4 Industrial Stocks in Post Game Earnings Snapshot

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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) reported net income above Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter. Net income for Caterpillar Inc. rose to $1.59 billion ($2.37 per share) vs. $1.23 billion ($1.84 per share) in the same quarter a year earlier. This marks a rise of 29.5% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 23.4% to $15.98 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Caterpillar Inc. beat the mean analyst estimate of $2.13 per share. Analysts were expecting revenue of $16.22 billion.

CNH Global N.V. (NYSE:CNH) reported net income above Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter. Net income for CNH Global N.V. rose to $269 million ($1.11 per share) vs. $152 million (63 cents per share) in the same quarter a year earlier. This marks a rise of 77% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 22.2% to $4.64 billion from the year-earlier quarter. CNH Global N.V. beat the mean analyst estimate of 73 cents per share.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) reported its results for the first quarter. Net income for the aerospace/defense fell to $564 million ($1.57 per share) vs. $618 million ($1.64 per share) a year earlier. This is a decline of 8.7% from the year-earlier quarter. Revenue fell 2.8% to $7.58 billion from the year-earlier quarter. General Dynamics Corporation fell short of the mean analyst estimate of $1.69 per share. It fell short of the average revenue estimate of $7.91 billion.

US Airways Group Inc. (NYSE:LCC) reported its results for the first quarter. Reported a profit of $48 million (28 cents per diluted share) in the quarter. US Airways Group Inc. had a net loss of $114 million or a loss 71 cents per share in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 10.3% to $3.27 billion from the year-earlier quarter. US Airways Group Inc. reported an adjusted net loss of 13 cents per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of a loss of 22 cents per share. Analysts were expecting revenue of $3.24 billion.

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