Focus Stock of the Week

This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is CUMMINS INC. (CMI: $128.19), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. CMI has more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and about 6,500 dealer locations in over 190 countries and territories. CMI's key markets are the on-highway, construction, and general industrial markets...
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Industrial Machinery

Our fundamental investment outlook for the industrial machinery sub-industry group remains positive, reflecting a rebound seen in manufacturing and machinery usage in the U.S. during 2015. We look for market conditions in Europe to stabilize, while emerging regions pick up as well...
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