5 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

COL, GD, RTN, BEAV, SPR improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

This week, five aerospace and defense stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Rockwell Collins designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, COL also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COL stock.

This is a strong week for General Dynamics Corporation (GD). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. General Dynamics, an aerospace and defense company, provides business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions; military and commercial shipbuilding; and communications and information technology products and services worldwide. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, four times the rate of the week prior. The current dividend yield is 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GD stock.

This week, Raytheon Company (RTN) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Raytheon provides customers in defense, homeland security and other government markets with such products and services as electronics and mission systems integration. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTN stock.

This week, B/E Aerospace Inc.’s (BEAV) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. B/E Aerospace designs, manufactures, sells, and services commercial aircraft and business jet cabin interior products worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BEAV stock.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Class A’s (SPR) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings is engaged in designing and manufacturing of commercial aero structures and systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPR 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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