|Bid||214.78 x 1000|
|Ask||214.90 x 1200|
|Day's Range||214.09 - 217.24|
|52 Week Range||176.14 - 218.79|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.43%|
Aerospace and defense-related ETFs have been breaking into new all time highs, and the sector theme may continue to have legs. The aerospace and defense sector-related ETFs touched all-time highs early Wednesday but slightly pulled back later in the day. Schlossberg singled out Raytheon (RTN) as a strong play in the sector due to the broader defense trend.
DEEP DIVE Stock prices tend to be driven by increases in earnings. The federal income tax cuts that went into effect this year will no doubt boost profits and potentially share prices. But that party will surely end, after which it is reasonable to expect the aerospace and defense subsector to continue to outperform the broader market.
While there are winners in many corners of the stock market, investors should tap the sectors that are expected to continue moving higher in the weeks ahead.
ETFs with heavy weightings in Boeing are soaring as Swiss bank UBS raised its 12-month price target of the aircraft manufacturer to $515, which is 50% higher than originally forecasted. Shares of Boeing ...
Henry Kissinger recently called Donald Trump one of those occasional, critical figures in history that marks the end of one era and the beginning of a new one. The new era represents an equally significant juncture for the financial markets, says Larry Jeddeloh, founder of the Institutional Strategist newsletter and the Minneapolis-based institutional research firm TIS Group. Jeddeloh advises sovereign wealth funds, macro funds, companies, and a range of investors.
In the second quarter, Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes segment’s revenue rose just 1% to $14.4 billion compared to $14.2 billion in the same period of 2017. In the quarter, the segment witnessed 194 deliveries of commercial airplanes compared to 183 deliveries a year ago.
American economy has been on a solid growth path. This is especially true as U.S. GDP growth expanded 4.1% annually in the second quarter, representing the fastest pace of growth in nearly four years. The number is almost double the revised Q1 growth rate of 2.2%. With this, GDP expanded 3.1% for the first half of the year.Source: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia (Modified)
While most of the ETFs will likely benefit on the astounding Q2 GDP numbers, we have highlighted five funds with a solid Zacks ETF Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or 2 (Buy) and expected to outperform in the days ahead.
North Korea's latest comments come after U.S. President Donald Trump had a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12 to settle differences regarding denuclearization. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently visited North Korea to further discuss denuclearization, but said that the path to progress was lined with obstacles.
Durable goods orders, a key economic indicator, are the new orders placed with domestic manufacturers for delivery of high-value factory hard goods. The US Census Bureau conducts its “Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders” survey and publishes the durable goods orders data. A total of 3,000 American manufacturers from 92 different industries are surveyed for this report.
The United States Census Bureau publishes a monthly report that tracks the new orders for machinery, tools, and equipment for US industries. The United States Census Bureau releases this data through the M3 (Manufacturer’s Shipments, Inventories, and Orders) Survey. This survey reports the capital expenditures (or capex) by industries.
On its surface, the meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may have proven to be a success in terms of establishing a peace agreement and denuclearization, but aerospace and defense ETFs got nuked in the process on Tuesday. Before the close of the market, aerospace and defense ETFs were having their worst day since May 31.
It’s artificial intelligence up, but guns down for Google as the Mountain View, California-based search engine giant shot down any notion that its latest technology would be used as weaponry. This assertion ...
Are Trade Wars Improving the US Trade Deficit? The US international trade deficit decreased to $46.2 billion in April—a healthy decline compared to the revised March reading of $47.2 billion. The report was prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau.
Durable goods orders reflect new orders placed with domestic manufacturers to deliver high-value factory hard goods. The durable goods orders in April were reported below the market expectations. The durable goods orders decreased by $4.2 billion or 1.7% to $248.5 billion.
Uncertainty over U.S./North Korean relations continues to support defense stocks. These three ETFs provide exposure to increased defense spending.
Boeing (BA) was the only major industrial company that flew high during the February 2018 mass sell-off in the market. Business-wise, 2018 appears to be rosy from the guidance issued by Boeing. Given the backlog levels, Boeing expects a moderate new order intake in 2018.
Boeing (BA) operates in a highly capital-intensive industry. The planemaker has to invest on a regular basis in research and development in new aircraft manufacturing, innovation, and technology upgrades. Companies operating in this space keep their rivals at bay only through a solid investment in innovation and research.
Defense ETFs have been gaining strength in recent times thanks to a host of factors and made themselves a must-watch this Memorial Day.
On May 22, crude oil (DBO) rose towards $80.0 per barrel. The surge in the price was due to concerns over dwindling Venezuelan crude output as well as a potential fall in Iranian exports. The deal among the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and Russia to trim oil supply coupled with a solid global demand has fueled the recent oil price rally.
On May 8, President Donald Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran. The statement resurrected fears of the US re-imposing sanctions on Iran. President Trump was of the view that Iran has used the nuclear pact and diverted oil receipts to create anarchy in the Middle East.
The US Census Bureau publishes a monthly report that tracks new orders for machinery, tools, and equipment for US industries. This data is released by the US Census Bureau through the Manufacturer’s Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (or M3) survey. Capex spending by industry can be assessed through this economic indicator.