Thursday, October 23, 2014
Earnings News
Cost-cutting moves, share buybacks, and energy and transport sales powered the wide-moat firm in the third quarter, says Morningstar’s Kwame Webb.
Wide-Moat Investing
Investors have started to pay attention to risk again, but market valuations overall don't offer much margin of safety, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
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    Value—Growth
    Day Return
    +1.25%
    0
    -1.25%
    1Wk Return
    +1.25%
    0
    -1.25%
    1Mo Return
    +4%
    0
    -4%
    3Mo Return
    +8%
    0
    -8%
    1Yr Return
    +20%
    0
    -20%
    3Yr Return
    +20%
    0
    -20%
    1Wk1Mo3Mo1Yr3Yr
    Market Consensus
    285K
    Actual
    283K
    Market Consensus
    2380K
    Actual
    2351K
    Market Consensus
    NA
    Actual
    0.5%
    Market Consensus
    0.5%
    Actual
    0.8%
    Market Consensus
    NA
    Actual
    94 bcf
    Market Consensus
    475K
    Actual
    Market Indexes
    DJIA
    16,685
    223.4
    1.4%
    S&P 500
    1,951
    23.9
    1.2%
    NASDAQ
    4,450
    66.8
    1.5%
    Morningstar U.S. Market
    4,907
    60.1
    1.2%
    Morningstar Small Cap
    7,296
    113.9
    1.6%
    Commodity Futures
    Gold
    $1,227.90
    -1.36%
    Oct 14
    Light Crude
    $82.16
    2.04%
    Dec 14
    Natural Gas
    $3.65
    -0.36%
    Nov 14
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    %Yield
    6 Month
    0.06
    2 Year
    0.41
    5 Year
    1.46
    10 Year
    2.25
    30 Year
    3.01
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