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    Stocks & Markets

    Consider These Defense Stocks Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions

    While U.S. stock markets have been weak, defense stocks are looking strong in 2022. What are the best defense stocks to buy now amid Russia and Ukraine tensions?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • Industrials

    Comparing Lockheed Martin with other major defense contractors

    With total sales of $45,358 million in 2013, Lockheed Martin is the largest defense contractor in the world. The other major defense contractors in the world include The Boeing Company and Raytheon Company.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Industrials

    An investor’s introduction to Lockheed Martin Corporation

    In 2013, Lockheed Martin clocked revenues of $45.4 billion. Of its revenues, 82% come from the U.S. government, around 17% from international customers, and 1% from other U.S. commercial customers.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems

    Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems segment saw marginally lower sales during the year due to lower sales across most of its major programs such as the Patriot program.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What does General Dynamics’ order backlog reflect?

    General Dynamics’ total backlog grew from $45.9 billion at the end of 2013 and to $72.4 billion at the end of 2014. This was a whooping 58% increase.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Northrop Faces Fierce Challenge from Lockheed over T-X Contract

    Both Boeing’s (BA) and Northrop Grumman’s (NOC) teams have submitted clean sheet bids to the US Air Force.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Boeing’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers

    Boeing (BA) has a forward dividend yield of 2%, which is slightly higher than the average 1.6% forward dividend yield of the aerospace and defense sector peer group.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    A look at General Dynamics’ stock performance versus its peers

    General Dynamics’ stock outperformed the index at all times. In the past year, it gave its shareholders 38% returns. The index returned 15% to shareholders.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services Segment

    The Intelligence, Information and Services segment was almost in line with last year. So were the operating income and margins, all of which saw marginal declines.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Raytheon Company: An Introduction

    Raytheon is a global technology leader and US defense contractor. It primarily develops and manufactures weapons and military and commercial electronics.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Expect Raytheon to Beat Its 3Q16 Earnings Guidance

    Raytheon will release its 3Q16 earnings on October 27. The consensus forecast is for Raytheon to post an adjusted EPS of $1.66—12.9% growth YoY.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Johnson Controls Settles Its Bribe Charges

    Johnson Controls (JCI) rose by 0.32% to close at $43.98 per share during the second week of July 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Word on the Street

    China Sanctions Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin for Arms Sales

    Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin all have defense units and China is imposing arms sale sanctions on them all. How did the company stocks respond?
    By Rachel Curry
  • Industrials

    Why LMT’s earnings increased despite the revenue decline

    One of LMT’s cost reduction activities includes transferring employees from a defined benefit plan to a defined contribution plan. This reduced the company’s pension costs.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    Why Lockheed Martin’s decreasing orderbook is a concern

    An order backlog is an important indicator for investors to understand how a manufacturing company’s revenue could grow in the future.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    Why LMT is reducing its spending on research and development

    LMT had a few cost reduction activities. It reduced its workforce and factory space. It also shifted its employees from defined benefit pension plans to defined contribution plans.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    Lockheed Martin’s must-know growth opportunities

    In terms of revenue, Lockheed Martin (LMT) is one of the largest defense contractors. Wars with Afghanistan and Iraq led to an increase in defense budgets, which has benefited LMT.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    Lockheed Martin combats the impact of sequestration

    The impact of sequestration is different for Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) different business segments. For segments with longer product cycles, like Aeronautics and Space Systems, the impact will be muted.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    Lockheed Martin is returning value to shareholders

    What’s more important to retail investors is Lockheed Martin’s commitment to return at least 50% of its free cash flow to its shareholders. It does this through dividend payouts and share buybacks.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Financials

    Jeffrey Gundlach Thinks that Donald Trump Would Win

    At the recent Sohn Investment Conference, Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine Capital expressed his belief that Donald Trump would win the presidency.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    UTX’s Q3 Earnings Exceed Estimates, Outlook Raised

    United Technologies (UTX) reported its Q3 earnings today before the market opened. UTX’s revenues of $19.5 billion beat the expectation of $19.39 billion.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Earnings Report

    UTX Earnings: Has Wall Street Set the Bar Too Low?

    UTX is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings results on October 22 before the market opens. It’s returned 28.5% year-to-date.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Industrials

    Trump Administration Floats Sale of Arms, Jets to Taiwan

    The Trump administration floated the sale of fighter jets to Taiwan. In an $8 billion deal, Lockheed Martin plans to sell 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Cuts Stake in United Technologies

    Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has reduced its stake in United Technologies. As per a regulatory filing, the fund sold 480,000 UTX shares in the second quarter.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is FedEx Bill Ackman’s Next Investment Target?

