Aerospace/Defenserss

Boeing Now Depends Primarily on the 737 and the 787, Analyst Says

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Boeing has become increasingly dependent on its old standby, the 737, and the transformative 787 Dreamliner, a Moody's analyst says.

08/18/16 - 09:40 AM EDT

The Time Has Come to Look Beyond the Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380

Tickers in this article: BA

The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380 captured the world's imagination due to their big size, capacity and range, but they no longer capture the world's aircraft orders.

08/17/16 - 06:30 AM EDT

How Boeing 787-9s Are Boosting United Airlines at San Francisco Hub

How Boeing 787-9s Are Boosting United Airlines at San Francisco Hub

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United Airlines is growing at its San Francisco hub -- making the most of its newer, longer-range 787s.

08/11/16 - 06:05 AM EDT

Honeywell Says Layoffs Show Higher Efficiency

Honeywell Says Layoffs Show Higher Efficiency

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The company says the aerospace job cuts are about 'doing a better job overall.'

07/22/16 - 03:07 PM EDT

Rockwell Collins Is a Solid Option for Uncertain Times

Rockwell Collins Is a Solid Option for Uncertain Times

Tickers in this article: COL

The Iowa-based avionics maker has beaten earnings estimates in six of the last eight quarters and will benefit from a national overhaul of the air control system.

07/22/16 - 08:17 AM EDT

Boeing 747 Gets a Reprieve and the Airbus A380 Gets a Cutback

Boeing 747 Gets a Reprieve and the Airbus A380 Gets a Cutback

Tickers in this article: BA

The world's two leading jumbo jets went different directions at the Farnborough Airshow, as the Boeing 747 got an order and the Airbus A380 got a production cut.

07/14/16 - 10:35 AM EDT

Boeing and Airbus Face Challenge From Bombardier in 100-150 Seat Category

Boeing and Airbus Face Challenge From Bombardier in 100-150 Seat Category

Tickers in this article: BA DAL

Bombardier looks to the first commercial flight of the CS100 on Friday.

07/11/16 - 08:20 AM EDT

Lockheed Martin Shares Poised for Takeoff

Lockheed Martin Shares Poised for Takeoff

Tickers in this article: LMT

The company is in the final stages of negotiations with the Pentagon on a multi-billion-dollar contract for the F-35.

07/08/16 - 07:14 PM EDT

Smith & Wesson, Altria Lead 'Vice' Stocks

Smith & Wesson, Altria Lead 'Vice' Stocks

Tickers in this article: SWHC MO VSTO RGR DEO TAP

Firearms and cigarettes have so far been the watch list's chief drivers.

07/06/16 - 02:15 PM EDT

How to Trade Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics Now

How to Trade Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics Now

Tickers in this article: LMT NOC GD

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have double-digit gains year to date, while General Dynamics is in correction territory.

06/29/16 - 05:57 AM EDT

Invest in U.S. Defense Stocks During Brexit' Selloff

Invest in U.S. Defense Stocks During Brexit' Selloff

Tickers in this article: LMT NOC LDOS CSRA UTX BA

The defense sector's overreliance on U.S. spending appears a feature, not a flaw, when seeking refuge from the 'Brexit' selloff. Just beware of commercial and business jet demand.

06/27/16 - 04:15 PM EDT

As the Global Arms Race Heats Up, This Little-Known Technology Stock Could Soar 59%

As the Global Arms Race Heats Up, This Little-Known Technology Stock Could Soar 59%

Tickers in this article: ESL

Rising military expenditures combined with the push to reduce aircraft weight are generating sky-high demand for this company's specialty electronics. But you've probably never heard of this mid-cap firm.

06/10/16 - 10:20 AM EDT

Walmart to Battle Amazon With Drones

Walmart to Battle Amazon With Drones

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The retail mega-chain said it will start using remote-controlled flyers in its warehouses.

06/10/16 - 10:02 AM EDT

Architect of Spirit Aerosystems' Transformation to Step Down

Architect of Spirit Aerosystems' Transformation to Step Down

Tickers in this article: SPR

CEO Larry Lawson is leaving the component supplier after three years, ending a tenure that saw businesses divested, costs cut and net income more than triple.

06/08/16 - 10:29 AM EDT