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General Dynamics is Among the Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry With the Lowest EPS Growth (GD, ATK, NOC, HEI, RTN)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

General Dynamics ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 1.4%. Following is Alliant Techsystems with a EPS growth of 1.9%. Northrop Grumman ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 2.2%.

HEICO follows with a EPS growth of 2.5%, and Raytheon rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 5.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of General Dynamics on October 1st, 2014 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $125.17. Since that call, shares of General Dynamics have fallen 3.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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