Research Report Initiation on Defense Products & Services Stocks -- General Dynamics, Spirit AeroSystems, Rockwell Collins, and Triumph

Aug 23, 2016, 07:35 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- today has initiated research reports on these U.S. Aerospace and Defense Products and Services equities: General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD), Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPR), Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL), and Triumph Group Inc. (NYSE: TGI). These companies produce spacecrafts, commercial military aircrafts, and private aircrafts, and manufacture military equipment such as tanks, bombs, missiles, and other related weaponry. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:

General Dynamics  

Falls Church, Virginia-based General Dynamics Corp.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.11% lower at $152.22 with a total volume of 1.09 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 5.88% in the past month, 7.62% in the previous three months, and 12.69% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.10% above its 50-day moving average and 10.46% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of General Dynamics, which operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.40.

On August 4th, 2016, the U.S. Navy awarded a contract modification to General Dynamics Mission Systems to improve high-frequency communications for the Navy's four-channel, AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radios. The 3G High-frequency 3rd Generation Automatic Link Establishment increases transmission rates from radio to radio by 24% and reduces static and other noises that hinder clear, crisp voice communications quality. It also improves communications among U.S. and coalition forces and can supplement satellite communications (SATCOM) when SATCOM networks are overloaded or unavailable.

On August 10th, 2016, research firm Bernstein upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Outperform'. The free research report on GD is available at:

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings  

On Monday, shares in Wichita, Kansas headquartered Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.21 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.57% higher at $45.78. The Company's shares have advanced 4.98% in the last one month. The stock is trading 4.58% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, which through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies commercial aero structures worldwide, have an RSI of 59.85.

On August 3rd, 2016, the company reported Q2 2016 revenue of $1.8 billion, up 8% compared to the same period of 2015. During the quarter, Spirit AeroSystems concluded long-standing negotiations with Airbus and reached a comprehensive agreement on the A350 XWB program. As a result of the agreement, the company extended the block to 800 shipsets and recorded an additional net forward-loss of $135.7 million in Q2. Operating income for Q2 2016 was $83 million compared to $230 million in Q2 2015. The complimentary report on SPR can be downloaded at:

Rockwell Collins  

Shares in Cedar Rapids, Iowa headquartered Rockwell Collins Inc. closed the day 0.05% higher at $85.13. The stock recorded a trading volume of 285,394 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.32% in the last month. The stock is trading 0.48% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Rockwell Collins, which designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation systems worldwide, have an RSI of 51.71.

On July 25th, 2016, Rockwell Collins reported that Q3 FY16 earnings per share from continuing operations increased 23% to $1.63 compared to $1.33 in the prior year. The company's total sales in Q3 FY16 were $1.33 billion, a 3% increase from the same period in fiscal year 2015, while total segment operating margins increased 10 basis points to 21.1%.

On July 26th, 2016, research firm Canaccord Genuity downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. The research firm also revised downwards its previous target price from $100 to $94. Visit us today and download our complete research report on COL for free at:

Triumph Group  

At the close, shares in Berwyn, Pennsylvania headquartered Triumph Group Inc. ended at $31.90, which was a slight decline of 0.47%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 173,710 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 7.33%. Furthermore, shares of Triumph Group, which designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, overhauls, and distributes aero structures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems worldwide, have an RSI of 44.13.

On July 28th, 2016, Triumph Group reported that for Q1 FY17, net sales were $893.3 million and reflected organic growth driven by new wins in Product Support and improving deliveries in Aerospace Structures. The company noted that net income for Q1 FY17 was $19.7 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, compared to $62.7 million, or $1.27 per diluted share, for Q1 FY16. Get free access to your technical report on TGI at:


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