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Financial Results, Completed Acquisitions and Dividends - Research Report on Pentair, Barnes Group, CIRCOR, Mueller Water, and H&E Equipment Services

NEW YORK, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR), Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA), and H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Pentair, Inc. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Pentair Ltd. (Pentair) reported its Q3 FY 2013 (period ended September 28, 2013) financial results with total sales of $1.8 billion, up 110.8% YoY. Net income attributable to Pentair was $172.8 million or $0.85 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2013, compared to net income attributable to Pentair of $31.4 million or $0.31 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. "We continued to see strength in the North American residential recovery and our global food and beverage markets, which were offset by a much weaker than expected Australian economy," said Randall J. Hogan, Pentair's Chairman and CEO. "Although the top line fell modestly short of our expectations, our robust margin expansion again demonstrated the power of the Pentair Integrated Management System (PIMS) working and delivering ahead of schedule on our integration and standardization synergies." The Company added that it anticipates full-year FY 2013 sales of $7.4 billion and adjusted EPS in the range of $3.19 to $3.21. The Full Research Report on Pentair, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2bad_PNR]

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Barnes Group Inc. Research Report

On October 31, 2013, Barnes Group Inc. (Barnes Group) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the operating companies of privately held Männer. Barnes Group stated that it has purchased the capital stock of the Männer operating companies for €275 million, subject to the terms of the purchase agreement. "We are pleased to complete the Männer transaction and welcome its skilled workforce to Barnes Group," said Patrick Dempsey, President and CEO of Barnes Group. "Männer's precision manufacturing capabilities, highly-engineered products and system solutions, and complementary end-markets in the injection molding industry, allow Barnes Group to extend its growth opportunities and technical capabilities in this highly desirable industry." The Full Research Report on Barnes Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/89ef_B]

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CIRCOR International, Inc. Research Report

On October 30, 2013, CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIRCOR) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of c.$0.04 per share on CIRCOR's common stock. According to the Company, the dividend is payable on November 29, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of the business on November 15, 2013. The Full Research Report on CIRCOR International, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/329e_CIR]

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Mueller Water Products, Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Mueller Water Products Inc. (Mueller Water Products) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of c.$0.02 per share. According to the Company, the dividend is payable on or about November 20, 2013 to stockholders of record at the close of the business on November 8, 2013. Additionally, the Company announced that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on January 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., local time, in Atlanta, Georgia, and all unit holders on record as of December 2, 2013 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. The Full Research Report on Mueller Water Products, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/176c_MWA]

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H&E Equipment Services Inc. Research Report  

On November 1, 2013, H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) reported its Q3 2013 financial results with revenue growth of 32.2% YoY to $270.4 million. Net income for the quarter totaled $14 million during Q3 2013, compared to $3.7 million in Q3 2012. Adjusted EBITDA grew 25.2% YoY to $70 million during the quarter. John Engquist, H&E's CEO said, "Our business performed exceptionally well during the third quarter as a result of our continued focus on solid execution, capitalizing on market cycle expansion and strong industrial market penetration. We believe the positive trends that we are seeing in our business will continue through the balance of this year and into 2014, where we anticipate additional fleet growth and market expansion in our industrial markets, where we believe there will be continued high demand, and in the commercial construction sector, where we believe there will be expanding opportunities." The Full Research Report on H&E Equipment Services Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/5786_HEES]

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