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Defense companies post strong gains on the week after reports from Raytheon (earnings), Lockheed...
Defense companies post strong gains on the week after reports from Raytheon (earnings), Lockheed Martin (earnings), Boeing (earnings), General Dynamics (earnings), and Northrop Grumman (earnings). In a note raising his price target on RTN ($63), Credit Suisse analyst Robert Spinarn summarizes the sector's strong quarterly results: "RTN's Q1 mirrored that of its peers, with a strong EPS beat against consensus, driven by sales and margins [and] in keeping with what we've seen at GD, LMT, and NOC, RTN's FY guidance now incorporates its assessment of the Sequester." On the week: LMT +2.49% , RTN +5% , NOC +4.4% , BA +5.2% , GD +8.89%.