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United Technologies Corporation (UTX)

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  • Jul. 26, 2011, 10:38 AM
    Receiving little attention as a hedge against a possible U.S. default are high-yielding blue chip stocks, Mark Hulbert writes - odd, since such companies should provide a hedge in the event of a default, and excellent upside potential if default is averted. "Take Wal-Mart (WMT), for instance: Do you really think people will stop shopping in the event of a government default?"
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  • Jul. 25, 2011, 2:17 PM
    A third of the way through Q2 reporting season, earnings for S&P 500 companies are their highest in four years, and they could be stronger in the second half. But the gains often have come from operations outside the U.S., with there is little indication that the strong results will jump-start the U.S. economy and get Americans back to work.
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  • Jul. 25, 2011, 8:04 AM
    United Technologies (UTX) is thinking about a partial sale of its rocket-engine business, though formal talks aren't yet under way with any potential bidders. Jim Maser, head of the company's Rocketdyne unit, says asset sales are being considered as part of a broader look at the unit's competitiveness.
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  • Jul. 20, 2011, 3:58 PM
    United Technologies (UTX -1.9%) shares slide despite solid Q2 results and upward guidance, as AMR's big order for Boeing (BA +2.1%) and Airbus (EADSY.PK +4.1%) planes is viewed as a win for GE (GE +1.1%) and a potential loss for UTX. In its deal with Boeing, AMR chose to re-engineer the existing 737, which uses a GE-manufactured engine, rather than opt for something new.
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  • Jul. 20, 2011, 2:38 PM
    The Pentagon estimates the first few production runs for F-35s are exceeding cost projections by close to $1B, of which the government will have to pay an extra $635M. The defense contractors on the job, Lockheed Martin (LMT -0.9%) and Pratt & Whitney (UTX -1.9%), will have to pick up the remaining part of the tab.
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  • Jul. 20, 2011, 7:49 AM
    More on United Technologies' (UTX) earnings: Operating margin 15.9% +8% Y/Y. R&D costs $526M +15% Y/Y. "For the first time since the second quarter of 2008, all six of our business segments reported organic sales growth in the quarter." Shares +1.7% premarket.
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  • Jul. 20, 2011, 7:25 AM
    United Technologies (UTX): Q2 EPS of $1.45 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $15.1B (+9.2% Y/Y). Sees Fy'11 EPS of $5.35-5.45, revenue of $58B. Shares +3% premarket. (PR)
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  • Jul. 20, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday's open: ABT, APH, BLK, BPOP, DGX, EMC, HBI, HCBK, HST, JCI, KCG, MO, MTB, NTRS, PNC, STJ, TEL, TXT, USB, UTX
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  • Jul. 19, 2011, 2:57 PM
    Dr. Copper's strong rally may concern shareholders of United Technologies (UTX +1.8%). FBR Capital says the firm's Carrier line - which relies heavily on copper - will be the wild card to determine if the firm can beat estimates with strong earnings.
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  • Jul. 19, 2011, 8:48 AM
    Boeing (BA +0.7%) can breathe a sigh of relief after Rolls-Royce (RYCEY.PK) and Pratt & Whitney (UTX +1%) settle a patent dispute over commercial jet engines that had threatened to delay deliveries of the new 787.
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  • Jun. 30, 2011, 3:55 PM
    United Technologies (UTX +2.3%) gains after saying its Pratt & Whitney unit will collaborate with Korean Air (KRNRF.PK) to build a $112M maintenance center at Incheon airport, near Seoul.
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  • Jun. 3, 2011, 6:15 PM
    The top 10 federal government contractors, whose stocks "will get crushed" if the government makes real spending cuts: LMT, BA, NOC, GD, RTN, UTX, LLL, OSK, SAI, BAESY.PK.
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  • Apr. 20, 2011, 4:05 PM
    Market recap: The risk-on trade was in full-blown mode, as stocks enjoyed a wire-to-wire ride to finish near three-year highs. Strong results at companies from INTC to UTX ensured broad-based gains, particularly in techs and energy. Treasurys fell as investors shunned safety. Gold jumped to a record as the dollar slid. NYSE advancers led decliners more than three to one.
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  • Apr. 20, 2011, 9:38 AM
    It's not just techs in the limelight this morning, as a pair of top manufacturers - United Technologies (UTX +4.2%) and Eaton (ETN +0.4%) - beat expectations and raise full-year forecasts (I, II), as a recovering global economy drives demand for products ranging from air conditioners to truck transmissions. Other big industrials also rising: GE +0.9%, HON +1.6%, IR +1.8%.
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  • Apr. 20, 2011, 7:08 AM
    United Technologies (UTX): Q1 EPS of $1.13 beats by $0.06. Revenue of $13.34B (+10.8% Y/Y) beats by $490M. (PR)
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  • Apr. 20, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday's open: ABT, ALV, AMB, APH, DGX, ECA, ELN, EMC, ETN, FCX, HBAN, HBI, HCBK, KCG, MO, MTG, NDAQ, PLD, STJ, T, TIN, TXT, UNP, USG, UTX, WFC
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Company Description
United Technologies Corporation provides high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries. Its business segments are Otis, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Pratt & Whitney, UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky.
Country: United States