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3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

TGI, GY, CVU improve in weekly rankings


Three Aerospace and Defense stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Triumph Group‘s (NYSE:TGI) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Triumph Group designs, manufactures, and sells aviation products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, TGI also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 5.8% over the past month, better than the 1.6% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGI stock.

This week, GenCorp (NYSE:GY) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. GenCorp is a producer of value-added systems for the space electronics, aerospace, and defense industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GY stock.

CPI Aerostructures (AMEX:CVU) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. CPI Aerostructures engages in the contract production of structural and other aircraft parts for prime defense contractors, the United States Air Force, and other branches of the armed forces. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVU stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.

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