Edwards Lifesciences, Mine Safety Appliances: U.S. Equity Market Preview
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Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) : The largest maker of artificial heart valves said it bought Embrella Cardiovascular Inc. for $43 million in cash. The company also reaffirmed its earnings forecast for the year.
Harbinger Group Inc. (HRG US): The publicly traded holding company majority-owned by Harbinger Capital Partners LLC reported a fourth-quarter loss of 45 cents a share.
Mine Safety Appliances Co. (MSA) : The maker of worker- safety products said its Enhanced Combat Helmet design failed to meet all testing requirements, according to a notice from the U.S. Marine Corps. The company won’t participate in a contract for about 240,000 helmets.
Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) : The world’s largest appliance maker was given a positive outlook at Standard & Poor’s, meaning the rating company is more inclined to raise its credit rating. S&P said the company should be able to improve credit measures in the next 18 months.
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