Good News and Bad News for This International Titan

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith and industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin and Brendan take a look at Siemens, which recently said that its may struggle to meet its full-year earnings targets due to global headwinds. The company is cheap, and just got two big orders in its energy segment. A recently announced $1 billion contract will have Siemens exporting turbines to Saudi Arabia, and other deals have been struck as well. How does Siemens compare to its peers right now?

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At the time this article was published Austin Smith and Brendan Byrnes have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Try any of ourFoolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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