RTN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 15, 2014
    Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - April 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. 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: ...
  5. Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook - August 2013 - Industry ...

    August 14, 2013
    Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook - August 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. Raytheon Gets $80.5M JSOW Contract - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Raytheon Company has received a contract worth $80.5 million for the supply of Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1's to the ...
  7. Raytheon Wins US Navy Jammer Deal - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Raytheon Company has been awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract with a value of $279.4 million for the development of ...
  8. Lockheed Clinches More DoD Contracts - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Lockheed picks up more Department of Defense contracts.
  9. Raytheon Wins Naval-Air Contract - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Raytheon Company receives a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to manufacture an integrated multi-intelligence ...
  10. More DoD Contracts for Lockheed - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2013
    Lockheed Martin receives more Department of Defense contracts.
  11. L-3 Comm Kept at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    We maintain a Neutral recommendation on L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) reflecting our concerns regarding the loss ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Parker Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    On Friday, Parker Hannifin Corporation (PH) raised its quarterly common stock dividend by 4.9% to 43 cents per share. The ...
  14. Lockheed Posts Mixed Numbers - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    The world's largest stand-alone defense contractor, Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) exited full year 2012 with mixed fortunes. ...
  15. Harris Wins International Order - Analyst Blog

    January 16, 2013
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communications market, has received a $42 million ...
  16. Harris Wins Multiple Orders - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    Harris Corp. (HRS) has won orders worth $85 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply Falcon multiband manpack tactical radios ...
  17. Raytheon Gets Seasparrow Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has been awarded a $226.8 million firm-fixed-price, multi-year support contract for Evolved Seasparrow ...
  18. Aerospace & Defense Stock Outlook - 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Northrop's Drones Proposed for Sale - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    Department of Defense ("DoD") has made a proposal to Congress for the sale of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NOC) Global ...
  22. Harris Wins Maintenance Contract - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communications market, has got an extension of its ...
  23. RTN Gets Order for Standard Missile - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a contract from the U.S. Navy, worth $108 million, to continue the production of Standard ...
  24. RTN Busy With AN/TPY-2 Radar Orders - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) was awarded a firm-fixed price contract modification of $207.9 million. This increased the total contract ...
  25. Raytheon Acquires SafeNet Inc. - Analyst Blog

    December 13, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has completed the acquisition of Government Solutions business of SafeNet Inc. for an undisclosed ...
  26. Harris to Divest Broadcast Unit - Analyst Blog

    December 7, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS) has reached a deal to sell its Broadcast Communications business to an investment firm The Gores ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. Harris Wins Successive Radio Orders - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communications market, has won consecutive orders ...
  29. The Best (and Worst) Sectors to Invest in 2013

    November 30, 2012
    In his book "How to Make Money in Stocks," famed investor and founder of the Investor's Business Daily publication William ...
  30. RTN Gets U.S. Air Force Contract - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has entered into an agreement, worth $8.7 million, with the U.S. Air Force for contributing its technical ...
  31. Raytheon Gets Saudi Contract - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a contract to deliver a Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence ...
  32. Mixed 3Q at Raytheon - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) reported third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $1.60 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  33. Earnings Preview: RTN - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Raytheon Co. (RTN) is expected to release its third quarter 2012 results on October 25, 2012. The Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  34. Raytheon to Provide TOW Missiles - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) received a $349 million five-year, multi-year contract to provide heavy anti-tank, wireless precision-assault ...
  35. Raytheon Gets Army Contract - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) was awarded a U.S. army firm fixed price, sole source contract with a value of approximately $7 million ...
  36. Harris Wins FAA Contract - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communications market, has received a $63 million ...
  37. Goldman Sachs and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on October 1, ...

    October 1, 2012
    So far today, the market has been on the rise. The Nasdaq has risen 0.7%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1%; and the Dow has moved ...
  38. General Dynamics Among Capital Goods' Biggest Movers on October ...

    October 1, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 1%; and the Dow has risen 1.1%. ...
  39. L-3 Communications Gets TSA Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 27, 2012
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) announced that its Security and Detection Systems division has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity ...
  40. RTN Gets JTT-Sr Radios Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a production contract modification worth $8.7 million from the U.S Navy for the supply ...
  41. LLL Gets Joint Imaging Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) along with fellow aerospace company Exelis Inc. (XLS) was jointly awarded a $200 million ...
  42. Harris Wins Order from Middle East - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communication market, wins a $7.2 million contract ...
  43. Raytheon Gets Air Force Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    The U.S. Air Force has awarded Computer Sciences Raytheon, a joint venture of Raytheon Company (RTN) and Computer Sciences ...
  44. L-3 Comm. to Redeem $250M Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) announced that L-3 Communications Corporation, its wholly owned subsidiary, has initiated ...
  45. RTN Wins $125.3M Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 13, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a $125.3 million contract from The Missile Defense Agency ("MDA") and the U.S. Air Force. ...
  46. L-3 Gets Naval Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) was awarded a $31.8 million firm-fixed-price contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center, ...
  47. Harris Corp. Wins Follow-on Contract - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Communications technology company Harris Corp. (HRS) received a follow-on contract worth $297.7 million from the U.S. Navy. ...
  48. Raytheon to Supply More Missiles - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) was awarded a $230.4 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency for a sole-source ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. 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 ...
  52. Raytheon Gets Navy Contract - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a $79 million contract from the U.S. Navy for 47 more Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) systems. ...
  53. L-3 Comm. Gets $500M Contract - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) announced that its L-3 GCS unit was awarded a contract by the U.S. Special Operations ...
  54. Boeing Eyes Trillion Dollar Market - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Defense and Aerospace manufacturer, The Boeing Company (BA) released its 2012 Current Market Outlook estimating a $4.5 trillion ...
  55. 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 ...
  56. Harris Wins Veteran Affairs Contract - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Harris Corporation (HRS), a leader in the public safety and professional communication market, received an order worth $19 ...
  57. No Need To Get Defensive On Lockheed Martin

