]
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