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Instant Analysis: United Technologies Gives a Mixed Outlook for 2017

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Yes and no. Clearly, the EPS outlook is a bit disappointing, as is the sales forecast for climate, controls, and security.

Does it matter?

On the other hand, Otis is forecast to grow volume in 2017 (in line with aims to increase long-term service revenue) , aerospace systems is starting to overcome headwinds created by (initially at least) lower-margin sales on newer aircraft, and the key to Pratt & Whitney in 2017 is actually the successful ramp in production.

All told, a mixed outlook, but United Technologies remains an attractive value proposition.

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