|Day's range||167.63 - 169.49|
|52-week range||132.89 - 169.49|
|PE ratio (TTM)||21.82|
|Earnings date||27 Jul 2017|
|Dividend & yield||3.19 (1.88%)|
|1y target est||176.85|
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it. The review is intended to identify and address potential weak points in the defense manufacturing base including companies that could go out of business and leave gaps in the supply chain for U.S. weapons systems, said Peter Navarro, the White House National Trade Council director. The executive order asked for recommendations on possible legislative, regulatory and policy changes that would improve and support the defense industry, calling it a "significant national priority".
The defense industry has experienced quite the boom since President Trump took office. As defense stocks and funds like the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA) continue to gain this year, let???s take a look at three top picks for your portfolio.
L3 Technologies (LLL) follows a disciplined divestment strategy to efficiently focus on its core operations. However, it faces strong competition from peers.