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    Earnings Report

    TDG Boosted Its Proprietary Product Revenue with This Acquisition

    TransDigm (TDG) has increased the size of its existing term loan facility by $650 million to facilitate a one-time special dividend of $24 per share.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    Why General Electric’s Aviation Segment Revenue Rose in 1Q17

    Revenue for General Electric’s (GE) Aviation segment was $6.8 billion in 1Q17, a 9.0% rise from $6.2 billion in 1Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Market Expectations from Rockwell Collins in Its 3Q16 Earnings

    Rockwell Collins (COL), which makes avionics for commercial and military aircraft, is scheduled to declare its 3Q16 earnings on July 25. The consensus analyst estimate COL’s adjusted EPS to rise by 19% on a year-over-year basis to $1.58.

    By Shannon Black
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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

    Higher G650 Mix Puts Margins of General Dynamics in Top Gear

    Despite the challenging conditions, General Dynamics (GD) has managed to raise its margins in its Aerospace segment.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    NetJets Orders Secure Textron Aviation amid Business Jet Weakness

    Textron Aviation increase its sales in the last two quarters after gaining traction for its new Latitude business jets. It has secured 150 orders from NetJets.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How United Technologies Has Evolved over the Years

    The origins of United Technologies (UTX) lie in the creation of the United Aircraft and Transportation Company (or UATC) in 1929.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    Transdigm Continues as a ‘Super Stock’ in 2016

    Transdigm Group (TDG) became public in March 2006. Since then, the company’s stock has compounded wealth at an astonishing clip.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    Spirit AeroSystems’ Shares Take a Hop as it Wings Airbus Deal

    In 2Q16, Spirit AeroSystems’ Fuselage Systems represented 50% of total revenues. Propulsion Systems and Wing Systems made up 26.3% and 23.2%, respectively.

    By Shannon Black
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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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    Earnings Report

    How Do Major Analysts View Rockwell Collins’s Stock?

    The consensus rating among the 19 analysts covering Rockwell Collins (COL) leans toward a “buy” call.

    By Shannon Black
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    Consumer

    How Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Turning Up the Heat on Lockheed Martin

    Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) Space Systems segment generated $9.1 billion in revenues in 2015, representing 20% of total annual revenues.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why the Honeywell-United Technologies Merger Failed to Take Off

    Both Honeywell and United Technologies recently confirmed that they had engaged in conversations related to a potential merger to create a global aerospace behemoth.

    By Shannon Black
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