    FedEx stock gained nearly 3% on August 6 on speculation that Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square had bought a significant stake in the company.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Fund Managers

    Why Dan Loeb Is Concerned about the UTX-RTN Deal

    Dan Loeb explained his opposition to the United Technologies (UTX) and Raytheon (RTN) merger in a letter to the members of UTX’s board on June 28.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Fund Managers

    Dan Loeb Joins Bill Ackman, Opposes UTX-RTN Merger

    On June 9, United Technologies (UTX) and Raytheon (RTN) agreed to merge their businesses to create a new aerospace and defense powerhouse.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    United Technologies-Raytheon Merger to Create Long-Term Value

    The merger between United Technologies (UTX) and Raytheon (RTN) is likely to build a broad and complementary portfolio of high-growth aerospace and defense products.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Fund Managers

    Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb Oppose UTX-RTN Aerospace Merger

    UTX has been a key contributor to Pershing’s gains so far this year.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Fund Managers

    Why UTX-RTN Merger Obstacles May Not End Anytime Soon

    On June 9, United Technologies (UTX) and Raytheon Company (RTN) agreed to merge their businesses to create a new aerospace and defense powerhouse.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UTX-RTN Merger May Face Hurdle in Getting Anti-Trust Approval

    It likely won’t be easy for United Technologies and Raytheon to merge their businesses, as President Trump and the Pentagon are concerned about reduced competition.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Industrials

    Why Modi’s Second Term Is Good News for US Defense Contractors

    One of the key points on which Modi campaigned was national security.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Boeing Stock Has Fared in 2018

    Boeing (BA) stock started 2018 on a positive note and carried this momentum forward up to November 7, with a return of ~26%.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Boeing Declared Quarterly Dividend of $1.71 Per Share

    On June 25, Boeing (BA) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $1.71 per share on its outstanding common stock.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Rising Crude Oil Prices Could Affect Boeing’s Order Book

    On May 22, crude oil (DBO) rose towards $80.0 per barrel.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Boeing’s Free Cash Flows and Dividend Prospects in 2018

    On March 31, Boeing (BA) had cash and cash equivalents of $9.2 billion, up ~$400.0 million from $8.2 billion on December 31, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    KLX Acquisition: Boeing’s Shot in the Arm for Global Services

    On May 1, Boeing (BA) announced an agreement to acquire aerospace parts distributor KLX (KLXI) for $3.2 billion in cash.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street’s Views on Boeing Ahead of Its 1Q18 Earnings Release

    Analysts expect Boeing (BA) to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $2.56 in 1Q18, representing 27.2% growth YoY (year-over-year).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Could Boeing Exceed Analysts’ Revenue Estimates in 1Q18?

    Analysts now expect Boeing’s revenue to be $22.1 billion, after revising their estimate upward by $300.0 million.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Boeing Stock has Trended Ahead of its 1Q18 Earnings Release

    Boeing (BA), the world’s largest aerospace company, is set to declare its 1Q18 results on April 25, 2018, before markets open.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Must-Know Recent Developments from Boeing

    In January 2018, Boeing took a 17-aircraft lead over its archrival Airbus. Boeing delivered 44 commercial aircraft compared Airbus’s 27 aircraft.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Boeing Sets Sights on Woodward Acquisition

    On February 8, 2018, the Wall Street Journal reported that Boeing (BA) intends to acquire aerospace parts maker Woodward (WWD).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Wall Street Analysts View Boeing after Its 4Q17 Earnings

    Boeing (BA) has a consensus rating of ~2.1 with an overall “buy” recommendation.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Will Boeing Deliver on Operating Margin Estimates in 4Q17?

    Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expect Boeing (BA) to report an operating profit of $2.7 billion in 4Q17.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Boeing’s Dividend Payout Rise in 2017?

    Dividends Boeing (BA) has been paying dividends consistently for the past 20 years. In 3Q17, the company paid a total of $900 million in dividends, which was ~30% of its free cash flow generated in the quarter. Falling yield At its current market price of $268, Boeing has an indicated dividend yield of 2.1%. The yield has been […]

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Investors View Boeing’s High Dividend

    High yield Despite the positive run-up Boeing (BA) stock has enjoyed in 2017, its current indicated dividend yield is 2.2%. Boeing’s dividend yield is now lower than the Dow Jones Industrial Average dividend yield of 2.7%. Peer Lockheed Martin (LMT) has an indicated dividend yield of 2.4%, United Technologies (UTX) has an indicated dividend yield […]

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Canada Puts Boeing Defense Order on Hold

    The Canadian Air Force placed an order for 65 Lockheed Martin (LMT) F-35 fighter jets for $30 billion. The CAF canceled the order and replaced it with 18 Boeing CF-18 aircraft for $5.2 billion.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gabelli Downgrades Johnson Controls Stock to ‘Hold’

    In fiscal 2016, JCI reported net sales of $37.7 billion, a rise of 1.3% YoY (year-over-year).

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Miscellaneous

    Defense Sector Stocks Achieve Liftoff from Trump’s Victory

    Because Republicans retained control of both legislative houses, investors expected that defense budgets would be easier to pass.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 4Q16?

