LMT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. The Best Offense In 2014 Could Be A Big Dose Of Defense

    January 24, 2014
    With the one of the major hurdles out of the way, the aerospace and defense industry continues to be one of the brightest ...
  3. Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 19, 2013
    Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. 3 Stocks To Sell Before The Next Meltdown

    November 19, 2013
    The major indices keep hitting new all-time highs, and as a trader, that makes life pretty easy. Basically, you have a bullish ...
  5. Boeing Shares Climb Thanks To Strong Earnings

    October 23, 2013
    Boeing reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings fueled by a 14% surge in deliveries.
  6. The Lingering Effects Of The U.S. Fiscal Drama

    October 16, 2013
    The two-week long partial shutdown and the looming crisis over a possible debt default by the U.S. government has already ...
  7. Short Interest Moves In Boeing And Other Defense Stocks (BA, ...

    September 29, 2013
    Between the August 30 and September 15 settlement dates, the number of shares sold short in defense stocks Boeing (NYSE: ...
  8. Drone Technology In Everyday Applications: Not Just For The Military ...

    September 4, 2013
    Drones are no longer a technology of the future. They are being manufactured and used in a variety of applications, but ...
  9. Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook - August 2013 - Industry ...

    August 14, 2013
    Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook - August 2013 - Industry Outlook
  10. Boeing's Strong Earnings: Time To Buy?

    July 30, 2013
    Boeing's second-quarter earnings were very strong causing it to raise its 2013 guidance. However, nagging problems continue ...
  11. Spirit Airlines Bucks the Short Interest Trend in the Industry ...

    July 28, 2013
    With the summer travel season well underway, the short interest in most U.S.-based airlines dwindled. Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ...
  12. Bull of the Day: HEICO Corp (HEI) - Bull of the Day

    July 15, 2013
    Bull of the Day: HEICO Corp (HEI) - Bull of the Day
  13. Short Sellers Continue to Shy Away from Southwest Airlines (LUV, ...

    July 14, 2013
    As the summer travel season got underway, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: UAL) saw sizable swings in short interest. Other players ...
  14. The Rupee's Plunge: An Opportunity? - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    The Indian Rupee hit a new record low against the dollar this Monday.
  15. Lockheed Supports SW Asia Operations - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corp. received a contract from the Department of Defense worth $138.5 million to provide Communications Technical ...
  16. LMT Wins DoD Contract Modifications - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corp. received two contract modifications for approximately $90 million from the Department of Defense.
  17. ULS Wins $1.1B Contract - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    United Launch Services, LLC or ULS receives a contract, worth approximately $1.1 billion or $1,088 million, from the U.S. ...
  18. Lockheed, L-3, UTX Win DoD Contracts - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp. and United Technologies Corp. received contracts from the Department ...
  19. Northrop in LCS Navy Contract - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Northrop Grumman Corp. has received a contract worth $28 million to provide engineering and production planning services ...
  20. Lockheed Inks $320M Air Force Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corporation has clinched a $320 million contract with the Air Force to provide enhanced communications reliability, ...
  21. Raytheon Gets $126M DoD Contract - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Raytheon Company received a Department of Defense contract for the procurement of the material needed to manufacture up to ...
  22. Contracts Flow in for Defense Cos. - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    Data Link Solutions, Alliant Techsystems Inc., FLIR Systems Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corporation have received Department ...
  23. Time for This Top Ranked Defense ETF? - ETF News And Commentary

    June 20, 2013
    Should investors think about buying this highly ranked aerospace and defense ETF?
  24. Huntington Wins 7th NSC Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build the seventh National Security Cutter.
  25. Deal Win for Lockheed, Northrop JV - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    A joint venture between Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. has received a $90.0 million contract for the supply ...
  26. LMT in Chinese Nuclear Plant Pact - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Lockheed entered into an agreement to ensure operational safety at Chinese nuclear power plants.
  27. Boeing, TXT Get V-22 Osprey Order - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    The Boeing Company and Textron Inc. have received a five-year modification contract worth $4.9 billion for the manufacture ...
  28. Lockheed, GD Win More DoD Contracts - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics have once again been a beneficiary of Department of Defense contracts.
  29. Lockheed Gets Navy Contract - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has been selected among one of the 15 awardees for an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract ...
  30. Short Interest in Southwest Airlines Nearly Doubles

