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Notable Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry Prominent companies in this industry include Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE: NOC), Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE: SPR), and Virgin Galactic Holdings (NYSE: SPCE).
Industry Overview The Aerospace & Defense industry is one of the largest in the United States, encompassing commercial airliners, military aircraft, missiles, space systems, and general aviation. It places a strong emphasis on research and development, making it one of the fastest-growing sectors. Military aircraft dominate the industry's sales, followed by space systems, civil aircraft, and missiles. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, aerospace exports, both directly and indirectly, support more jobs than the export of any other commodity. Key players in this field include Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and General Electric Company.
Market Capitalization The Aerospace & Defense industry has an average market capitalization of 10.8 billion USD. Market capitalizations for individual companies in this sector range from 1.7 thousand USD to 131.5 billion USD. Boeing Company (BA) holds the highest market capitalization at 131.5 billion USD, while the lowest-valued company is ASDN at 1.7 thousand USD.
High and Low Price Movements The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Aerospace & Defense Industry has been -1.25%. Over a monthly period, the average price growth was -4.51%, and over a quarter, it was 0.79%. Notably, EVTL experienced the highest price growth at 33.58%, while MNTS faced the most significant decline at -38.08%.
Recent Price Trends
Trading Volume The Aerospace & Defense Industry saw an average weekly volume growth of 3.29% across all stocks. Over a monthly period, the average volume growth was 3.06%, but over a quarter, it dropped by -16.96%.
Recent Volume Movements
Fundamental Analysis Ratings Here are the average fundamental analysis ratings for the Aerospace & Defense Industry, where lower scores are better:
LMT on the Rise:
Potential Jump as it Breaks Lower Bollinger Band on September 06, 2023 LMT might rebound above the lower band, heading toward the middle band. This could be a buy signal for traders or an opportunity to explore call options. In 32 out of 47 similar instances when LMT's price broke its lower Bollinger Band, it continued to rise in the following month, with odds of an upward trend at 68%.
NOC's RSI Indicator Shows Improvement:
NOC's RSI Oscillator moved out of oversold territory on August 16, 2023, signaling a potential shift from a downward trend to an upward one. Traders may consider buying the stock or call options. In 18 out of 25 similar cases when the RSI left oversold territory, the stock moved higher, with odds of an upward move at 72%.
GD Poised for Growth:
Breaks Lower Bollinger Band on September 06, 2023 GD might bounce back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options. In 32 out of 46 similar instances when GD's price broke its lower Bollinger Band, it continued to rise in the following month, with odds of an upward trend at 70%.
TDG Signals an Upward Trend:
Crosses 50-Day Moving Average on September 07, 2023 TDG moved above its 50-day Moving Average on September 07, 2023, indicating a shift from a downward trend to an upward one. In 38 out of 48 similar past instances, the stock price increased further within the following month, with odds of a continued upward trend at 79%.
LHX MACD Histogram Turns Negative:
LHX witnessed its Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) turn negative on September 05, 2023, suggesting a potential decline. In 30 out of 49 cases when this indicator turned negative, the stock moved lower in the following days, with odds of a downward move at 61%.
HEI's RSI Indicator Shows Recovery:
HEI's RSI Oscillator moved out of oversold territory on August 22, 2023, indicating a possible shift from a downward trend to an upward one. Traders may consider buying the stock or call options. In 21 out of 24 similar cases when the RSI left oversold territory, the stock moved higher, with odds of an upward move at 88%.
The RSI Oscillator for LMT moved out of oversold territory on September 14, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is shifting from a downward trend to an upward trend. Traders may want to buy the stock or call options. The A.I.dvisor looked at 28 similar instances when the indicator left oversold territory. In of the 28 cases the stock moved higher. This puts the odds of a move higher at .
The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 54 cases where LMT's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on September 20, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on LMT as a result. In of 83 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where LMT advanced for three days, in of 333 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
LMT may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for LMT turned negative on September 06, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 41 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 41 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where LMT declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for LMT entered a downward trend on August 25, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (11.641) is normal, around the industry mean (5.079). P/E Ratio (15.649) is within average values for comparable stocks, (300.956). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.224) is also within normal values, averaging (7.809). Dividend Yield (0.028) settles around the average of (0.022) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.634) is also within normal values, averaging (166.835).
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 76, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. LMT’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a manufacturer of components and systems for aerospace and defense use
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, LMT has been closely correlated with NOC. These tickers have moved in lockstep 80% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if LMT jumps, then NOC could also see price increases.