    Price movement Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $41.7 billion. It rose 5.7% to close at $43.94 per share on November 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 6.5%, -1.8%, and 40.9%, respectively, on the same day. JCI is trading 1.9% above its 20-day moving average, 2.0% […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Boeing’s Often Overlooked Risk: Pension Liabilities

    For Boeing (BA) to fulfill this promise to its employees, it would require $17.9 billion—a huge sum by any standard.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    Northrop Grumman Stock Jumps as Earnings Crush Estimates

    Leading defense contractor (PPA) Northrop Grumman (NOC) declared its 3Q16 earnings on October 26, 2016. The company’s earnings per share rose 22%.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Bernstein Has Rated Johnson Controls ‘Outperform’

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $42.3 billion. It rose 0.61% to close at $44.55 per share on September 16, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Macquarie Upgrades Johnson Controls to ‘Outperform’

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $30.9 billion. It rose by 1.4% to close at $47.86 per share on September 8, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Johnson Controls Rise on September 6?

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $31.5 billion. It rose by 2.4% to close at $48.90 per share on September 6, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Upgrades Johnson Controls’ Senior Unsecured Rating

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.1 billion. It fell by 0.34% to close at $43.88 per share on August 31, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Johnson Controls’ New Contract with Methodist Healthcare

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.2 billion. It fell by 1.8% to close at $44.27 per share on August 24, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Johnson and Tyco Shareholders Approved Merger

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.7 billion. It rose by 0.43% to close at $44.32 per share on August 17, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Consumer

    How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 3Q16?

    Johnson Controls reported 3Q16 net sales of $9.5 billion, a fall of 1.0% compared to net sales of $9.6 billion in 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    What Could Turn around a Dull 2016 for the Invesco American Franchise Fund?

    The Invesco American Franchise Fund Class A has fallen by 0.5% YTD in 2016—a below-average performer among the pack of 12 funds in our review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Other Defense Majors Made for Better 2016 Picks Than Raytheon

    Raytheon (LMT) has managed to beat consensus EPS (earnings per share) as well as revenue estimates seven times in the last eight quarters.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Johnson Controls Declares $0.29 Per Share Dividend

    Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $28.8 billion. It rose by 0.29% to close at $44.32 per share on July 20, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Boeing’s Current Valuation after 1Q16 Mean?

    As of April 28, 2016, Boeing had a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 8.26x. This is higher than its average valuation of 7.73x since February 2008.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Miscellaneous

    What Is Boeing’s Program Accounting Issue About?

    Boeing (BA) uses program accounting, a technique that allows the company to spread out its huge manufacturing costs over time by cutting the cost per plane in the early stages of a project, and smoothening profit margins over time.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Boeing Company: From the Beginning

    Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company. It is the largest commercial jet manufacturer in the US and the world’s second largest behind Airbus.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing Boeing’s Valuation to Its Peers

    Boeing is the largest company by market capitalization among our selected peers, while Bombardier is the smallest.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Is Raytheon an Attractive Investment Option?

    An investment in Raytheon stock would have generated about 94% returns in the past five years. This is just slightly more than the 88% returns from the S&P Index.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Raytheon’s Growth Opportunities?

    With more cyberattacks, the government is expected to increase its defense spending soon. Raytheon appears to be a promising beneficiary.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Raytheon’s Strengths and Weaknesses?

    Raytheon (RTN) is a global leader in defense and government solutions. It has more than 15,000 individual contracts. The company is a strong contractor for the US government.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Raytheon’s Full-Year 2014 Performance Was Stagnant

    Compared to a mixed fourth quarter performance, Raytheon’s full-year 2014 performance was disappointing. The revenue for the full-year 2014 was $22.8 billion.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What Should Investors Know About Raytheon?

    Raytheon is a leading technology company. It provides products and services in the defense, civil, and security markets globally.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Raytheon’s Strong Performance in 4Q14

    Raytheon (RTN) is one of the leading contractors and aerospace companies in the US. It performed well in 4Q14. Its revenue grew substantially.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Lockheed Martin: How does the company make money?

    Lockheed Martin has many successful and time-proven programs under its belt. Lockheed Martin’s major customer is the US government and its allied agencies.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Northrop Grumman looks to international market for new business

    As a result of diminished demand at home, the company is now concentrating on the international market, supplying products and services abroad.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    General Dynamics’ stock beat index returns in 2014

    General Dynamics’ share saw healthy growth in the past year. It beat the index returns comfortably. During the past year, the stock generated about 40% returns.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    What’s in store for Honeywell’s new 5-year plan?

    Honeywell’s (HON) new five-year plan sets expectations of about $50 billion in revenue and 18.5%–20% operating margins by 2018.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Honeywell’s future cash utilization plan

    Now, we’ll look at Honeywell’s future cash utilization plan. Honeywell said it plans to spend more than $10 billion on acquisitions in the next five years.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing how Honeywell makes money

    Honeywell International Inc. (HON) is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. It was incorporated in 1985. It’s a Fortune 100 company.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    How India has changed its foreign direct investment limits

    A cap on foreign direct investment in sectors like retail and defense was a major hindrance for foreign business in India.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    An overview of BA’s business segments

    BA’s business segments are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (or BCA) and Boeing Defense, Space & Security (or BDS).

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Industrials

    India to increase the foreign direct investment cap on defense

    Foreign firms have said they need higher investment caps and greater management control if they’re going to develop a bigger industrial base in India.

    By Surbhi Jain
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