    May 29, 2013
    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LCC) increased more modestly. Take a closer look at these three below.Short interest in Alaska ...
  31. Boeing 787 Gets Vote Of Confidence

    April 4, 2013
    International Airlines Group has booked 18 of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Will the order be enough of a boost to keep its stock ...
  32. A Big Bet On Cyber Security

    April 3, 2013
    As computers, cloud computing and data networks continue to be a part of our everyday lives, protecting them is quickly becoming ...
  33. Lockheed Gets Apache Contracts - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has received two production contracts totaling $161.7 million from the U.S. Army to continue ...
  34. Embraer Upped to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    On February 11, 2013, we upgraded our recommendation on aircraft manufacturing company, Embraer S.A. (ERJ) from Underperform ...
  35. Raytheon Gets Patriot Add-on - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    Raytheon Company (RTN) was awarded a $116 million firm-fixed-price level-of-effort contract from the Army Contracting Command ...
  36. General Dynamics to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    On Feb 4, 2013, we downgraded defense and aerospace operator, General Dynamics Corporation (GD) to Underperform based on ...
  37. LMT Gets Aegis Contract Modification - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) was awarded a sole-source-cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-award-fee contract modification. ...
  38. Northrop Gets Software Contract - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NOC) airport systems business in Europe clinched a contract for the supply of Passenger Flow ...
  39. Alliant Beats 3Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) reported third quarter fiscal 2013 pro forma earnings of $1.84 per share, up 8.2% from the ...
  40. Wesco Aircraft Misses, Gives Outlook - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (WAIR) reported first quarter fiscal 2013 results. Earnings of 25 cents per share were down ...
  41. GD Gets Virginia Submarines Contract - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Electric Boat, a business wing of General Dynamics Corporation (GD), has received a contract modification for the supply ...
  42. Raytheon Beats, Guides 2013 - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Raytheon Company (RTN) announced fourth quarter and full year 2012 results. The company reported fourth-quarter adjusted ...
  43. Triumph to Acquire UTX's Unit - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    Triumph Group Inc. (TGI), a leader in aerospace markets, plans to acquire Goodrich Pump & Engine Control Systems (GPECS) ...
  44. GD in $12.8M Modified Contract - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation (GD), has received a contract modification to continue ...
  45. General Dynamics Gets LAV Contract - Analyst Blog

    January 16, 2013
    General Dynamics Land Systems, Canada, a business unit of General Dynamics Corporation (GD), has received a contract for ...
  46. Lockheed to Buy Aveos Assets - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Lockheed Martin Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), has entered into an agreement ...
  47. Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview - Dec 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    December 26, 2012
    The U.S. is the world's largest aerospace and defense market, and also home to the world's largest military budget. The industry ...
  48. Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview - Dec 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 26, 2012
    The U.S. is the world's largest aerospace and defense market, and also home to the world's largest military budget. The industry ...
  49. Ducommun Gets Boeing Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 12, 2012
    Ducommun Inc. (DCO) announced it has received a contract from The Boeing Company (BA) to produce titanium detail components ...
  50. Huntington Signs LPD 17 Navy Deal - Analyst Blog

    December 10, 2012
    Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has received a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide ...
  51. Lockheed Part of SEAHAWK Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Aerospace and defense company, Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has won a contract from the U.S. Navy for the systems integration ...
  52. USTRANSCOM Extends AAR Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    AAR Corp. (AIR) recently announced that it has been selected again by the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) ...
  53. Early Research Calls

