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Few Signs of Synergies, New Products from Johnson Controls/Tyco Merger (JCI)

Research Question: Is Johnson Controls gaining traction with its synergies and new products from the Tyco merger? Companies: EPA:SU, HON, IR, JCI, KRX:003550/003555, KRX:005930, LII, SIEGY, TYO:6367, TYO:6501, TYO:6503, UTX By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) is not seeing any sales success with […]

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Johnson Controls Idea Proposal (JCI)

Johnson Controls Idea Proposal (JCI)

Is Johnson Controls gaining traction with its synergies and new products from the Tyco merger? Report Available: April 11, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research showed JCI pushing forward in its merger with Tyco where the expectation is for synergies and efficiencies to begin taking hold in the form of new products that can help the company […]

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Grainger to Retain Biggest Accounts for Now But Will Add Few New Customers (GWW)

Research Question: Is W.W. Grainger’s price decrease helping it win more share of existing customers’ wallets? Will it help Grainger gain new customers? Companies: AMZN, BABA, EPA:AI, FAST, GPC, GWW, HD, LON:FERG, LOW, MSM, TYO:3064 By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings W. Grainger Inc. (GWW) can maintain and […]

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Grainger Idea Proposal (GWW)

Grainger Idea Proposal (GWW)

Is Grainger’s price decrease helping it win more share of existing customers’ wallets? Will it help Grainger gain new customers? Report Available: March 7, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found GWW seeing improved results after its widespread price cuts aimed at increasing volume and share from existing customers and attracting new business. But it has been […]

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Acuity Will Prevail Long Term Despite Intense Competition and Price Erosion (AYI)

Research Question: Will Acuity Brands suffer as upstream LED lighting manufacturers move downstream? Companies: AYI, CREE, EPA:LR, ETN, ETR:OSR, GE, HUBB, KOSDAQ:0032500, KRX:005930/005935, LSCG, PHG, TYO:6502 By: Reverdy Johnson & David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Acuity Brands Inc. (AYI) and the entire LED lighting industry are experiencing intense […]

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Acuity Brands Idea Proposal (AYI)

Acuity Brands Idea Proposal (AYI)

Will Acuity Brands suffer as upstream LED manufacturers move downstream?   Report Available: September 22, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found AYI coming off a solid quarter with sales outpacing the industry, but in a position where it needs to defend against LED manufacturers like CREE and those from China moving downstream to compete in […]

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Johnson Controls Keeping Pace As Commercial HVAC Demand Builds (JCI)

Research Question: What is the current state of demand for applied commercial HVAC? Will Johnson Controls keep pace with its competitors in this sector? Companies: ABM, CBG, EME, HON, IR, JCI, JLL, KRX:003550/003555, KRX:005930/005935, LII, SIEGY, TYO:6367, TYO:6501, TYO:6502, TYO:6503, TYO:6702, UTX By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings […]

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Applied Commercial HVAC Idea Proposal (JCI)

Applied Commercial HVAC Idea Proposal (JCI)

Will Johnson Controls keep pace with its competitors in the applied commercial HVAC space? Report Available:March 15, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research showed JCI disappointing with low organic growth in its recent earnings, falling behind its competitors in the applied commercial HVAC space. But JCI operates in different geographies, contracts with the federal government, and […]

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Douglas Dynamics’ Plow Sales Curbed by Lack of Snow (PLOW)

Research Question: Will Douglas Dynamics’ snowplow sales meet expectations this winter? Companies: PLOW, TTC By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Douglas Dynamics Inc. (PLOW) will have a tough time meeting sales estimates for its plows this winter because of meager snowfall levels across large swaths of the Northeast […]

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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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