The grades of five Aerospace and Defense stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
CPI Aerostructures (AMEX:CVU) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. 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 has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVU stock.
SIFCO Industries (AMEX:SIF) improves from a C to a B rating 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 is a strong week for Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Precision Castparts is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products, providing investment castings, forgings and fasteners/fastener systems for aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCP stock.
Alliant Techsystem (NYSE:ATK) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Alliant Techsystems is an aerospace and defense company that produces military small-caliber ammunition to be used in weapons carried by soldiers. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATK stock.
L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. L-3 Communications is a provider of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and aircraft modernization and maintenance services. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.2%. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LLL 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.