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Relatively Good Performance Detected in Shares of Kratos Defense & in the Aerospace & Defense Industry (KTOS , GD , WAIR , AJRD , HXL )

By David Diaz

We looked at the Aerospace & Defense industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Kratos Defense & (NASDAQ:KTOS ) ranks first with a gain of 1.57%; General Dynamics (NYSE:GD ) ranks second with a gain of 0.67%; and Wesco Aircraft H (NYSE:WAIR ) ranks third with a gain of 0.26%.

Aerojet Rocketdy (NYSE:AJRD ) follows with a gain of 0.23% and Hexcel Corp (NYSE:HXL ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.13%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Hexcel Corp on April 24th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $67.42. Since that recommendation, shares of Hexcel Corp have risen 3.8%. We continue to monitor Hexcel Corp for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance kratos defense & General Dynamics wesco aircraft h aerojet rocketdy hexcel corp