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Stock Report: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP) Report Updated: Jul 21, 2014 | Print This Page

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Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP)

Rating: Sell Volatility: Conservative
Total Grade: D Industry: Aerospace & Defense
Competitors: GD, AIRI, ESLT, HII
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Company Profile

Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures and sells metal components and products worldwide. Its Investment Cast Products segment offers aerospace structural and airfoil castings for the turbine section of jet aircraft engines; investment castings for industrial gas turbine engines; artificial hips and knees for medical prostheses applications; landing gear struts and engine inlets for unmanned aerial vehicles; impellers for pumps and compressors; titanium components for armaments; and alloys for other investment casting companies. The company’s Forged Products segment provides forged components, including fan discs, compressor discs, turbine discs, seals, spacers, shafts, hubs, and cases for jet engines; airframe structural components, such as landing gear beams, bulkheads, wing structures, engine mounts, struts, tail flaps, and housings for commercial and military aircraft; mechanical and structural tubular forged products for energy markets; casing and tubulars for the oil and gas industry; forged components for propulsion systems; and forgings for pumps, valves, and structural applications. Its Fastener Products segment produces bolts, sleeve bolts, nuts, nut plates, latches, expandable diameter fasteners, quick release pins, hydraulic fittings, bushings, inserts, collars and other precision components for aerospace, automotive, industrial machinery, and heavy truck and general industrial markets. This segment also offers refiner plates and screen cylinders for pulp and paper industry; grinder pumps and affiliated components for low pressure sewer systems and gas monitoring systems; critical engineered fasteners and cold formed parts for automotive and general industry; and thread-rolling dies, trimming dies, pins, and steel and carbide forging tools for fastener production. The company sells its products directly; and through distributors and independent sales representatives. Precision Castparts Corp. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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