L-3 Communications Holdings Inc Stock Upgraded (LLL)
- The debt-to-equity ratio is somewhat low, currently at 0.62, and is less than that of the industry average, implying that there has been a relatively successful effort in the management of debt levels.
- Net operating cash flow has slightly increased to $500.00 million or 4.82% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite an increase in cash flow, L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HLDGS INC's cash flow growth rate is still lower than the industry average growth rate of 44.75%.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the Aerospace & Defense industry average, but is less than that of the S&P 500. The net income increased by 2.2% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $268.00 million to $274.00 million.
- L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HLDGS INC has improved earnings per share by 14.8% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. However, we anticipate underperformance relative to this pattern in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HLDGS INC increased its bottom line by earning $9.07 versus $8.26 in the prior year. For the next year, the market is expecting a contraction of 6.9% in earnings ($8.44 versus $9.07).
-- Written by a member of TheStreet RatingsStaff
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