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Critical Contrast: Sparton (SPA) & SigmaTron International (NASDAQ:SGMA)

Sparton (NYSE:SPA) and SigmaTron International (NASDAQ:SGMA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

An ATM in the woods? Thats one of many stabs at humor for these Deer Isle pals — Hancock — Bangor Da

Sarah Doremus and Buzz Masters love a good laugh, but dont call what they do practical jokes.Such jokes, they say, at least imply the infliction of embarrassment upon someone, and the two 60-something women dont have that at all in mind whenever they unleash their particularly deadpan form of humorous creativity upon their…

Where to find Maines best jobs during the next decade — Business — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Computer analysts, construction workers, engineers, health care, manufacturing and hospitality workers will be in big demand and command high pay during the next 10 years, a new study projects.The study by Educate Maine and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce aimed to identify jobs that are hard to fill but that job seekers…

State Department approves possible sale of frigate parts to Bahrain

July 27 (UPI) -- The State Department has approved a possible military sale for support services of the Royal Bahrain Navy frigate Sabha.The government of Bahrain has requested to buy equipment and services for the ship under the Follow-On Technical Support program. The program, announced Thursday, is expected to cost $70 million.The sale includes engineering and logistics services from the U.S.

Navy contracts Raytheon for changes to Sidewinder missiles

Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon with a modified contract for engineering services in support of the AIM-9X Sidewinder missile.The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, is worth more than $10.2 million under a fixed-price-incentive-fee contract, which applies an adjusted formula based on the specifies of the target cost…

On This Day in History - November 26th - Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2017 with 35 to follow.The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Venus.Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. In 1789, U.S. President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, to be Thanksgiving Day. It was the first U.S. holiday by presidential proclamation.In 1842…

Looking back on volunteering in 2018

Each year, thousands of community members take part in selfless acts of kindness by giving back to local charities and social profit organizations through volunteerism.If you could only imagine Fort McMurray without its volunteers, there would be no annual community events. Social profits would struggle to provide their…

Escorts and Kubota join hands for Global Leadership

Escorts Ltd & Kubota Corporation eyes at strong domestic and exports market share by entering in to a Global Joint Venture for technology collaboration and joint manufacturing of high-end, value-oriented utility tractor range.Forms JV to establish new common manufacturing with initial capacity of 50,000. These tractors…

Ohio River reopens after tugboat, coal barge accident

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Coast Guard has reopened part of the Ohio River following a tugboat and barge accident.A towing vessel, or tugboat, was pushing 15 loaded coal barges when it hit the Second Street Bridge (Clark Memorial Bridge) at around 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday night. The contact caused all 15 of the boats loaded barges to break free.Thursday…

Webb Institute, ABS Support Maritime Scholars

Webb Institute awards second ABS scholarship for 2012 for studies in naval architecture and marine engineering.Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, has recognized the second ABS Scholar for 2012. The ABS Scholarship Program provides financial support to deserving engineering and naval architecture students based on GPA…

4 Top-Ranked Airline Stocks That Could Fly Higher in 2019

The airline industry has struggled for the most part of 2018, thanks to rising oil prices. With fuel comprising a major chunk of the airline expenditure, an upswing in crude oil prices certainly does not bode well for the industry. Apart from escalating fuel prices, high labor costs have weighed on bottom-line growth of individual companies.

Shipwreck revealed on shore beach could be 1880s schooner

December 27 at 9:56 AMSTONE HARBOR, N.J. Shifting sands in Stone Harbor have uncovered what is believed to a wrecked ship from the late 19th century.The approximately 25-foot-long vessels remains were visible on the southern part of the beach over the weekend.A local historian tells NJ.com the ship likely was the D.H. Ingraham…

Financial Comparison: Aaron’s (AAN) & MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND)

Aaron’s (NYSE:AAN) and MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (NASDAQ:MIND) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and earnings. DividendsAaron’s pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%.

Methods Machine Tools Holds Ribbon Cutting, Tours at New Memphis Technology Center

Memphis, TN, U.S.A. (December 18, 2018)Methods Machine Tools, Inc., North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art, 7,000 sq. ft. Memphis Technology Center at 6700 Fletcher Creek Cove in Memphis, Tennessee.

CAI International (CAI) versus MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (NASDAQ:MIND) Head-To-Head Review

MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (NASDAQ:MIND) and CAI International (NYSE:CAI) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations. Risk & VolatilityMITCHAM INDUSTR/SH has a beta of 1.46…

Historical path to new jetty?

When sailmaker Carol Hasse heard of the ports plans to replace the Point Hudson jetty with a steel combi-wall jetty, she dove into research. Built around 1934, the timber pile and rock jetty has protected boats in the marina next to Hasses sail loft for 80 years. But with damaged, eroding piles and sinking armoring rock…

US Army awards two contracts for light infantry combat vehicle prototypes

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems with a contract to develop 12 prototype combat vehicles designed for light infantry brigades. The contract, which is worth up to $376 million, requires BAE Systems to engineer, manufacture, and develop the prototypes. A separate similar contract was also awarded by the U.S. Army to GD Land Systems…

Boat builder wins Excalibur Manslaughter Appeal

TweetAn Australian boatbuilder has won his appeal against a manslaughter conviction over the deaths of four people when their yacht lost its keel and capsized at sea. Melbourne boat builder Alex Cittadini 51, was sentenced in July 2009 by the NSW Supreme Court over the deaths of Christopher Heyes, 51, Peter McLeod, Anne-Maree Pope, 30 and Tracey Luke, 32.