L-3 Communications Holdings Inc
A look at L-3’s largest business segment
In this article, we will see how Aerospace Systems, L-3’s largest business segment, performed in 3Q14.
Raytheon: A Top Pick to Hedge against Political Risks
Credit Suisse cited L-3 Communications (LLL), Raytheon (RTN), and General Dynamics (GD) as its picks to hedge against the election cycle.
CAE Reports Strong Quarterly Results in 2Q16
CAE has a market capitalization of $3.0 billion. After its 2Q16 earnings report, CAE fell by 2.9% to close at $11.07 per share as of November 11, 2015.
General Dynamics’ segment performance in Q3 2014
In this article, we’ll analyze General Dynamics’ segment performance in Q3 2014. The aerospace segment was the company’s highest contributor to Q3 revenues.
How Did L-3’s Electronic Systems Perform in 4Q14?
L-3’s Electronic Systems segment has historically been the company’s strongest segment in terms of revenues and margins.
Republican views on defense spending
The United States is known for ensuring security by constantly preparing for war. Republicans have widely opposed these defense cuts and will most likely try to reduce the defense spending limit of the U.S. government.
Boeing Falls behind Airbus in Aircraft Deliveries
The ongoing trouble with 737 MAX series planes has been hurting Boeing’s (BA) overall commercial aircraft deliveries.
Boeing: New Glitch to Delay 737 MAX Return to Service
The return of Boeing’s (BA) 737 MAX jets to service could be delayed. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) found a new safety issue.
Motorola Solutions’ Initiatives to Improve Shareholder Value
Motorola Solutions’ (MSI) operating expenses declined from $2.0 billion in 2013 to $1.5 billion in 2016.
A Look at Motorola Solutions’ Revenues and Profitability
Analysts expect Motorola Solutions’ (MSI) revenues to rise 5.4% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 2017 to ~$6.4 billion and 2.5% YoY to ~$6.5 billion in fiscal 2018.
How Motorola Solutions Stock Has Performed since Its 3Q17 Results
Motorola Solutions (MSI) announced its 3Q17 results on November 2, 2017, and reported revenues of $1.6 billion, a rise of 7% year-over-year.
Why Is LLL’s Dividend Yield Slipping despite Dividend Growth?
L3 Technologies (LLL) is a principal provider of communication and electronic systems for military, security, and commercial platforms.
What Analysts Think about Motorola Stock in July 2017
In the trailing-12-month period, Motorola Solutions (MSI) stock has risen 30.7%. In the last month, it has risen 4.9%.
Elections up the Ante in Choosing Best Defense Stock Investment
With the US presidential elections upon us in a few weeks, investors may be looking for a cover that protects their portfolio from political risks.
Why Is the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund Lagging behind Peers?
SHRAX has been a below average YTD performer. The past year until October 14 was hard on the fund. It placed dead last among the 12 peers in this review.
Northrop Grumman Faces Dogfight over Air Force Trainer Contract
The US Air Force has put up an order for 350 trainer aircraft on competing bids. The request for proposal is likely to be finalized by December 2016.
What Saved the Day for the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund?
The ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund Class A has risen by 1.6% in 2016. This places it right in the middle of the pack of our 12 funds in this review.
How Does CAE Compare to Its Peers and ETFs?
The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of CAE, Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), and Embraer (ERJ) are 19.4x, 19.1x, and 36.4x, respectively.
Production and New Orders Look Positive for Manufacturing in October
Although the global climate remains challenging, manufacturing is still poised to grow strongly with October increases in new orders and production.
United Technologies Corporation: A SWOT Analysis
In this article, we’ll do a SWOT analysis of United Technologies Corporation (UTX), including its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and major threats.
Why L-3’s National Security Solutions 4Q14 Performance Was Weak
L-3’s National Security Solutions segment supports the US military and government customers.
Why L-3’s Aerospace Systems Saw a Decline in 2014
L-3’s Aerospace Systems segment was hit the hardest due to the defense budget cuts. The segment saw a 5% year-over-year decline in 2014.
A Key Business Overview of L-3 Communications
L-3 Communications’ prime customers include the US Department of Defense, NASA, US Government intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, and aerospace contractors.
Northrop Grumman: Electronic Systems segment has a tough year
Sales by the Electronic Systems segment declined by 2.8% year-over-year. Growth in international sales helped offset declining volumes in some areas.
GD’s Information Systems and Technology segment – upside surprise
General Dynamics’ (GD) Information Systems & Technology, or IS&T, segment provides customers with a portfolio of services.
General Dynamics’ Aerospace segment grew in all key metrics
The Aerospace segment had a strong quarterly performance. It grew across all of its key metrics—revenue, earnings, and operating margins.
Overview of KLX after spin-off from B/E Aerospace
KLX Aerospace Solutions Group accounted for 76% of LTM pro forma revenue, making it the world’s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables.
Is LLL returning value to shareholders?
Is LLL returning value to shareholders? This article will explore that question.
A history of LLL’s mergers and acquisitions
LLL’s mergers and acquisitions strategy helps the company broaden its capabilities and join hands with other players to fulfill customer needs.
A look at LLL’s National Security Solutions segment
This article will look at the performance of LLL’s National Security Solutions segment.
The performance of LLL’s Communication Systems segment
In this article, we will look at the performance of LLL’s Communication Systems segment.
LLL’s outlook for the future
LLL’s outlook for the future is good. The company’s acquisition-based strategy will help it stay ahead of its competitors.
A look at the performance of LLL’s Electronic Systems segment
In this article we will look at the performance of LLL’s Electronic Systems segment.
Performance of Rockwell Collins’s Government Systems segment
Although US defense cuts and pressures in Europe subdued the demand, regional conflict will continue to drive Rockwell Collins’s revenues from the government systems segment.
Why is General Dynamics such a strong company?
General Dynamics holds a number of patents that make it one of the most innovative companies, giving GD an edge over its competitors.
The next wave of global defense growth
There are two distinct trends in global defense spending at the moment—reduced spending in the West, and increased spending in the Middle East and Asia.
Understanding Northrop’s business segments
Among NOC’s business segments, the Aerospace segment contributes the highest revenue—as much as 41%. The segment also enjoys a 25.8% market share in the Aerospace market.