The Japanese carbon fiber producer will profit from positive trends in the aerospace and automotive industries.
Stocks are higher, but not by much, as earnings season has yet to really pick up.
The aluminum maker's strong results -- and its forecast for good growth ahead -- should hearten bulls.
Kleinfeld is the Rodney Dangerfield of chief executives -- something undeserved by this impressive name.
Earnings season kicks off with the aluminum maker surprising Wall Street. Also, JCPenney ousts CEO Ron Johnson.
Revenue falls short of analyst estimates as the first-quarter earnings season starts up. Pricing pressures are a concern, despite buoyant aerospace & automotive markets.
Investors also appear ready to put Friday's disappointing US employment report behind them, as earnings season gets started.
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