Scientific & Technical Instruments

(GRMN) Garmin’s New Navigation Device, the Nuvi Hits Markets

Garmin (GRMN) recently launched a new connected portable navigation device (PND), nuvi 1690, with several robust features. AT&T(T) will be its wireless network partner for the device. The product is expected to ship in the fourth quarter, which should enable...

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(LLL) L-3 Communications Provides Power Generators to U.S. Army

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) yesterday won a contract from the U.S. Army to provide power generators for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The bid, whose financial terms were undisclosed, was awarded to the company’s Combat...

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(TMO) Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc Buys BRAHMS

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) recently agreed to acquire B.R.A.H.M.S. AG for 330 million Euros or about $470 million. B.R.A.H.M.S. is a leading provider of specialty in-vitro diagnostic tests based on its patented biomarkers for sepsis, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases,...

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(GRMN) Garmin, Ltd. – Bull of the Day

Garmin (GRMN) is an OEM of GPS-based equipment. June quarter results were much better than consensus expectations, signaling an end to the downturn.

The strong revenue and margin performance in the recently concluded quarter, the company s market share, brand equity, financial position, compelling...

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(GRMN) Garmin Nuvifone Finds U.S. Carrier

A Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) spokesperson announced that the company had selected a carrier for the nuvifone G6, its new smartphone. Although the name of the carrier was not announced, rumor has it that it could be AT&T (T), the second-largest player in the U.S. The product...

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(TRMB) Trimble Navigation Launches New Products

Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB) recently launched a number of products for engineering and construction contractors.

The company’s AllTrak Asset Management System helps in tracking and management of both owned and rented resources. It can be used to track the...

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(LLL) L-3 Communications Snags Air Force Contract

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) yesterday bagged a $680 million contract from the US Air Force to serve as prime contractor on the T-1A Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program. This will boost the dwindling order backlog of the company, which fell 20% year-over-year in...

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(IMA) Inverness Medical Innovations – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Inverness Medical Innovations (IMA) continues to trend higher in response to the company’s strong first-quarter results, reported in late April, in which the company swung to a profit from last year.

First-Quarter Results

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(CUB) Cubic Corporation – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Cubic Corporation (CUB) has watched analysts hike earnings estimates since it was last featured as a Growth and Income pick in Late May. For the fiscal year ending September 2009, Wall Street forecasts of $2.05 per share are up 2% over the past month and 8% over the past 60 days.

For...

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(CUB) Cubic Corporation – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Cubic Corporation (CUB) saw fiscal second-quarter earnings of 53 cents per share, topping the year-prior 36 cents and exceeding analysts’ estimates of 43 cents. Second-quarter sales of $242.8 million came in above last year’s $210.3 million.

Company Description

Cubic...

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(IMA) Inverness Medical Technology Inc. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Inverness Medical Technology Inc. (IMA) just reported excellent fourth-quarter results and its share price continues to head higher along an aggressive trend line.

Company Description

Inverness Medical Technology, Inc. develops...

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(IMA) Inverness Medical Innovations – Revenue Jumped 84.7% in the Third Quarter

Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (IMA) is finding that the health care sector is the place to be during this global slowdown. The stock is cheap. IMA trades with a PEG of only 0.44.

Company Description

Inverness Medical Innovations manufactures consumer and professional medical diagnostic...

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(CRA) Celera Corporation – consensus estimates are relatively through the roof

Celera Corp. (CRA) is showing phenomenal growth over the next few years as shares continue to set higher highs.

Company Description

Celera Corp. is a healthcare business delivering personalized disease management through a combination of products and services incorporating proprietary...

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(LLL) L-3 Communications Holdings – nearly perfect record of positive surprises on analysts’ earnings forecasts

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL), which recently received a $90 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, has a terrific track record of delivering positive surprises on earnings estimates.

Company Description

L-3 Communications is a prime contractor in aircraft modernization...

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(LLL) L-3 Communications Holdings – Analysts boosted full-year 2008 earnings estimates to $7.47 per share from last month’s projection of $7.19

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL) recently declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share. The company noted that the dividend is payable on December 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 17. LLL’s dividend yield of 1.6% stands out within its industry as most...

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(AXYS) Axsys Technologies – products are largely sold into markets that are not effected by the general economy

Axsys Technologies, Inc. (AXYS) is fresh off the heels of an impressive third-quarter performance in which the company’s income almost doubled. The next-year estimate is bullish, projecting 19% earnings growth.

Company Description

Axsys Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures...

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