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Defense Stocks Survive Sequester Cuts

Stocks in this article: BACOLCWGDLLLLMTNOCRTNUTX

Boeing (BA) ($97.93) produces military aircraft and missiles and the stock traded to a new multi-year high at $99.48 on Wednesday. The weekly chart profile is positive but extremely overbought with the five-week modified moving average (MMA) at $92.53. The high was above this week's risky level at $99.08, where investors should book some profits on this hold rated Dow component. My annual value level is $93.21.

Rockwell Collins (COL) ($65.92) provides aviation electronics and the stock traded to a new multi-year high at $67.11 on Wednesday. The weekly chart profile is positive but overbought with the five-week MMA at $64.17. My semiannual value level for this hold rated aerospace stock is $56.96 with a monthly risky level at $69.02.

Curtis-Wright (CW) ($35.84) provides components to the U.S. Navy and trades below its 2013 high at $37.18 set on Feb. 19. The weekly chart is positive with the five-week MMA at $34.67. My quarterly value level for this sell rated aerospace stock is $31.42 with a weekly pivot at $36.36 and annual risky level at $41.19.

General Dynamics (GD) ($77.42) set a multi-year high at $78.69 on May 21. The weekly chart is positive but overbought with the five-week MMA at $74.06. My semiannual value level is $75.41 for this hold rated aerospace stock with an annual risky level at $86.80.


L 3 Communications (LLL) ($85.81) set a new multi-year high at $87.96 on Wednesday. The weekly chart profile is positive but overbought with the five-week MMA at $83.28. My annual value level is $85.25 for this hold rated aerospace stock with my annual risky level at $106.38.

Lockheed Martin (LMT) ($106.49) set a new multi-year high at $107.93 on Wednesday. The weekly chart is positive but overbought with the five-week MMA at $100.85. My monthly value level is $96.02 on the hold-rated aerospace stock with an annual risky level at $108.38.

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