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Ear to the Ground on UTX-Raytheon: What Needs to Happen for the Deal to Close

Ear to the Ground on UTX-Raytheon: What Needs to Happen for the Deal to Close

Shareholders are skittish about this deal, one analyst said. See why they shouldn't be.

United Technologies Gets Bullish Upgrade From Cowen

United Technologies Gets Bullish Upgrade From Cowen

United Technologies' valuation looks more attractive after a recent downturn, according to Cowen.

As Iran Conflict Brews, Set Sights on Raytheon and Northrop Grumman

As Iran Conflict Brews, Set Sights on Raytheon and Northrop Grumman

While perhaps not good long-term holds at these prices, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman may be good trades.

American Outdoor Brands Climbs After Earnings Hit Their Mark

American Outdoor Brands Climbs After Earnings Hit Their Mark

The gun maker tops analysts top- and bottom-line expectations in its fiscal fourth quarter.

Draghi's Silver Tongue, Heeding Lockheed Martin and Awaiting Adobe: Market Recon

Draghi's Silver Tongue, Heeding Lockheed Martin and Awaiting Adobe: Market Recon

The ECB president speaks of more stimulus, more head-butting with Iran should help defense stocks, and how to play Adobe in advance of earnings.

How Dependent Is Your State on the Gun Industry?

How Dependent Is Your State on the Gun Industry?

A look at the economic impact of guns on each of the 50 states reveals which states rely most heavily on the firearms industry.

Trump Lobbies Lockheed Martin CEO to Keep Pennsylvania Helicopter Plant Open

Trump Lobbies Lockheed Martin CEO to Keep Pennsylvania Helicopter Plant Open

Defense contractor announced planned closing of Sikorsky plant near Philadelphia earlier this month.

As a Defense Tech Play, I Like Mercury Systems

As a Defense Tech Play, I Like Mercury Systems

If the United Technologies/Raytheon deal makes any smaller defense name attractive, it might be this one.

Pension Problems Come With Raytheon, United Technologies Deal

Pension Problems Come With Raytheon, United Technologies Deal

Pensions may not be the sexiest aspect of the merger but it doesn't make them any less important.

Trump Comments Highlight Regulatory Risk for Raytheon, United Technologies

Trump Comments Highlight Regulatory Risk for Raytheon, United Technologies

The President voiced concerns about industry consolidation in the defense sector and the prospects for competitively priced government contracts, adding a headache for shareholders on both ends of the deal.