Aerospace & Defense Had An Incredible 2017 (ITA)

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From Joe Hargett: With the end of 2017 approaching, I want to take a moment to look back at the past year. Think back to the beginning of 2017 for a moment. Fresh off the November election, I think we all expected the stock market to rally.
BATS:ITA December 31, 2017 7:23am

Aerospace & Defense ETFs Continue To Surge (PPA)

From David Fabian: Sometimes you stumble across a sector of the market that is just in the right place at the right time. That may very well be the sentiment driving the remarkable price action in aerospace and defense stocks in the current geopolitical environment.
NYSE:PPA May 26, 2017 11:11am

Big Opportunities Still Exist In The Aerospace & Defense Sector

From Invesco: A potential increase in defense spending and an uptick in commercial aircraft orders could boost the aerospace & defense industry’s prospects.
NYSE:PPA March 9, 2017 6:35am

These ETFs Stand To Benefit From Trump’s Big Defense Spending Plans

From Zacks: Defense stocks have been rallying since the election on hopes of a big boost in military spending. In his address to the Congress, President trump said that his upcoming budget would seek “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.”
NYSE:PPA March 8, 2017 9:43am

Defense ETFs In Focus As Trump Pledges To Boost Defense Spending

From Tyler Durden: As part of his proposed budget, President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and "drastic cuts" to domestic agencies such as the State Department, the EPA and other non-defense programs.
NYSE:ITA February 27, 2017 8:06am

National Defense: Is Another Spending Boom on the Horizon?

From Joseph G. Carson: If President Trump’s promise to increase defense spending comes to fruition, it would sharply reverse the trend of the past five years—and have important implications for the outlook on US growth and inflation.
NYSE:ITA February 9, 2017 11:56am

Boeing’s Backlog Surges As Q4 Results Top Estimates

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From Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) early Wednesday posted better than expected fourth quarter earnings results and offered a solid 2017 outlook, as its backlog of planes and defense equipment continued to swell.
NYSE:BA January 25, 2017 7:56am

Boeing Cuts 777 Production, But Boosts Dividend and Buyback

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Aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) this morning announced a massive dividend boost as well as a new share buyback plan amid lower 777 production.
NYSE:BA December 13, 2016 8:58am

Boeing Donates $1 Million To Trump Inauguration After “Cancel Order” Tweet

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From Tyler Durden: Just days after president-elect Donald Trump called out Boeing for "out of control" costs on its Air Force One bid, the aircraft manufacturer has decided to match its donation to President Obama, giving $1 million to the president-elect’s inaugurationUSA Today reports.
NYSE:BA December 9, 2016 9:37am

Boeing Shares Fall After Trump Tweets “Cancel Order” On New Plane

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From Tyler Durden: As Politico reports, The Pentagon is looking to replace its aging fleet of Boeing 747-200 aircraft, which will reach the planned 30-year service life in 2017.
NYSE:BA December 6, 2016 11:23am

Aerospace & Defense Stocks Are Outperforming This Earnings Season

jet-fighterFrom Zacks: More than 90% of the companies in the Aerospace and Defense space have released their financial numbers for the Q3 reporting cycle. Impressively 77.8% of the companies posted an earnings beat in the quarter, with major defense biggies making it to the headlines for the stellar quarterly performance.
NYSE:LMT November 3, 2016 7:37am

Raytheon Boosts Forecast as Q3 Earnings Easily Top Expectations

raytheon-rtn-logoDefense contracting giant Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) this morning posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings and lifted its full-year outlook, as demand for its specialized defense systems continued to rise.
NYSE:RTN October 27, 2016 7:23am

Boeing Lifts Delivery Forecast as Q3 Revenue Tops Estimates

boeing-logoAircraft maker Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) this morning posted strong Q3 earnings results and slightly lifted its aircraft delivery outlook, despite a downturn in revenue.
NYSE:BA October 26, 2016 8:19am

Lockheed Martin’s Q3 Results Blow Away Wall Street’s View

Lockheed Martin logoDefense and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) this morning posted much better-than-expected third quarter earnings results and lifted its full-year outlook.
NYSE:LMT October 25, 2016 9:19am

This Defense-Focused ETF is Getting a Lot of Attention

Unfortunately, today’s news headlines are rife with “Terrorist Bombing in New York City” and “Airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan” topics, which brings to mind a segment of ETFs that are directly linked to the so-called War on Terror.
NYSE:ITA September 19, 2016 1:37pm

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