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Douglas Dynamics Idea Proposal (PLOW)

Douglas Dynamics Idea Proposal (PLOW)

Will Douglas Dynamics’ snowplow sales meet expectations this winter? Report Available: February 23, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found high expectations for PLOW sales in the back half of winter. Snowfall totals have vastly exceeded averages in some areas of the country but lagged in others. An uptick in pickup truck sales could bode well […]

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Douglas Dynamics Dealerships Forecast Some Sales Growth Despite Mild Start to Winter (PLOW)

Research Question: Will Douglas Dynamics’ Western and Fisher brands sell more snowplows than a year ago? Companies: PLOW, TTC By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Nearly half of Douglas Dynamics Inc.’s (PLOW) Western and Fisher dealers interviewed are optimistic they will see a year-to-year sales increase on snowplows […]

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Douglas Dynamics Idea Proposal (PLOW)

Douglas Dynamics Idea Proposal (PLOW)

Will Douglas Dynamics sell more snowplows than a year ago? Report Available: December 7, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows PLOW coming off a quarterly performance that fell short of last year’s record-setting numbers despite 2015’s paltry snowfall amounts. Forecasts for generous snowfall in the coming winter give reason for optimism, as do positive trends […]

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Bidding Activity in Applied Commercial HVAC Remains Strong (JCI)

Research Question: How is applied commercial HVAC shaping up in the second half of the year? Companies: ABM, CBG, EME, IR, JCI, JLL, KRX:003550/003555, KRX:005930/005935, LII, SIEGY, TYC, TYO:6367, TYO:6501, TYO:6502, TYO:6503, UTX By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings In an update to Blueshift Research’s 5 applied commercial […]

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Competition Continues to Gain on Taser’s Body Camera Market Dominance (TASR)

Research Question: Will Taser’s body camera and storage business continue to flourish despite its expensive products and increasing competition? Companies: AMZN, BOM:500530, DGLY, GPRO, HPE, HRS, IBM, LLL, MSFT, MSI, NTAP, SHE:002236, SHE:002415, TASR, TYO:6752, TYO:6758, TYO:7751 By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Taser International Inc. (TASR) faces […]

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Taser Idea Proposal (TASR)

Taser Idea Proposal (TASR)

Will Taser’s body camera and storage business continue to flourish despite increasing competition and high costs? Report Available: October 26, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows TASR continuing to dominate the body camera market, achieving significant contract wins in Q2 and Q3. However, the Axon line of body cameras has a lower profit margin that […]

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Applied Commercial HVAC Still Growing, JCI Not Taking Share

Research Question: Is the applied commercial HVAC cycle reaching its peak? Is Johnson Controls taking share from its competitors? Companies: ABM, CBG, IR, JCI, JLL, KRX:003550/003553, KRX:005930/005935, LII, TYC, TYO:6367, TYO:6501, TYO:6502, TYO:6503, UTX By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The applied commercial HVAC cycle has not reached […]

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Oilfield Demand Showed Slight Uptick, Pricing at Low Levels

Research Question: Did the stabilization of oil and gas prices at higher levels earlier this month improve demand for or pricing of oilfield services? Companies:BAS, BHI, HAL, HP, KEG, NBR, PDS, PTEN, RES, SLB, SPN Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Highlights Blueshift Research’s interviews were conducted during early to mid-July at a time […]

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Taser Idea Proposal

Taser Idea Proposal

Will Taser’s body camera and storage business continue to flourish despite increasing competition and high costs? Report Available: June 16, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows TASR at the forefront of the expansion in body camera sales and utilization, winning new contracts with large, high-profile police departments. But the competition is coming on strong, industry-wide […]

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Trimble in Demand, Innovating to Stay Ahead; Subscriptions Not a Deterrent

Research Question: Will Trimble’s shift to emphasize recurring revenue drive demand and pricing? Companies: TRMB By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Trimble Navigation Ltd.’s (TRMB) shift to emphasize recurring revenue with the introduction of a subscription-based service is an industry trend and a necessity to stay at […]

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