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3 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

CVU, SIF, ERJ improve in weekly rankings


The grades of three 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) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). 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 8.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CVU stock.

SIFCO Industries (AMEX:SIF) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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.

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Embraer manufactures and markets commercial, corporate, and defense aircraft. Shares of ERJ have increased 13.8% over the past month, better than the 3.7% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERJ 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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