Innovative Software Development, Recognitions, New Contracts, Successful
Missile Delivery, and Financial Results - Research Report on Boeing, Lockheed
Martin, General Dynamics, Smith & Wesson, and ATK
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NEW YORK, September 20, 2013
NEW YORK, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Boeing Co.
(NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), General Dynamics Corp.
(NYSE: GD), Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SWHC), and Alliant
Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.
Boeing Co. Research Report
On September 16, 2013, Boeing Co. (Boeing) announced that it has developed a
new software for its Cyber Range-in-a-Box (CRIAB) cybersecurity training tool.
According to the Company, the new software, called CRIAB 2.0, creates
more-realistic virtual environments up to six times faster than previous
versions, making the training more effective while decreasing costs. Also, the
new software provides governments and industry customers the ability to test
security solutions and train security personnel in a realistic network
environment. "CRIAB 2.0 helps customers meet the ever-increasing need for
skilled cybersecurity professionals who can interpret data and take protective
actions against cyber attacks," said Dewey Houck, Vice President and General
Manager of Boeing Electronic and Information Solutions. "Our customers will be
able to improve their networks' overall cybersecurity while improving training
of personnel." The Full Research Report on Boeing Co. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
Lockheed Martin Corporation Research Report
On September 16, 2013, Lockheed Martin Corp. (Lockheed Martin) announced that
it has been named to the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index.
"We are encouraged by this prestigious recognition because our inclusion was
based solely on publicly available data," said Leo S. Mackay, Jr., Vice
President of Ethics and Sustainability for Lockheed Martin. "It is an
acknowledgment of Lockheed Martin's progress in disclosure and transparency of
our on-going sustainability practices." Further, the Company also informed
that it has recently been recognized as one of the top companies worldwide on
the CDP 2013 Global Carbon Performance Leadership Index. The Full Research
Report on Lockheed Martin Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
General Dynamics Corp. Research Report
On September 13, 2013, General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection
Europe, a subsidiary of a business unit of General Dynamics, announced that it
has been awarded a $36.3 million contract for an additional 24 Foxhound light
tactical blast-protected vehicles, by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to
expand the latter's fleet to 400 vehicles. According to the Company, Foxhound
vehicles provide enhanced mobility and blast survivability to troops operating
in urban environments. The Company informed that production of the first
Foxhound vehicles began in 2011 and since June 2012, the vehicles have been
deployed in Afghanistan for use by British troops operating in mentoring and
partnering roles with the Afghan National Security Forces. The Full Research
Report on General Dynamics Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Research Report
On September 5, 2013, Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (Smith & Wesson) reported
its Q1 FY 2014 financial results (period ended July 30, 2013). The Company
reported net sales of $171.0 million, an increase of $25.8% YoY during the
quarter. The Company posted net income of $26.5 million or $0.40 per diluted
share, in Q1 FY 2014, compared with net income of $17.8 million or $0.27 per
diluted share in Q1 FY 2013. Commenting on the results, James Debney, Smith &
Wesson's President and CEO, stated, "Our results for the first quarter of
fiscal 2014 reflect the continued successful execution of our growth strategy.
We delivered improvements across all of our key metrics, including a
meaningful increase in year-over-year sales and significant expansion of our
gross margins. Ongoing increases in our manufacturing capacity, combined with
strong consumer demand for firearms, resulted in increased market share and
higher sales of our most popular M&P® products." The Company further informed
that for Q2 FY 2014, it anticipates net sales to be between $135.0 million and
$140.0 million and GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations to be between
$0.20 and $0.22. The Full Research Report on Smith & Wesson Holding
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Alliant Techsystems Inc. Research Report
On September 17, 2013, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) announced that it has
successfully delivered the 100th Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile
(AARGM) to the U.S. Navy. "This is a very special milestone for ATK as it
marks significant progress in fielding this much-needed capability for the
warfighter," said Bill Kasting, Vice President and General Manager for ATK's
Defense Electronic Systems division. "Our success would not have been possible
without the strong support and steadfast dedication of the U.S. Navy, Italian
Air Force and our industry partners, and we continue to focus on delivering
AARGM's game-changing capabilities." According to the Company, AARGM achieved
Initial Operational Capability in July 2012 and has been in Full Rate
Production since August 2012, and aims to achieve Full Operational Capability
(FOC) in September 2014. The Full Research Report on Alliant Techsystems Inc.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
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