5 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

CVU, SIF, NOC, TASR, XLS improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Aerospace and Defense stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, CPI Aerostructures (AMEX:CVU) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, CVU also gets A’s. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 7.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVU stock.

SIFCO Industries (AMEX:SIF) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. SIFCO Industries is engaged in the production and sale of a variety of metalworking processes, services and products produced primarily to the specific design requirements of its customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIF stock.

This week, Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE:NOC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Northrop provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. The current dividend yield is 2.2%. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOC stock.

TASER International (NASDAQ:TASR) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Taser International develops, assembles, and markets less-lethal weapons for use in the law enforcement, private security, and personal defense markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TASR stock.

Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Exelis, Inc. is a diversified defense and information solutions company. The company is specialized in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aero structures… The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 3.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XLS 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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