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Defense Contractor Earnings Not Hurt by Lower Budgets

Defense contractors General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) both reported first-quarter results before markets opened on Wednesday. General Dynamics posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Defense Budget Has No Room for Air Force Training Jet

The U.S. Air Force’s T-38 trainer fleet has been in service for about 50 years. Neither of the Air Force’s newest jets, the F-22A and the F35A, is built as ...
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Cuts to US Defense Spending Should Not Hurt US Contractors — Moody’s

Analysts at Moody’s Investors Service recently published their outlook for the global aerospace and defense industry for the next year to 18 months. The ratings firm’s outlook on the industry ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Defense Stocks

There is one thing, and generally one thing only, that has driven the rise or fall of the stocks in the aerospace and defense sector. That one important item is ...
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Companies Profiting the Most From War

Worldwide military expenditure shrunk in 2013 for the second consecutive year, falling by 1.9% to $1.75 trillion. The 100 largest arms-producers sold a combined $402 billion worth of arms and military ...
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10 Recent Dividend Hikes and Stock Buybacks Too Big to Ignore

Investors love dividends and stock buybacks. After all, these are the two most common forms of returning capital to shareholders under corporate governance. With 2014 coming to an end, and ...
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Solid December for Dividend Hikes and Big Stock Buybacks

December can be an odd month for many investors and corporations alike. While tax planning can always come up as an issue for investors, and while December can be a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADP, Facebook, FireEye, Potash, Tyson, Vodafone and More

Stocks were marginally higher but not in a set direction ahead of the key unemployment and payrolls report on Friday morning. Regardless, investors keep proving that they want to buy ...
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Republican Midterm Victory Could Bode Well for Top Defense Stocks

The stunning Republican victory on Tuesday will make for a titanic shift in Washington, especially when it comes to the proverbial purse strings. That, in addition to ongoing conflicts in ...
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Branson Ignored Warnings About SpaceShipTwo

The tragic explosion of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo over the southern California desert on Friday could perhaps have been avoided if the space tourism company had heeded warnings from senior aerospace ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Celldex, Linkedin, Nike, Seadrill, Verizon and More

Stocks were trying to hold positive ground on Friday morning after a huge sell-off on Thursday. Investors still seem eager and willing to look for value and overlooked stocks for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BHP Billiton, 58.com, KB Home, Yahoo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday ahead of economic data. Investors remain eager to find value and overlooked stories that bring opportunity as stocks still act as though they ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avago, Exelixis, Gap, Groupon, Staples, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Tuesday morning after the Labor Day weekend. Investors remain optimistic now that the DJIA has crossed 17,000 and after the S&P 500 hit 2,000 last week. ...
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15 Companies With Over $1.2 Trillion in Backlog Orders

As reports continue to show strong labor markets and a return to GDP growth, many investors and economic watchers have to be wondering what the future growth story looks like ...
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Pentagon Awards $194 Million in Defense Contracts to Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce, Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded only seven defense contracts in its Wednesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $194.5 million. Among the companies ...
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