    November 30, 2012
    New York, November 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Brown-Forman ...
  54. AAR to Sell 10 Aircraft to MAS - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    AAR Corp. (AIR) has agreed to sell 10 of its 737-400 aircraft to Malaysian Airline System, Berhad (MAS). The deal will be ...
  55. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  56. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  57. Lockheed Gets Order from U.S. Navy - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has been chosen as one of the seven recipients of a contract, with a potential total value ...
  58. AAR Corp's Airlift Service Renewed - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    AAR Corp. (AIR), a world-renowned supplier of aerospace, defense products and services, recently declared that it has been ...
  59. Lockheed Martin Among Capital Goods' Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 7, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has declined 2.7%, the S&P 500 is down 2.6% and the Dow has fallen 2.5%. The capital ...
  60. Blue Chip Stocks Paying The Highest Dividends

    October 25, 2012
    While picking individual stocks is risky, these blue chip companies have histories that show they can be good choices.
  61. Lockheed Martin Among Capital Goods' Biggest Movers on October ...

    October 24, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.3%. The capital goods sector ...
  62. Earnings Preview: The Boeing Company - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Aerospace & defense behemoth, The Boeing Company (BA) is all set to report its second quarter 2012 results before the start ...
  63. Lockheed Gets Triple Korean Orders - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has been awarded three new contracts to support the supply chain needs of the Republic ...
  64. Lockheed Gets Apache Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has received a $111 million Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night ...
  65. Budget Worries Could Crimp Cubic In The Short Term

    September 24, 2012
    Cubic is well-positioned for the long-term, but the short-term could be dicey.
  66. Aerospace and Defense Stock Outlook - August 2012 - Industry ...

    August 30, 2012
    The growth of the Aerospace and Defense industry depends largely on the spending outlook of government departments, with ...
  67. Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview - Aug. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    August 30, 2012
    The growth of the Aerospace and Defense industry depends largely on the spending outlook of government departments, with ...
  68. Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview - Aug. 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    August 30, 2012
    The growth of the Aerospace and Defense industry depends largely on the spending outlook of government departments, with ...
  69. 3 Picks from a Small-Cap Fund Manager

    August 29, 2012
    Mutual-fund manager Tom Laming tells MoneyShow about three companies from various industries where he sees potential. These ...
  70. Lockheed in IDIQ Contract from DISA - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has been selected as one of the seven awardees for a one-year indefinite delivery/indefinite ...
  71. Earnings Scorecard: Lockheed Martin - Analyst Blog

    August 10, 2012
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), the defense industry goliath, exited the second quarter of 2012 on a strong note. Lockheed ...
  72. 4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than LQD

    July 24, 2012
    Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that investors should hold stocks as a source of long-term capital appreciation ...
  73. PPL's Smart Grid Project On Line - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    PPL Corporation's (PPL) subsidiary PPL Electric Utilities has completed its "smart grid" pilot project. As a part of this ...
  74. iRobot Is Priced To Move

    June 22, 2012
    iRobot stock has gradually moved down to the $20 level, below its 2005 IPO price of $24. Despite this drop, now is the time ...
  75. ManTech Finding Peace Challenging

    June 14, 2012
    Income-minded investors may find ManTech's current dividend yield of 3.6% appealing, but budget cutbacks in the defense industry ...
  76. Esterline Tech's Primary Growth Avenues

    March 7, 2012
    Esterline's future growth trends are likely to be much more challenging.
  77. Growth And Income From These Stocks

    March 1, 2012
    It's almost always a combination of dividends and stock price appreciation that creates the greatest shareholder returns.
  78. Which Companies Spend The Most On Lobbying?

