Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC)

Massive Saudi Defense Order Should Boost Top US Companies

As if the defense and aerospace investors needed more good news, the U.S. State Department recently approved a possible foreign military sale of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System ...
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Boeing Widens Lead as DJIA’s Top Performer

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price rose by 3% a share last week to close Friday up more than $7 on the week. The stock's year-to-date share price gain reached ...
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Where Boeing Might Look to Meet Challenges From Acquisitive Competitors

The aerospace and defense sector has coughed up a couple of giant mergers in the past few weeks: United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is paying $23 billion in cash and ...
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Northrop Grumman to Pay $7.8 Billion in Cash for Orbital ATK

Defense firm Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) said this morning that it has entered a definitive agreement with Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE: OA) under which Northrop will acquire Orbital for ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Rolling Stone, one of the original counter-culture media outlets, will be sold after a half-century of ownership by founder Jann Wenner, according to The New York Times The Senate wants ...
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Boeing Dominates DJIA as Best Performer in 2017

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock trickled down a few pennies a share last week to close Friday essentially flat week over week. The stock's year-to-date share price gain reached 51.52%, ...
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Defense Contracts Go to Boeing, Northrop to Begin $1.5 Trillion Upgrade to US Nuclear Arsenal

The U.S. Air Force on Monday awarded one contract valued at $349 million to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and another valued at $329 million to Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) ...
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US Navy Preps for Drone Refueling Competition

In 2015, the U.S. Navy ended its test unmanned combat air system demonstration (UCAS-D) program and two prototype X-47Bs built by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) went into storage in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: FibroGen, Foot Locker, GW Pharma, LendingClub, Lockheed Martin, Tesla, UPS and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday, but the Dow went above 22,100 and has been up 10 days in a row. August is also supposed to be a bad ...
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Push To Defeat ISIS Huge In 2017 For Four Top U.S. Defense Companies

After years of expanding the caliphate they felt they could impose on the Middle East and beyond, the terror group ISIS is finally getting the brutal force that many around ...
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Defense Stocks Should Stay Red Hot: 4 to Buy Into Q2 Earnings

Combine a very dangerous world with a president who is very pro-American business, and you have the perfect storm set for the defense and aerospace industry. Then, just to sweeten ...
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The Defense Industry Also Showed Up at the Paris Air Show

While the biennial Paris Air Show was dominated this year by news of commercial airplane sales by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus, most of the major U.S. defense contractors ...
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Fighter Deal With Tata Raises Shares of Lockheed and Its Rivals Too

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) agreement with India's Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighter planes in India lifted shares of the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace company Monday, but stock in ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 4 Blue Chips That Beat Estimates

The higher the market goes, the harder it is to justify many of the multiples being applied to shares. The big moves in the market since the election last November ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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