Low oil prices may weigh on Carpenter's energy-industry shipments but are unlikely to disrupt its sticky aerospace business.
Concerns over a slowing China aren't new but did intensify this week, sending stocks on a roller coaster. But bargain-hunters may have little to show for it.
Although utilities took a particularly strong beating and energy continues to look shaky, the overall backing for dividends across most of the market still looks solid, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Week ending September 30, 2011.