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Top 5 Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry with the Best Relative Performance (KTOS , WAIR , MRCY , AJRD , BWXT )

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 1.68%; Wesco Aircraft H (NYSE:WAIR ) ranks second with a gain of 0.09%; and Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY ) ranks third with a loss of 0.67%.

Aerojet Rocketdy (NYSE:AJRD ) follows with a loss of 0.78% and Bwx Technologies (NYSE:BWXT ) rounds out the top five with a loss of 1.19%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Mercury Systems on July 12th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $72.14. Since that recommendation, shares of Mercury Systems have risen 16.0%. We continue to monitor Mercury Systems for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance kratos defense & wesco aircraft h mercury systems aerojet rocketdy bwx technologies

Ticker(s): KTOS WAIR MRCY AJRD BWXT