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Top 5 Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry with the Best Relative Performance (TXT , KTOS , SPR , RTN , UTX )

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the top five companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry as measured by relative performance. This analysis was compiled based on yesterday's trading activity as we search for stocks that have the potential to outperform.

Textron Inc (NYSE:TXT ) ranks first with a gain of 9.85%; Kratos Defense & (NASDAQ:KTOS ) ranks second with a gain of 3.80%; and Spirit Aerosys-A (NYSE:SPR ) ranks third with a gain of 2.66%.

Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN ) follows with a gain of 2.34% and United Tech Corp (NYSE:UTX ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 2.04%.

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Keywords: relative performance Textron Inc kratos defense & spirit aerosys-a raytheon co united tech corp