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News For UTX;GE;ERJ;RYCEY From The Last 14 Days
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March 2, 2015
17:21 EDTUTXSikorsky Aircraft awarded $241.7M government contract
Sikorsky Aircraft, a United Technologies company, was awarded a $241.7M modification to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise option for a quantity of 22 UH-60M aircraft to support contingency operations. FY15 other procurement funds in the amount of $241.7M were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Dec. 31, 2016. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut.
February 27, 2015
18:10 EDTUTXLockheed Martin, United Technologies JV awarded $2B government contract
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February 25, 2015
17:23 EDTUTXUnited Technologies awarded $407M government contract
United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $407M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engine component improvement program. Contractor will provide design improvement, life management/analysis, repair development and test of engines produced by Pratt & Whitney. Work will be performed at East Hartford, Connecticut, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2021. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5M are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
07:09 EDTUTXUnited Technologies price target to $138 ahead of Analyst Day at Credit Suisse
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05:22 EDTGEGE Healthcare selected as strategic partner by Kenyan Ministry of Health
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February 24, 2015
18:02 EDTGEGeneral Electric director purchases $20M of company stock
According to regulatory filings, GE director William G. Beattie purchased 800,000 shares of GE for $20,096,000 on February 18 and 19.
February 23, 2015
12:07 EDTGEEU opens probe in GE's proposed acquisition of Alstom's energy business
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether General Electric's (GE) proposed acquisition of the Thermal Power, Renewable Power & Grid businesses of Alstom (ALSMY) is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission’s preliminary investigation indicates potential competition concerns in the market for heavy-duty gas turbines which are mainly used in gas-fired power plants. The transaction would bring together the activities of GE, the world's largest manufacturer of heavy-duty gas turbines, with those of Alstom, eliminating one of the three main global competitors to GE in this market. The opening of an in-depth inquiry does not prejudge the final result of the investigation. The Commission now has 90 working days, until 8 July, to take a final decision. Reference Link
06:51 EDTUTX, ERJAerospace sector downgraded to Neutral from Attractive at Goldman
Goldman downgraded the Aerospace sector to Neutral based on group outperformance and increased downside risks. The firm believes Boeing (BA) and Airbus are now oversupplying the market after a decade of undersupply and replacement demand required to sustain production may prove difficult to achieve. Goldman said accelerated new aircraft replacements was partially due to fuel economics and lower fuel prices and global growth volatility could substantially change Aerospace dynamics. As part of the sector view change, Goldman downgraded Boeing to Sell from Neutral and Precision Castparts (PCP) to Natural from Buy.
February 20, 2015
08:26 EDTGEArc Logistics to acquire all membership interests Joliet Bulk for $216M
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06:27 EDTUTXUnited Tech's Sikorsky may look to make military helicopters in India, WSJ says
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February 18, 2015
11:14 EDTGEGE, Alstom deal likely to face intense EU scrutiny, Reuters says
General Electric's (GE) deal for Alstom's (ALSMY) power equipment business is likely to face an intense EU antitrust investigation, says Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. Reference Link
10:05 EDTRYCEYOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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07:07 EDTGEBarclays to hold a conference
Industrial Select Conference is being held in Miami on February 18-19.
06:23 EDTRYCEYRolls-Royce plan to build SUV vehicle, Financial Times reports
Rolls-Royce has confirmed the plans to launch a sport utility vehicle, reports the Financial Times. The carmaker said it was responding to a demand from customers to create an "all-new high-bodied" Rolls-Royce. Reference Link
05:27 EDTRYCEYRolls-Royce downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
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February 17, 2015
06:20 EDTRYCEYRolls-Royce vows to cooperate with Petrobras investigation, Financial Times says
Rolls-Royce (RYCEY) said it will co-operate with Brazilian authorities investigating allegations that it paid bribes to win a contract from Petrobras (PBR), reports the Financial Times. The company said, “We will take all necessary action to ensure compliance, including co-operating with authorities in any country.” Rolls-Royce had been accused of paying bribes in exchange for a $100M contract to provide “modules of energy generation” for the oil company’s platforms. Reference Link

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