    January 27, 2012
    Find out which companies spend the most on gaining influence over government officials.
  79. Ride This ETF's Momentum Into 2012 And Beyond

    December 23, 2011
    The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETF had a strong 2011 and is likely to carry this momentum into 2012 and beyond.
  80. 2011 In Review - Industrials Show Some Rust

    December 22, 2011
    Economic fears have pushed many industrials firmly into the red for 2011.
  81. 5 Aerospace/Defense Stocks To Watch In 2012

    December 22, 2011
    An overview of the valuations and business outlooks for the coming year on important firms to watch in the industry.
  82. Solid Dividend-Paying Companies

    November 25, 2011
    If you are looking to add dividends to your portfolio, don't miss these stocks.
  83. Cubic Goes On The Attack

    November 3, 2011
    Although Cubic is a relatively small company, it's consistently profitable. I'll look at why investors should own it.
  84. Budget Battle Looms Over Subclass Military Stocks

    November 1, 2011
    All defense stocks are keeping a close eye on the budget battle which may result in steep cuts.
  85. In Defense Of Raytheon's Lagging Growth

    October 31, 2011
    A low valuation combined with a high dividend yield makes Raytheon worth a look for patient investors.
  86. The 3 Highest Yielding Defense Stocks

    September 30, 2011
    Despite challenges, the largest defense firms will remain an integral part of the defense industry and possess yields that ...
  87. AeroVironment Growing But Richly Priced

    September 14, 2011
    Despite rapid sales growth, AeroVironment earnings growth has been uneven and the stock trades at rather rich profit multiples.
  88. Solid Dividend-Paying Companies

    August 31, 2011
    If you are looking to add dividends to your portfolio, don't miss these stocks.
  89. The Contrarian Play In Defense

    August 26, 2011
    With budget cuts coming to the aerospace and defense sector, many stocks within the group fell hard in the last few weeks. ...
  90. Military Tightens Its Belt, Goes Green

    August 25, 2011
    It may seem ironic that the largest military in the world would be one of the most enthusiastic advocates of alternative ...
  91. 4 Ways to Play Wall Street's Fire Sale

    August 24, 2011
    Dividend stocks like Intel and Abbott Labs pay you now, during the volatile times, and have room to run when the rally resumes, ...
  92. Can CACI Get A Bigger Piece Of A Smaller Pie?

    August 22, 2011
    CACI looks cheap, but federal budget pressures will weigh for years.
  93. Weapons Makers on the Defensive

    August 18, 2011
    Worries about Pentagon cuts have hit defense stocks hard, but sentiment now appears to be turning, writes MoneyShow.com ...
  94. 6 Dividend Stocks Paying High Yields

    August 7, 2011
    John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator likes undervalued large caps with dividend yields better than the ten-year Treasury. ...
  95. ITT Readying For A Split

    August 3, 2011
    ITT Corp plans to split into three different firms to better realize the value of its businesses.
  96. 6 Big Dividends to Boost Your Portfolio

    July 24, 2011
    With the current high levels of market and economic uncertainty, Oliver Pursche believes it’s crucial to stabilize ...
  97. Unappealing Growth From AeroVironment

    June 23, 2011
    AeroVironment's sales growth is one of the few positive aspects of the firm's investment appeal.
  98. Solid Dividend-Paying Companies

    June 23, 2011
    If you are looking to add dividends to your portfolio, don't miss these stocks.
  99. Booz Allen Hamilton Seeking More Agility

    June 9, 2011
    Booz Allen remains a solid watch-list candidate to see if growth trends improve now that it is a public company.
  100. The Defense Gravy Train Has Been Derailed

    March 9, 2011
    The defense sector is no longer in an "easy money" environment, as the Pentagon has finally had its fiscal wake-up call.
  101. Raytheon Fights Defense Industry Headwinds

    February 1, 2011
    Raytheon deserves attention as a top potential holding in the space.
  102. An Intelligent Deal For Raytheon

    December 23, 2010
    Applied Signal puts itself on the auction block and is quickly snapped up by Raytheon.
  103. Can Boeing Afford More Delays?

    December 8, 2010
    Boeing's delays could likely give an opening to a global set of would-be rivals.
  104. Raytheon A Solid Defense Play Over The Long Haul

    October 4, 2010
    There are a number of positive aspects to becoming a shareholder in Raytheon - especially now.
  105. Can Defense Be Part Of A Good Offense?

