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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Lockheed Martin in the Aerospace & Defense Industry (LMT, BA, COL, BZC, ATRO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Lockheed Martin ranks highest with a ROE of 96.8%. Following is Boeing with a ROE of 52.8%. Rockwell Collins ranks third highest with a ROE of 36.5%.

Breeze-Eastern follows with a ROE of 31.4%, and Astronics rounds out the top five with a ROE of 28.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lockheed Martin on March 18th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $219.73. Since that recommendation, shares of Lockheed Martin have risen 9.5%. We continue to monitor Lockheed Martin for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): LMT BA COL ATRO