S&P Capital IQ Picks Textron Focus Stock of the Week

             S&P Capital IQ Picks Textron Focus Stock of the Week

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NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT: $31) has been
picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. TXT carries S&P
Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.

"We see Textron as a solid long-term growth business," said Eric Hugel, equity
analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "Recently though, sales and earnings
disappointments at the Cessna and Bell businesses have resulted in the stock
currently trading at a significant discount to the S&P Aerospace & Defense
Select Industry Index, a broad index of industry participants. While we
believe this discount is understandable, we view the issues at Textron as
largely cyclical and transitory in nature and believe the discount will
decline back towards parity, its longer-term average relative to the group, as
conditions across these two major business units improve over the next couple
of quarters."

To view a video of Mr. Hugel discussing TXT click on the following link.

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