4 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

HXL, GD, TDY, LLL improve in weekly rankings

   
4 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of four 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.

Hexcel Corporation (HXL) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets reinforcement products, composite materials, and engineered products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HXL stock.

This week, General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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 GD have increased 6.1% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GD stock.

This is a strong week for Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (TDY). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Teledyne Technologies provides electronic components and subsystems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDY stock.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL) improves from a B to an A rating 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%. 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.


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