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  • Best Yielding Aerospace And Defense Stocks 0 comments
    Jul 28, 2011 3:52 PM | about stocks: LMT, ESLT, GD, HON, BA, LLL, COL, KAMN, CAE, GR, OA

    I screened the aerospace and defense industry by stocks with highest dividend yield. 42 stocks are listed on American stock exchanges with total market capitalization of USD 230 billion. Only 18 stocks from the industry pay dividends. The average industry yield amounts to 2.25 percent.

    Here are the best 3 stocks from our screening results:
     

    1. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT). The company has a market capitalization of USD 27.5 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 46.1 billion and a net income of USD 2.7 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 10.7, Price/Sales 0.6 and Price/Book ratio 7.3. Here are additional dividend information: Dividend Yield: 3.7 percent | Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 8 Years | 5-Year Dividend Growth: 2.5 percent | Dividends Since 1995 |

    2. General Dynamics (NYSE:GD). The company has a market capitalization of USD 44.1 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 35.4 billion and a net income of USD 2.47 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 17.7, Price/Sales 1.2 and Price/Book ratio 3.6. Here are additional dividend information: Dividend Yield: 2.6 percent | Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 16 Years | 5-Year Dividend Growth: 2.1 percent | Dividends Since 1979 |

    3. Honeywell (NYSE:HON). The company has a market capitalization of USD 80.35 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 30 billion and a net income of USD billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 4.65, Price/Sales 2.1 and Price/Book ratio 3.9. Here are additional dividend information: Dividend Yield: 2.4 percent | Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 0 Years | 5-Year Dividend Growth: 2.4 percent | Dividends Since 1887 |

    In total, the average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of the list amounts to 18.01 while the average forward price to earnings ratio is 11.76. The dividend yield has an average value of 2.09 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.13 and price to sales ratio 1.12. The average operating margin amounts to 10.93 percent.

    Here is the full table of aerospace and defense stocks with best dividend yields:

    Best Yielding Aerospace And Defense Stocks...


    Related stock ticker symbols:
    LMT, ESLT, GD, HON, BA, LLL, COL, KAMN, CAE, GR, ATK

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