3. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric ( EMR) is up $0.33 (0.7%) to $50.14 on light volume Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $49.60-$50.56 after having opened the day at $49.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.81.

Emerson Electric Co. operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. It engages in designing and supplying products and technology, and delivering engineering services and solutions to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $36.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Emerson Electric Ratings Report now.

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