|Bid||140.17 x 100|
|Ask||148.12 x 100|
|Day's Range||141.48 - 142.94|
|52 Week Range||122.13 - 151.28|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
The latest data as of March 29, 2018, show that 3M’s (MMM) short interest has fallen. The bearish sentiment in the stock decreased after the stock went through a correction after reaching an all-time high of $258.63. The short interest fell to 1.2% as of March 29, 2018.
Honeywell (HON) is expected to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.90 in 1Q18, marking an increase of 14.5% YoY (year-over-year). In 1Q17, HON reported EPS of $1.66. If HON meets EPS estimates in 1Q18, it would mean record first-quarter EPS.
Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) investments in manufacturing could yield results amid the push for the sector by the Trump administration in recent quarters. This could allow domestic US manufacturers to expand their capacities for intermediates and commodities such as steel. Berkshire Hathaway has maintained a significant stake in the manufacturing sector (VIS) over the years.
The Institute for Supply Management (or ISM) publishes a monthly manufacturing (ITA) report that gives insight into manufacturing activity in the US. The key reason for the drop in the manufacturing (IGA) index was the decline in employment and new domestic and export orders.
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The FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) updated its economic projections for the US economy at its recently concluded March meeting. Along with a statement that included a 0.25% rate hike, the FOMC released its upgraded economic projections through its Summary of Economic Projections (or SEP) report. The report is released four times per year and contains Fed members’ projections for GDP growth, inflation (TIP), unemployment, and the policy interest rate.
Samsett hlutfall var 99,4% í febrúar en það var 96,3% í febrúar 2017. Samsett hlutfall það sem af er ári er 100,6% og samsett hlutfall síðustu 12 mánuði er 95,1%. Nafnhækkun fjárfestingaeigna VÍS í febrúar ...
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The latest data as of February 15, 2018, show that 3M’s (MMM) short interest has risen. The bearish sentiment in the stock has increased and the stock price could come down. The short interest had risen to 1.5% as of February 15, 2018.
The Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLI), the largest exchange traded fund tracking industrial stocks, and other major cap-weighted industrial ETFs are mostly flat this year, but some market observers ...
Non-defense core capital goods (excluding aircraft and defense purchases) are a proxy for spending by industries. Increased capital expenditure by industries (XLI) is a positive sign as the management would do so only if they are expecting increasing demand, thus making this indicator a forward-looking indicator. This economic indicator has a weight of 4% in the LEI.
The ISM (Institute of Supply Management) publishes a monthly manufacturing report that tracks the changes in new orders, supplier deliveries, inventories, production, and employment. This ISM New Order Index is a diffusion index, and the respondents are asked to rate the conditions of their industry (VIS) as either good or bad. The ISM manufacturing report has 11 constituent indexes, and the New Order Index is one of the key ones.
The durable goods orders metric is an economic indicator that reflects new orders placed with domestic manufacturers for the delivery of factory hard goods in the near term or future. The US Census Bureau publishes this report every month and it is prepared based on results from the US Census Bureau’s Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (or M3) survey, which is a voluntary survey authorized by Title 13 of the United States Code.
The number of hours worked by manufacturing workers is included in the monthly establishment survey that is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This survey tracks the changes in the number of working hours in the manufacturing (ITA) sector. The increasing number of working hours reflects a higher demand for the products from the manufacturing (FXR) sector, and this rising number of manufacturing working hours is a positive sign for the economy because it indicates that the demand for manufactured goods is increasing.
3M’s (MMM) Safety and Graphics segment had a revenue share of 19.3% in 4Q17 compared to 18.3% in 4Q16, an increase of 1.0 percentage point to its overall contribution to 3M’s revenue. The segment saw organic growth of 10.7% in 4Q17 driven by the growth in the personal safety, roofing granules, and transportation safety businesses. The currency gains helped the segment sales to grow by 3.2%.
What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? Non-defense core capital goods exclude aircraft and defense purchases and are a proxy for spending by industries. This economic indicator has a weight of 4% on the Conference Board LEI.
What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? The ISM (Institute of Supply Management) publishes a monthly manufacturing report on changes in new orders, supplier deliveries, inventories, production, and employment. The ISM New Orders Index is a diffusion index, with the extremes being zero and 100. There are 11 constituents in the ISM manufacturing report, and the Conference Board uses the New Orders Index as one of the constituents in its LEI (Leading Economic Index) model.