Aerospace/Defenserss

Boeing 737 and 787 Profit Gains Will Overwhelm 777 Decline, Analyst Says

Tickers in this article: BA

Boeing investors may have been scared off by the declining market for widebodies, but one analyst says bears are missing the improving picture for the 737 and the 787.

09/08/16 - 06:50 AM EDT

Among a Flurry of Contracts, This Defense Stock Stands Out

Tickers in this article: LMT RTN NOC

The U.S. military is spending cash hand over fist on contracts to repair and improve its fleets and munitions. Could this be the best play on this trend?

08/25/16 - 08:20 AM EDT

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

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

Tickers in this article: BA

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

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

Tickers in this article: UAL BA

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

Tickers in this article: HON

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