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Manitowoc Delivers a Shocking Quarter: The Worst May Not Be Over Yet

By Neha Chamaria – Jul 30, 2015 at 2:04PM

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Manitowoc’s second-quarter earnings report throws light on its biggest challenges.

Manitowoc (MTW -4.62%) stock slumped as much as 6% in early-morning trading today after the company reported dismal second-quarter numbers after market close yesterday. While cyclical businesses tend to be volatile, the extent of decline in Manitowoc's crane sales caught investors by surprise. Worse yet, several factors suggest that there could be more pain ahead for the company and its stock.

Take a look at the slideshow below to find out how Manitowoc fared in the last quarter, why it lowered its cranes guidance, and what could hinder its growth going forward. 

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