Investors seeking confirmation of recent improvement in manufacturing activity will look to Parker Hannifin Corp. when it reports quarterly results next week.
Parker Hannifin Corp., a maker of hydraulic equipment, increased its full-year forecast after posting higher sales and profit amid a gain in North American industrial orders.
Airgas Inc., the largest U.S. distributor of industrial gases, fell the most in three weeks as air-conditioning products maker Parker Hannifin Corp. cut its earnings forecast.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. and Parker Hannifin Corp., which will be releasing their quarterly results next month, are showing why the U.S. economy is maintaining a slow expansion.
Parker Hannifin Corp., a maker of fluid power systems and air-conditioning products, dropped the most in more than two months after paring its forecast for full- year earnings because international demand is slowing.