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Lockheed Martin

$315.68

1.1 (0.35%)

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Lockheed Martin awarded $9.4M missile-defense contract

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded Lockheed Martin a nine-month, $9.4M contract to develop a low power laser demonstrator missile interceptor concept, the agency announced. A missile's boost phase, the short window after its launch, is the ideal time to intercept and destroy the threat, before it can reach top speed or deploy decoys. The speed and precision of laser systems make them potential options for a future missile defense system. Lockheed Martin will draw from expertise in laser system architectures, ballistic missile defense system integration, platform integration, optics and beam control for the low power laser demonstrator program. The company has experience in developing laser systems through both government contracts and internal investments, which reduces risk for its demonstrator program.

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LMT Lockheed Martin
$315.68

1.1 (0.35%)

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Deutsche sees rise in missile defense spending, upgrades Raytheon
Deutsche Bank analyst Myles Walton upgraded Raytheon (RTN) to Buy from Hold and raised his price target for the shares to $210 from $180. Raytheon is the most exposed to missile defense trends, Walton told investors earlier in a research note. He believes the politics and growing missile threats to U.S. territory are "setting the table for another leg up" in missile defense spending after declining nearly 25% over the last decade. The analyst sees his other Buy-rated defense names, including Northrop Grumman (NOC) and Lockheed Martin (LMT), benefiting as well. Walton raised his price target for Northrop to $325 from $285 and for Lockheed to $340 from $305.
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Other bidders unlikely to challenge Northrop for Orbital ATK, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Joseph DeNardi thinks the deal to acquire Orbital ATK (OA) makes sense for Northrop Grumman (NOC) given the complimentary nature of their main business lines. He also thinks other bidders seem unlikely, since he believes Lockheed Martin (LMT) would face anti-trust issues. DeNardi has a Hold rating on Northrop shares.
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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).
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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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Veritex

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BHP

BHP Billiton

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Durect

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Titan Pharmaceuticals

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MSA Safety

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NCR Corp.

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Del Taco

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athenahealth

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Intuitive Surgical

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DGX

Quest Diagnostics

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AAXN

Axon

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BioPharmX

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DRRX

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Frontier Communications

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DRIO

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