Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT)

Will Northrop Grumman Stock Be a Top Performer Again in 2020?

Following the announcement last week that a U.S. drone attack had killed a top Iranian general, defense stocks got a tidy boost of between about 3% and 7%. Northrop Grumman ...
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Boeing Should Spin Off Defense Operations as 737 Max Troubles Explode

A Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) employee, in a comment about the troubled 737 Max, commented: "This airplane is designed by clowns, who in turn are supervised by monkeys." As Boeing ...
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As Problems Mount, Boeing Should Spin Off Defense Operations

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was hit with more bad news: there may be design problems in its already grounded 737 Max. The new trouble may have to do with how ...
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Boeing Could Spin Off Defense Unit to Salvage Stock

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) shares rose only 1% last year, compared with a 30% gain for the S&P 500. Problems with its crippled 737 Max will not go away soon, ...
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After a Strong 2019, Are There Any Undervalued Defense Contractors?

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), clearing the way for the president to sign the defense spending bill into law before Congress takes its ...
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11 Dividend Hikes From September Too Large to Ignore

While September 30 marks the end of the month, it is also the end of the third quarter of 2019. The U.S. economy has seen its share of hits to ...
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Companies Hiking Dividends Should Blow Away Treasury Bonds in the Years Ahead

It is far from a secret that there are risks to the great 10-year recovery. With the United States and China deep in a trade war, and with slowing global ...
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Boeing Flies Navy Drone Tanker for First Time, Struggles With Air Force Tanker

With so much focus on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) problems with its 737 Max commercial passenger jet, it's not difficult to overlook the company's defense business. Boeing has two high-profile ...
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Boeing’s Troubles in a Nutshell

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported its massive second-quarter loss on Wednesday, no one was terribly surprised. The company's struggle to recover from the effects of two fatal crashes of ...
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Why Lockheed Martin Earnings Sent Investors Fleeing

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) reported second-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The world's largest defense company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $5.00 ...
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10 Dividends That Can See Double-Digit Growth for 5 Years or Longer

It's no secret that investors love their dividends. Investors praise companies that can raise their dividends year after year, and a commitment to a strong dividend policy is a company's ...
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The Best Offense May Be Great Defense Stocks: 5 Top Picks to Buy Now

No matter what time period in history you look at, there is almost always some sort of global conflict. While nobody wants to see protracted and deadly wars, the reality ...
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8 Large-Cap and Mega-Cap Stocks Scoring Major Analyst Upgrades

The markets may have come off their highs of the day after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested that it may be appropriate to begin lowering interest rates, but investors ...
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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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A Plane That Can Go 1100 MPH at Center of Military Controversy

The United States has told Turkey that it will no longer offer training on one of the most powerful weapons in the world if the country buys anti-aircraft systems from ...
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