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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of United Tech Corp in the Aerospace & Defense Industry (UTX, DCO, TDY, GD, AVAV)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

United Tech Corp ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 7.3%. Following is Ducommun Inc with a projected earnings growth of 10.5%. Teledyne Tech ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 11.7%.

General Dynamics follows with a projected earnings growth of 12.4%, and Aerovironment In rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 12.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Aerovironment In on March 18th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $71.60. Since that call, shares of Aerovironment In have fallen 29.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): UTX DCO TDY GD AVAV