Nortek Sold to British Investment Company

BREAKING NEWS The summer continues to heat up with the second major acquisition announcement in two days. Melrose, PLC, a UK-based investment company that buys underperforming companies, improves their operations, and then resells them, has acquired Nortek, Inc. in a … Continue reading

Nortek Fiscal 2016 Q1 Results Improve, Except for AV

AVC Generates an Operating Loss on a 17.8% Decline in Sales Nortek, Inc. (Nortek) released their results for the 2016 fiscal first quarter and generally showed broad improvement,with sales gains and profit improvements in most of their segments. But not … Continue reading

Nortek Fiscal 2015 Q4 & Full Year Results are Mixed; AVC is Still Sliding

Nortek, Inc., a diversified manufacturer that through its Core Brands division markets several brands in the custom integration channel, released this week its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter and full year results. Overall, the results were mixed, as the company continues … Continue reading

Wall Street Reacts to Negative Nortek Q3 Numbers; AVC Sales Drop 36.8%

Company Blames Declines on ‘Negative Impact’ of United Technologies Unsuccessful Acquisition Bid Nortek, Inc. stock dropped more than 9.3% in early afternoon trading Wednesday in the wake of a report released by the company after the close of business Tuesday … Continue reading

Nortek Calls Off Discussions with United Technologies

Nortek, Inc. announced late Thursday that it has called off talks with an unnamed party who had tendered an unsolicited offer. According to the Wall Street Journal and as we had previously reported, that suitor was United Technologies. Nortek stock … Continue reading

Nortek Releases Q3 Results; Has AV Turned a Corner?

Nortek, Inc., a diversified manufacturer of commercial and residential products largely targeted towards the new construction business, announced on Monday the financial results of the third quarter of their current fiscal year. Overall, the results were mostly positive, although two … Continue reading

Nortek’s Struggling AV Division Forces Company to Book a $46.2 Million Q2 Net Loss; Burke is Out

Sean Burke, Head of Technology Solutions Group is Leaving Company Nortek Inc. released yesterday the financial results for their fiscal second quarter and first half showing a solid overall sales gain of 13.9% to $718.6 million, up from $630.7 million … Continue reading

Nortek Q1 Sales Grow in All Major Segments, But AV Sales Continue to Decline

Nortek, Inc. released financial results for their fiscal first quarter this week. As a widely diversified provider of largely building-related products, the company noted marked improvement in several key areas over the same quarter last year. With an overall quarterly … Continue reading

Nortek Q3 Results: The Road to Success Remains Really, Really Bumpy

On Thursday last week, Nortek, Inc. released the financial results for its third quarter (ending September 28, 2013) as well as their nine-month YTD results – and on the following Friday convened a conference call with analysts to discuss them. … Continue reading