Best Buy’s (BBY) revenues fell 1% and 2% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
Gap (GPS) recorded a 4% decline in net sales for 2015 compared to 2% in 2016.
Nordstrom’s (JWN) net sales rose 8% and 3% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
Target has a dividend yield of 4% and a YTD price loss of 14.5%.
Kohl’s (KSS) net sales rose 1% in 2015 before slumping 3% in 2016.
L Brands has a dividend yield of 5.5% and YTD price loss of 33.6%.
Macy’s has a dividend yield of 7.1% and a YTD price loss of 40.9%.
According to eMarketer, retail e-commerce holiday season sales have been projected to grow by 16.6% in 2017 compared to 14.3% in 2016.
Kaman (KAMN) is a differentiated company that conducts business in the aerospace and distribution markets.
General Dynamics (GD) is an international aerospace and defense company.
L3 Technologies (LLL) is a principal provider of communication and electronic systems for military, security, and commercial platforms.
CAE (CAE) is an international frontrunner in the delivery of training for the civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare markets.
Raytheon Company (RTN) is a technology and innovation frontrunner that focuses on worldwide defense and other government markets.
Boeing (BA) posted a 2% revenue decline in 2016 against 6% growth in 2015.
Lockheed Martin (LMT) is a worldwide security and aerospace company.
United Technologies (UTX) posted 2% net sales growth in 2016 after a 3% decline in 2015, as costs remained relatively uniform.
Sturm Ruger (RGR) is a domestic designer, manufacturer, and seller of firearms.
TAT Technologies (TATT) caters to the commercial and military aviation industries.
This series will discuss the top ten aerospace and defense products and services companies based on their dividend yields.
Pharmaceutical ETFs are publicly traded securities designed for investors who don’t have the capacity to hold too many stocks but are interested in diversification.