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LMT

Lockheed Martin

$301.45

-2.28 (-0.75%)

, ESLT

Elbit Systems

$140.08

-2.72 (-1.90%)

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Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems partner on MEWP for the Royal Navy

Lockheed Martin UK (LMT) and Elbit Systems UK (ESLT) have signed a strategic teaming agreement to partner on the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme, or MEWP, for the Royal Navy. Delivered in increments, the upgraded system will be fielded on the Royal Navy's frigates, destroyers and amphibious assault ships, with the programme expanding to the wider fleet including submarines in due course.

LMT

Lockheed Martin

$301.45

-2.28 (-0.75%)

ESLT

Elbit Systems

$140.08

-2.72 (-1.90%)

LMT Lockheed Martin
$301.45

-2.28 (-0.75%)

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08/08/17
INITIATION
Target $342
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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.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Amazon.com (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL), and Facebook (FB) were reinstated with a Buy at Mizuho, while eBay (EBAY) and Twitter (TWTR) were reinstated with an Underperform. 2. Broadridge (BR) initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson. 3. Brighthouse Financial (BHF) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays. 4. Akcea Therapeutics (AKCA) WAS initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital and Cowen, an Outperform at Wells Fargo, as well as a Buy at Stifel. 5. Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Raytheon (RTN) were initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley, while Northrop Grumman (NOC) was initiated with an Equal Weight, and General Dynamics (GD) was initiated with an Underweight at the firm. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/14/17
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08/14/17
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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.
09/06/17
STFL
09/06/17
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Stifel says United Tech deal strategic, not a sign of M&A 'floodgates opening'
Stifel analyst Joseph DeNardi said one of the only risks he sees to defense stocks' multiples would be a shift in cash deployment strategy from a focus on dividends and buybacks to M&A. However, he views United Technologies' (UTX) planned acquisition of Rockwell Collins (COL) as strategic and largely focused on its desire to regain leverage against Boeing (BA) and Airbus (EADSY) and not indicative of the M&A "floodgates opening" in the defense sector. Other publicly traded companies in the defense space include BAE Systems (BAESY), General Dynamics (GD), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and Raytheon (RTN).
ESLT Elbit Systems
$140.08

-2.72 (-1.90%)

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NO CHANGE

Elbit Systems awarded $100M supply contract by IMOD
Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded an approximately $100M contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense, or IMOD, for the supply of advanced radio systems. According to the contract, Elbit Systems will manufacture and provide hundreds of radio systems over the course of five years. In addition, Elbit Systems is expected to receive additional order to provide repair and maintenance services for 15 years. Elbit Systems will expand its manufacturing and maintenance site in Arad to include 100 employees, making it a center of excellence for manufacturing and maintenance of advanced radio systems for the Israel Defense Forces, or IDF. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide the IDF with hand held, vehicle mounted and airborne third generation Software Defined Radios, or SDRs, enabling advanced network services at a high security level. The maintenance activity will be performed under an outsourcing model, as part of the Israeli Defense Ministry's strategy to establish a full array of radio systems at high operational availability while significantly reducing maintenance expenses.

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Johnson & Johnson

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BAESY

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