Innovations, M&A Driving Growth for Machine Makers - Research Report on Ingersoll-Rand, Babcock & Wilcox, Parker-Hannifin,

   Innovations, M&A Driving Growth for Machine Makers - Research Report on
  Ingersoll-Rand, Babcock & Wilcox, Parker-Hannifin, Illinois Tool Works and
                                     Pall

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting
Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE:IR), The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC),
Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) and
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Ingersoll-Rand Plc Research Report

Ingersoll-Rand recently saw insider trading from one of the members of its
Board of Directors, with John Bruton purchasing over 1,100 shares of the
company's stock last week at an average price of $53.41 per share, increasing
his total of 3,600 shares. This comes despite drops in net income and revenue
in Q4 2012. Ingersoll-Rand earned $235.6 million or 78 cents per share for the
period, 3 percent lower year over year from $242.2 million or 76 cents per
share, and revenue of $3.47 billion, or 1 percent less than the $3.51 billion
posted the same period in 2011. In comparison, analysts expected earnings of
71 cents per share and revenue of $3.45 billion. For 2013, the company expects
earnings between $3.45 and $3.65 per share and revenue at the range of $14.2
billion to $14.6 billion. The Full Research Report on Ingersoll-Rand Plc -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7443_IR]

The Babcock & Wilcox Company Research Report

Babcock & Wilcox reported Q4 2012 net income of $39.7 million, or 33 cents per
diluted share, coming from a loss of $63 million, or 53 cents per share, in
the same period in 2011. Revenue came in $865.3 million, up from $800.8
million a year earlier. In comparison, analysts expected earnings per share of
42 cents and revenue of $841.7 million. In addition, the company repurchased
3.9 million shares at $96.8 million during the period under its $250 million
share repurchase program. However, management expects revenue of $3.4 to $3.55
billion and earnings per share of $2.25 to $2.45 for fiscal year 2013 as
Babcock & Wilcox focusing more on strengths and improving efficiency and
effectiveness. The Full Research Report on The Babcock & Wilcox Company -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/5427_BWC]

Parker-Hannifin Corporation Research Report

Parker Hannifin signed an agreement with Shepherd Center, which specializes on
spinal cord injury or brain injury treatment and research, to support the
commercialization of Parker's exoskeleton device Indego. The medical
institution will be the lead rehabilitation center for clinical testing of the
device, and will create clinical protocols for the use of the device. Indego,
which will go on sale in 2014, has received positive feedback from patients
and clinicians for being the only robotic exoskeleton wearable while the
patient is in his or her own wheelchair, as well as in a vehicle or even a
restaurant booth. In other news, Parker Hannifin increased its regular
quarterly cash dividend to 43 cents per share payable on March 1, 2013. The
Full Research Report on Parker-Hannifin Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/54eb_PH]

Illinois Tool Works Inc. Research Report

Illinois Tool Works announced that it has begun a review process to explore
alternatives for its Industrial Packaging segment, including its sale or
spinoff. The segment designs and manufactures steel, plastic and paper
products used for bundling, shipping, and protecting transported goods. Brands
from the segment include Signode, Strapex, Angleboard and Mima, and generated
revenues of approximately $2.4 billion in 2012. The company started reviewing
some segments last year in an effort to shed unprofitable lines or combine
units. In October it sold a 51 percent stake in its decorative services
business for $1.1 billion, which followed the sale of its laminates business
and its paint finishing business. The Full Research Illinois Tool Works Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7617_ITW]

Pall Corporation Research Report

Pall reported its second quarter 2013 results, with earnings of 73 cents per
share or 9 percent higher than the previous year's 67 cents, while revenue
inched up 3.5 percent year over year to $662.5 million including sales in
local currency. In comparison, analysts expected earnings of 75 cents per
share and revenue of $636 million. However, weak macroeconomic conditions,
particularly in Europe and some of the markets in America, is a concern, and
the company also expects slow or moderate overall growth for the year.
Nevertheless, Pall has taken some cost reduction initiatives with a focus on
the Industrial segment's performance. For fiscal year 2013, management expects
earnings to be in the range of $2.95 to $3.15. The Full Research Report on
Pall Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3ffd_PLL]

Consider Investors Alliance

Tired of hearing about the latest, greatest trade opportunity... only to
realize that the ship has long sailed? You need a strong, informative
community in your arsenal. Join the group that has been consistently
identifying momentous situations as they develop - long before they become the
next top news on major financial networks.

Contact: Patricia Byers
Email: press@investors-alliance.com
Main: +1-480-745-7826

SOURCE Investors-Alliance