NEW YORK, January 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Today's focus is directed to the global Aerospace and Defense Products and Services industry which is expected to return to growth this year, with sector revenues estimated to grow 2% driven by higher defense spending. According to Deloitte's 2017 global Aerospace and Defense sector outlook, the Defense sub-sector is also expected to grow 3.2% due to continued concerns about global security threats, growth in US, defense budgets, and higher defense spending in the Middle East, Japan, South Korea, and India. This morning, Stock-Callers.com has initiated reports coverage on: American Outdoor Brands Corp. (NASDAQ: AOBC), General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), and Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
American Outdoor Brands
Springfield, Massachusetts-based American Outdoor Brands Corp.'s shares saw a slight decline of 0.98%, finishing Thursday's trading session at $20.26 with a total trading volume of 1.31 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 9.30%. Shares of the Company, which manufactures and sells firearm products and accessories, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.99.
On January 04th, 2017, American Outdoor announced the creation of its new Outdoor Recreation Division to expand its portfolio of consumer brands and products further into the rugged outdoor recreation market. Brian D. Murphy has been hired to serve as President of the newly created division. Murphy joins American Outdoor from Vista Outdoor Inc.
On January 18th, 2017, research firm Wedbush reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock. Visit us today and download your complete report on AOBC for free at:
On Thursday, shares in Falls Church, Virginia-based General Dynamics Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.52 million shares, and ended the session 1.03% higher at $177.81. The stock has gained 2.39% in the last one month, 17.58% in the previous three months, and 3.43% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 3.68% above their 50-day moving average and 17.85% above their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of General Dynamics, which operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide, have an RSI of 64.42.
On January 11th, 2017, General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, announced its new Bluefin SandShark™ autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) can now be ordered on the Company's website by defense, commercial, and scientific customers worldwide. Weighing less than 11 pounds before adding a mission payload, the 'micro' AUV fits in a backpack, can swim up to five knots and dive down to 200 meters.
On January 12th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $206 per share. The complimentary research report on GD can be accessed at:
Shares in Bethesda, Maryland headquartered Lockheed Martin Corp. closed at $257.03, up 1.17% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.07 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.78% in the last one month, 11.17% over the previous three months, and 2.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 0.30% and 5.55% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Lockheed Martin, which engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services worldwide, have an RSI of 55.30.
On January 11th, 2017, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced that it has won the contract for Phase-3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program.
On January 12th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets initiated a 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $265 per share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on LMT at:
At the closing bell yesterday, shares in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil headquartered Embraer S.A. ended 1.80% higher at $22.03. A total volume of 1.33 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.31 million shares. The stock has advanced 20.84% in the last one month, 10.93% in the previous three months, and 14.44% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.57% and 8.33%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Embraer, which designs, develops, manufactures, and sells aircraft and systems in Brazil, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 70.24.
On January 13th, 2017, Embraer announced that during Q4 2016 it delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets. The Company ended the year with 108 aircraft delivered to the commercial aviation market and 117 to the executive aviation market. As of December 31, 2016 the backlog totaled $19.6 billion. Get free access to your research report on ERJ at:
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