    August 26, 2010
    Budget worries weigh on the defense sector, but it is unlikely that the U.S. will ever make lasting cuts here.
  106. 5 Stocks Generating Cash

    August 24, 2010
    Cash flow can at times be a more accurate performance measurement than reported earnings.
  107. Satellite Phones Head Into Orbit

    June 10, 2010
    Satellite phones are far from gone, as a $3 billion contract awarded last week indicates.
  108. 5 Reasons To Invest In iRobot

    May 21, 2010
    Those who hate vacuuming will love iRobot. The maker of the Roomba keeps beating analyst estimates.
  109. A Big Military Budget's Big Winners Aren't Big Names

    February 18, 2010
    With another massive military budget on the way, the best way to play it probably isn't the old familiar large caps. Here's ...
  110. 787 Test Flight: A Turning Point For Boeing?

    December 18, 2009
    We look at whether Boeing will be taking off in the 2010.
  111. Energy Stocks: The Year In Green

    December 16, 2009
    Even with low oil prices, green energy still did well.
  112. Further Signs Of Credit Recovery

    November 17, 2009
    There have been some further signs from the Fed that the credit crunch is rapidly coming to an end.
  113. Embrace Dividends

    November 2, 2009
    Over the past 100 years or so, nearly one-half of the market returns are a result of dividends.
  114. Defense Stocks For The Defensive Investor

    October 21, 2009
    There's more going for the defense industry than just conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.
  115. Will Boeing Soar Or Get Grounded?

    September 30, 2009
    In this piece I touch on Boeing's upcoming earnings announcement and provide commentary on the company.
  116. Value Is En Vogue Again

    September 21, 2009
    Now that the bull market is slowing down, value stocks like Humana and Lockheed-Martin are likely to come back into favor.
  117. General Dynamics Continues To Play Defense

    August 4, 2009
    General Dynamics is proving that defense is indeed the best offense.
  118. Boeing Set To Ascend

    July 28, 2009
    Based on the current market and its competition, Boeing's future looks promising.
  119. General Dynamics A Sweet Sin Pick

    March 9, 2009
    The market for sin industries never fails to resurface, which keeps investors coming back for more.
  120. Sizzling Sin Stocks

    February 23, 2009
    Sin stocks may not always be a safe haven during troubling times. However, that doesn't mean they should be forgotten.
  121. Defense Stocks Await Homeland Security Decisions

    January 13, 2009
    Defense, aviation and aerospace firms stand to benefit if the new U.S. administration pulls out of the war in Iraq.
  122. Microsemi Not Your Average Semi Stock

    November 17, 2008
    Microsemi isn't a typical semiconductor stock - and that's a good thing these days.
  123. Sinful Stocks For Blissful Returns

    October 15, 2008
    Picking your portfolio based on sin stocks otherwise known as unethical investments.
  124. In Defense Of Lobbying

    September 11, 2008
    Defense contractors' expenditures extend to Capitol Hill. Learn which companies are writing the big checks and if it's paying ...
  125. Five Sinful Stocks For August 19

    August 19, 2008
    Sin Stocks provide protection in a down market. In this piece we focus on military aircraft maker Boeing.
  126. Ten Stocks To Rule Them All

    April 15, 2008
    Diversification might be overrated. Learn how 10 stocks in a concentrated portfolio could give you better returns.
  127. Bullet Proof (AH, BAESY, FRPT)

    May 11, 2007
    People, vehicles and aircraft are safer from hostile fire because of these firms and the technology they produce.
  128. Eye In The Sky (AVAV)

    May 9, 2007
    The success of the unmanned Predator aircraft means the US military wants more robot warriors. Which public companies are ...
  129. Small But Powerful (CRDN, MOG.A, TGI)

    April 30, 2007
    Defense contractors come in all sizes. These three smaller, niche players manufacture some very necessary equipment.
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