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Lockheed Martin

$299.20

-2.22 (-0.74%)

15:39
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15:39

Lockheed Martin should benefit from boost in military outlays, Barron's says

Large-cap defense stocks have had 20%-plus total returns over the past year, and more gains could be ahead for shares of the No. 1 U.S. defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, Lawrence Strauss writes in this week's edition of Barron's. An expected boost in U.S. military spending amid global tensions is driving the defense sector, the publication noted, adding that President Trump's initial budget proposal for fiscal 2018 calls for a 9% increase. Reference Link

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LMT Lockheed Martin
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SBSH
08/14/17
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Buy
Lockheed wins $8B contract over L3 and CACI, says Citi
Citi analyst Jason Gursky says the U.S. Special Ops Command Friday after the close awarded the Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services contract to incumbent Lockheed Martin (LMT) over L3 Technologies (LLL), CACI (CACI) and potentially others. The $8B contract over multiple years is a positive development for Lockheed's MFC segment and an "incremental negative" for L3, the analyst tells investors in a research note. He believes CACI's bid "was always a long shot given the level of competition." Gursky has Buy ratings on all three names.
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INITIATION

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Target $342
MSCO
Overweight
Lockheed Martin initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Rajeev Lalwani initiated Lockheed Martin with an Overweight and a $342 price target saying it has the right balance of segment margin growth, revenue visibility, and leading 5-year CAGR, all supported by the F-35 ramp over the coming years, combined with pension benefits.
07/19/17
ARGS
07/19/17
NO CHANGE
ARGS
Lockheed Martin price target raised to $320 from $290 at Argus
Argus analyst John Eade increased his price target on Lockheed Martin after the company reported higher than expected Q2 EPS. The analyst notes that U.S. defense spending is rising, while geopolitical tensions are increasing. Calling the stock's valuation attractive, he keeps a Buy rating on the shares.

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