Archive for the ‘NYSE:PPA’ Category

Aerospace and Defense ETFs to Buy On Solid Industry Oulook

May 9th, 2014

defense stocksThough Q1 earnings season has seen a comparatively weak start, the aerospace and defense space has come out with a series of estimate beating results. Read more…


Reasons To Like Defense Stocks

March 5th, 2014

defense stocksDavid Zeiler: U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 budget, officially set for release today (Tuesday), looks good for defense stocks (NYSEARCA:PPA) — for the most part. Read more…


Quick Investor Guide To Aerospace and Defense ETFs

January 2nd, 2014

defense stocksThe aerospace and defense sector found its largest base in the U.S. with a military budget fittingly impressive. Of late, investors may rightly be worried about the fate of the defense industry in the U.S. considering the sequestration and budget austerities Read more…


Look For This Sector To Bounce Back Once The Government Shutdown Is Over

October 8th, 2013

new etfsJohn Whitefoot: The U.S. government shutdown has turned some federal agencies into ghost towns, like NASA (with 97% of its workforce furloughed), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (96%), and the Department Read more…


Two ETFs That Could See Some Buying Interest

October 8th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Stocks sold off in the morning session and (once again) into the close, resulting in losses of roughly 1% or lower in each of the major indices. However, turnover was lighter on both exchanges, so it was technically Read more…


Technicals Are Looking Strong For The PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ETF (PPA)

October 3rd, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Over the past few months, PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (NYSEARCA:PPA) has shown great relative strength to the benchmark S&P 500 Index. The chart below shows $PPA breaking out twice over the past few months, Read more…


Two Defense ETFs To Watch As Syrian Worries Build

September 6th, 2013

defense stocksAs the world watches Syria, concerns are building over military action by Western powers. The Obama administration continues to push for a military strike in order to punish the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons, although Russia Read more…


3 ETFs To Play The Aerospace and Defense Sector

August 27th, 2013

defense stocksThe aerospace and defense sector found its largest base in the U.S. with a military budget fittingly impressive. The country’s global leadership position requires it to maintain the capacity to respond to the ever-changing national security environment. Read more…


How To Play A Surging Defense Industry With ETFs

August 20th, 2013

defense stocksThe defense sector has held up this year, overcoming the fears of sequestration and spending cuts to big-ticket programs that are expected to hurt the performances of the industry behemoths. In fact, the sector has easily outpaced the broad Read more…


Solid Earnings Results Are Driving Aerospace & Defense ETFs

August 1st, 2013

defense stocksSecond quarter earnings season has remained rather lackluster so far. As of the end of last week, 262 S&P 500 companies, accounting for 59.3% of the index’s total market capitalization, have already reported. Read more…


Why This Defense ETF Remains A Top Pick?

June 26th, 2013

defense stocksThe Aerospace and Defense industry depends largely on the spending pattern of government departments for growth, with the U.S. defense budget having a direct bearing on the sector. While U.S. defense spending has been affected by the Budget Control Act of 2011 Read more…


S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF In Focus

June 3rd, 2013

defense stocksDespite the uncertainty related to sequestration, huge defense budget cuts, and cancellation of big-ticket programs, the global aerospace and defense industry has nicely held up so far this year. This is largely attributable to technological innovations, Read more…


Defense Sector Sequester Fears Are Unfounded

May 23rd, 2013

defense stocksAs investors realized Congress would fail to avoid the foolish threat of “sequestration,” all eyes turned toward the defense sector. After all, there’s no better synonym for perverse government spending than “military Read more…


Get Defensive Against A Nuclear North Korea With ETFs

April 16th, 2013

defense stocksTony Sagami: Conditions are tense along the border between South and North Korea. The uncertainty is rippling far and wide, to leaders, citizens and investors all over the world. Read more…


Sequester: Are Defense ETFs In Trouble? PowerShares Aerospace & Defense, Lockheed Martin Corporation

February 28th, 2013

defense stocksEric Dutram: The U.S. is home to the world’s largest aerospace and defense market and also has the world’s largest military budget. The industry is mainly dependent on U.S. government contracts which also imply that defense spending by the government largely decides the outlook Read more…


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