    May 2, 2012
    Despite budgetary pressures to defense budgets and the wind down of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Lockheed is managing ...
  58. ManTech Offers Opportunity For Defense Industry Growth

    March 5, 2012
    ManTech's valuation leaves upside should it return to outgrowing key rivals.
  59. Lockheed Martin Fights For Earnings Growth

    January 31, 2012
    Lockheed's low valuation suggests its downside is limited, and that patient investors who can sit through the defense spending ...
  60. 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.
  61. Orbital Sciences – Profits In The Final Frontier?

    December 9, 2011
    Orbital Sciences looks like an undervalued play on private sector space exploration.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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. ...
  65. Can CACI Get A Bigger Piece Of A Smaller Pie?

    August 22, 2011
    CACI looks cheap, but federal budget pressures will weigh for years.
  66. Defense Cuts To Be Next?

    August 5, 2011
    Investors should tread cautiously and consider the reliance of these companies on the government.
  67. 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.
  68. Lockheed Martin Easily Fighting Tough Industry Conditions

    August 2, 2011
    There are a number of positives for investors considering buying the stock of Lockheed Martin.
  69. ManTech Achieving Growth in the Stagnant Defense Industry

    July 18, 2011
    ManTech offers an appealing mix of growth at a reasonable valuation and has managed to beat its peers on a number of important ...
  70. 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.
  71. Lockheed Martin Keeps Cash Flow Moving Forward

    April 29, 2011
    Despite defense spending cutbacks, Lockheed should be able to keep growing profits.
  72. 4 Cheap "Magic Formula" Stocks

    April 28, 2011
    As silly as it may sound, the "magic formula" stock screen is actually quite serious. Check out these promising stocks.
  73. SRA Today, CACI Tomorrow?

    April 4, 2011
    SRA was widely expected to get a bid, but it remains to be seen whether investors will warm to the government IT services ...
  74. Looking At ITT Before It Splits

    February 8, 2011
    There is upside potential if ITT's three units remain independent or are bought out by rivals after the split.
  75. Rockwell Collins Rides The Commercial Aerospace Wave

    January 21, 2011
    A few key rivals to Rockwell Collins may turn out to be much more appealing investments.
  76. Blue Chips For 2011

    December 30, 2010
    After two years of solid market returns, blue chip type stocks may offer the best risk/reward scenario in 2011. They remain ...
  77. 2010 Wrap-Up: Defense And Aerospace

    December 27, 2010
    Depending on what name you owned, 2010 was either a market-beating year or a year of frustration for defense-related stocks.
  78. United Tech Share Price Rally Could Stall Out

    October 26, 2010
    United Technologies' valuation is starting to look a bit rich given the still tepid outlook for the global economy.
  79. 5 Stocks With Solid Cash Flow

    August 3, 2010
    While a company's reported earnings may not tell the whole story, cash flow usually does.
  80. New Tensions May Benefit Defense Contractors

    May 25, 2010
    With the U.S.'s increasing tensions with Iran, some big defense contractors may see their stock prices rise.
  81. Stocks With A Little Magic

    February 17, 2010
    Whether large cap or small cap, what matters most is paying the most attractive price for a company creating the most value.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. 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.
  85. Unconventional Smart Grid Plays

    September 15, 2009
    The Department of Energy added a security provision to its smart grid grants, meaning big bucks for defense contractors.
  86. Boeing Set To Ascend

    July 28, 2009
    Based on the current market and its competition, Boeing's future looks promising.
  87. Earnings Still A Split Decision, But Favors Bulls

    April 24, 2009
    A roundup of the most important earnings announcements from Thursday April 23, 2009.
  88. Teleflex Flexes Muscle

    March 2, 2009
    This company stands out from its peers for successfully shifting its business focus - just in the nick of time.
  89. Screening For Sin

    January 13, 2009
    Screening for sin stocks that are expecting positive earnings in '09 turns up some wicked picks.
  90. Five Sinful Stocks For August 26

    August 26, 2008
    Sin Stocks provide protection in a down market. In this piece we focus on tobacco giant Altria.
  91. The Best (Portfolio) Defense Is Good Defense

    April 4, 2008
    Defense technology stocks held up well through the recent pullback. It looks like 2008 and 2009 could be just as fruitful.
  92. 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 ...
  93. On The Defensive? (LMT, BA, TXT)

    October 16, 2006
    Will defense stocks take a hit if the Democrats win both the Senate and the House?
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