2. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric ( EMR) is up $0.31 (0.6%) to $55.20 on average volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.70-$55.32 after having opened the day at $55.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.89.

Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, engages in designing and supplying products and technology, and providing engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $39.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 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, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Emerson Electric Ratings Report now.

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