2. As of noon trading, Cummins ( CMI) is up $1.26 (1.14) to $112.11 on average volume Thus far, 724,163 shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $111.14-$113.09 after having opened the day at $111.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $110.85.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. Cummins has a market cap of $21.0 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cummins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Cummins Ratings Report now.

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