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Top 5 Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry with the Best Relative Performance (KTOS , AJRD , NOC , UTX , LMT )

By Nick Russo

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Aerospace & Defense industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Kratos Defense & (NASDAQ:KTOS ) ranks first with a gain of 3.10%; Aerojet Rocketdy (NYSE:AJRD ) ranks second with a gain of 1.71%; and Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC ) ranks third with a gain of 1.37%.

United Tech Corp (NYSE:UTX ) follows with a gain of 0.92% and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.43%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lockheed Martin on January 9th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $270.68. Since that recommendation, shares of Lockheed Martin have risen 27.1%. We continue to monitor Lockheed Martin for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance kratos defense & aerojet rocketdy Northrop Grumman united tech corp Lockheed Martin