Aerospace-Defense – Major Diversified

(BA) Boeing Offers More Cashflow to Shareholders

The Boeing Company (BA) has decided to return approximately 80% of cash from its free cash flow to its shareholders via dividends and share buybacks. This decision comes on the heels of the company’s expectation of lower research...

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(RTN) Raytheon to Sign $2.1Billion Oman Deal

Raytheon Company (RTN) is set to clinch a $2.1 billion arms deal to sell Oman an air defense system during the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit in the Gulf state this week.

Although the terms of the latest agreement...

16Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon to Sign $2.1Billion Oman Deal | Continued

(BA) Boeing Analyst Maintains Shares at Neutral

We have maintained our Neutral recommendation on The Boeing Company (BA) on Apr 29, 2013. The company’s solid first quarter 2013 results despite the 787 headwind were commendable. However, risk associated with the axe on the domestic...

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(BA) Boeing and Intelstat Extend Satellite Deal

The Boeing Company (BA) announced a contract extension with its existing customer Intelstat S.A. Common Shares (I). As per the renewed agreement, Boeing will manufacture...

12May2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing and Intelstat Extend Satellite Deal | Continued

(BA) Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview – April 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Overview

The aerospace and defense industry 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. But...

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(BA) Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview – April 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Overview

The aerospace and defense industry 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. But...

25Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Aerospace & Defense Stock Overview – April 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(BA) Airline Industry Stock Outlook – Apr 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Leaving behind the effects of an unstable oil price scenario and sluggish world trade, the global airline industry is expected to perk up through 2013 on improved passenger traffic and freight volumes. This improved backdrop is reflected in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Airline Industry Stock Outlook – Apr 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon Clinches $35.9M DTRA Deal

Raytheon Company (RTN) wins a three-year Defense Threat Reduction Agency or DTRA border security agreement. The contract is valued at $35.9 million.

Per the agreement, Raytheon is responsible for designing, developing and implementing...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Clinches $35.9M DTRA Deal | Continued

(BA) Boeing Provides First Quarter Delivery Report

International commercial airplane producer, The Boeing Company (BA) announced its deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2013. The company maintained its quarter delivery level on an annualized...

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(RTN) Raytheon Gets Missile Contracts

Raytheon Company (RTN) was awarded two missile contracts by the Department of Defense (DoD). The total value of the agreement is $70.5 million.

The lion’s share of these contracts, worth $49.9 million, comprises of the modification...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Gets Missile Contracts | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon in Restructuring Mode

Raytheon Company (RTN) has decided to reorganize its business through segment realignment, announcement of key executive roles and job cuts. The restructuring would aim to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon in Restructuring Mode | Continued

(BA) Boeing Gets Orders for 777-300 ERs

Aerospace giant The Boeing Company (BA) announced it received a commitment from Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) for the purchase of six 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The cost of the airplanes will be $1.9 billion at current...

15Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Gets Orders for 777-300 ERs | Continued

(BA) Boeing Wins Billion Dollar Order

The Boeing Company (BA) has received an order worth $1 billion from Cathay Pacific Airways for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes. The order also includes options for five additional 777 Freighters.

Besides strengthening its position...

6Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Wins Billion Dollar Order | Continued

(BA) Boeing Gets $3.2 Billion Order

The Boeing Company (BA) has entered into an agreement, worth $3.2 billion, with Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) to supply 10 units of 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes.

Boeing has a long-standing alliance with ALC and aims...

4Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Gets $3.2 Billion Order | Continued

(BA) Boeing to Upgrade Globemaster

Aerospace giant The Boeing Co. (BA) received an $895 million contract from the U.S. Air Force right before year-end 2012. Per this 10-year contact, Boeing will be entrusted with the responsibility of upgrading the military transport...

3Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing to Upgrade Globemaster | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon Gets U.S. Air Force Contract

Raytheon Company (RTN) has entered into an agreement, worth $8.7 million, with the U.S. Air Force for contributing its technical expertise to develop the future protected tactical military satellite communication...

4Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Gets U.S. Air Force Contract | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon Gets $422 Million Paveway Deal

Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a contract worth $422 million for its combat-proven Paveway II family of precision-guided munitions. The contract was under a direct commercial sale from an international...

4Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Gets $422 Million Paveway Deal | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon Reports Mixed Third Quarter Earnings

Raytheon Company (RTN) reported third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $1.60 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.27. The result was also higher than the year-ago earnings of $1.39 per share.  The strong results...

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(RTN) Raytheon Obtains MK 54 LHT Contract

Integrated Defense Systems (“IDS”), of Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a contract worth $45.3 million to supply MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware (“LHT”), test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services....

20Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Obtains MK 54 LHT Contract | Continued

(BA) Boeing Seals a Big 737 Order

Leading commercial airplane producer, The Boeing Co. (BA) received another multi billion order for its 737 model from Alaska Airlines. Per the order, Boeing will supply 50’ 737 airlines at list prices taking the deal value to $5 billion.

Out...

12Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Seals a Big 737 Order | Continued

(BA) BA Gets Order to Support C-17 Cargo Aircraft

The Boeing Company (BA) has received a $2 billion follow-on contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) to help it to maintain its fleet of 246 C-17 cargo planes. Per the contract, the company will provide logistics support...

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(BA) Boeing Gets General Electric Order

The Boeing Company (BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services, or GECAS, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric Company (GE), finalized a firm...

10Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Gets General Electric Order | Continued

(BA) Boeing Gets Brazilian Order

The Boeing Company (BA) received a purchase order for 60 Boeing 737 MAX Aircrafts from Brazilian airliner, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL). The order is valued...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Gets Brazilian Order | Continued

(BA) Mixed Economic Data | Spain Gets Tense

A decidedly weak set of domestic economic data and concerns about budgetary developments in Spain provide the backdrop for today’s trading action. While market sentiment ahead of the open was on the positive side, it may be hard to sustain the gains given this uncertain news flow.

The trading...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Mixed Economic Data | Spain Gets Tense | Continued

(RTN) Raytheon Gets Air Force Contract

Raytheon Company (RTN) said that it has been awarded a contract for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for the U.S. Air Force. The radar systems would be used in The...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Gets Air Force Contract | Continued

(BA) Boeing’s 737 Order to Fetch $2.4Billion

Leading commercial airplane producer, The Boeing Co. (BA) received a firm order of 25 airplanes from Avolon. The order includes 10’ 737 MAX 8s, 5’ 737 MAX 9s and 10’ Next-Generation 737-800s. The total value of the order at list...

24Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing’s 737 Order to Fetch $2.4Billion | Continued

(BA) Boeing Aircraft Order Book Swells

The Boeing Company (BA) has received an order for 150 ‘737 airplanes from United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Air Lines, Inc. worth $14.7 billion. The order...

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(RTN) Raytheon Gets Navy Contract

Raytheon Company (RTN) announced that it has received a $45.9 million contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 123 Tomahawk Block IV Composite Capsule Launching Systems (“CCLS”)...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (RTN) Raytheon Gets Navy Contract | Continued

(BA) The Boeing Company Earnings Preview

Aerospace & defense behemoth, The Boeing Company (BA) is all set to report its second quarter 2012 results before the start of trading on July 25, 2012. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the second quarter of 2012 is $1.10 (year-over-year...

13Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) The Boeing Company Earnings Preview | Continued

(BA) Boeing Beats Earnings Forecasts – Raises Outlook

In the second quarter of 2012, The Boeing Company (BA), registering strong core performance across its businesses, posted strong numbers. In the reported quarter, the company posted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.27 beating both the...

25Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (BA) Boeing Beats Earnings Forecasts – Raises Outlook | Continued