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Why United Technologies Needs the Merger With Raytheon

Sunday's announced all-stock merger between aerospace and defense giants United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) creates the world's second-largest defense contractor. The country's largest defense contractor ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Deere, Dillard’s, J&J, L3, Macy’s, Occidental Petroleum, SunRun, Valero and More

Stocks have continued to firm up after Monday's big sell-off as trade war tensions continue to escalate with China. Stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on Thursday as well, ...
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Where Do Aerospace and Defense Stocks Go From Here?

Two of the country's biggest defense contractors reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings before markets opened Wednesday morning. One traded up about 5.5% and the other traded down about 5.9% in ...
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Strong Defense Stocks May Be the Best 2019 Offense: 4 to Buy Now

Aerospace and defense stocks were crushed along with the rest of the market in the fourth quarter, but unlike tech stocks that get caught up in global trade concerns, the ...
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Defense Spending Headed Much Higher: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

The aerospace and defense sector stocks have been crushed along with the rest of the market, and unlike volatile tech stocks that get caught up in global trade concerns, the ...
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Defense Stocks on Safer Ground After the Midterm Elections

The defense sector took it on the chin during October's selling pressure. There were many reasons for the move: Saudi Arabia, the midterm elections, lower government spending ambitions, potential changes ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abiomed, Allscripts, Apple, Carbonite, Kraft Heinz, L3, Southern Copper, Starbucks, VeriSign, XPO and More

  Stocks were indicated to open higher on China trade deal hopes and after a stronger nonfarm payrolls report. While the stock market has bounced handily from the lows ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 29, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.7% at 2,641.16. The DJIA closed down 1.0% at 24,443.53. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 1.6% at 7,050.29. Monday was a down ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 15, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.6% at 2,750.76. The DJIA closed down 0.4% at 25,249.47. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.9% at 7,430.74. Monday was a down ...
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L3, Harris to Form Sixth-Largest US Defense Contractor

Two of the country's largest defense contractors announced Sunday that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals: L3 Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LLL) and Harris Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Defense Stocks Feel Pressure From Proposed Defense Payment Changes

Thursday may have seen a record-breaking high for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and for the S&P 500. Just don't bother telling that to the top defense companies with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AVEO, Boeing, Canopy Growth, Coty, Kimberly-Clark, Lululemon, Macy’s, Sysco, Teladoc and More

Stocks were indicated to open handily higher after strong Walmart earnings and after reports that China is engaging in new trade talks. Earnings season is now about 85% over, and ...
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Top Analyst Has 3 Favorite Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy for 2018

To say that the election of Donald Trump as president was bullish for the aerospace and defense sector would be a massive understatement. With shares up over 90%, Boeing Co. ...
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6 Stocks Seeing Multiple Analysts Raise Their Price Targets

Although the S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq have been somewhat mixed on Wednesday, the markets collectively have never been stronger. What has helped push these markets to all-time highs? Earnings ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aetna, AIG, Applied Materials, Autozone, Delphi, First Solar, Toll Brothers and More

Stocks have hit new all-time highs after tax reform looks more and more certain, but stocks were lower on Wednesday morning on profit taking. There had been a rotational trading ...
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