Dave Cote has won analysts’ support for his view that Honeywell International Inc. is on a path to higher margins and revenue growth that merit a premium stock valuation. Converting investors may prove tougher.
Xylem Inc., a New York water technology company, wants to increase its revenue from emerging markets, according to a Citigroup Inc. analyst, citing a management dinner with new Chief Executive Officer Patrick Decker.
Jeffrey Immelt, saying he holds few regrets after leading General Electric Co. in 10 years bracketed by terrorism and a nuclear meltdown, predicts a payoff through 2013 as reinvigorated industrial units expand globally.
Honeywell International Inc. is tapping into a shale-drilling boom by selling customers such as Dow Chemical Co. a technology to convert propane found alongside natural gas into a raw material for plastics.
Cooper Industries Plc , the maker of electrical distribution equipment with a valuation 52 percent greater than Tyco International Ltd., is looking more like the target that proves you get what you pay for.