Lockheed Martin Stock Hits New 52-Week High (LMT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $96.62, above its previous 52-week high of $96.59 with 238,538 shares traded as of 9:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

Lockheed Martin has a market cap of $30.71 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems and products for defense, civil, and commercial applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Lockheed Martin as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Lockheed Martin Ratings Report.

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