Why Raytheon Is Ready to Rebound
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, defense contractor Raytheon has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Raytheon and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Waltham, Mass. (1922)
Aerospace and defense
Chairman/CEO William Swanson
CFO David Wajsgras
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$4.0 billion/$4.7 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 1,360 members who have rated Raytheon believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Big, stable, high tech military contractor. Experienced little price hiccup recently. A fine long play company for the risk averse, with a nice yield, but I'm counting on the short term. Betting this lifts right back to ~ [$58 and change per share].
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The article Why Raytheon Is Ready to Rebound originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon Company. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.