U.S. stocks posted gains of 5 percent or more in February, despite closing modestly lower on the last trading day of the month on Friday.» Read More
Boeing rose $2.57 or 1.7 percent, to $153.74. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $2.46 or 1.2 percent, to $201.03. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.39 or. 8 percent, to $169.07.
Boeing rose$. 81 or. 5 percent, to $151.98. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 99 or. 5 percent, to $199.56. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 54 or. 3 percent, to $168.22.
ABU DHABI, Feb 19- International firms will scramble for new orders at the Middle East's largest arms show which opens in Abu Dhabi next week as oil-rich Gulf states load up on weapons in a region rocked by instability and violence. For the first time, a dedicated exhibition of unmanned systems with 33 exhibitors is being launched at IDEX. IDEX exhibitors include...
WASHINGTON, Feb 18- Lockheed Martin Corp executives said on Wednesday they were confident the company would not face capacity constraints working on both the F-35 program and a new bomber if the U.S. Air Force chose its joint bomber bid with Boeing Co.. Boeing is the prime contractor for the bid. The U.S. Air Force has said it plans to award a contract for development...
WASHINGTON, Feb 18- Lockheed Martin Corp, the No. 1 provider of information technology to the U.S. government, said it expected double-digit growth in its overall cybersecurity business over the next three to five years, and even bigger gains in the commercial sector. Lockheed, also the Pentagon's biggest supplier, said it was making strong inroads in the...
India's air force risks falling behind China and Pakistan if it doesn't get new warplanes or if local defense contractors can't close the gap quickly.
Boeing rose $1.25 or. 8 percent, to $151.17. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.00 or. 5 percent, to $198.57. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 08 or percent, to $167.68.
WASHINGTON, Feb 18- Clients and supporters of the U.S. export credit agency will descend on Capitol Hill next week to urge lawmakers to keep the Export Import Bank open as critics ramp up efforts to shut it down. A temporary lifeline extended last year will run out on June 30 unless Congress extends the bank's term, a move strongly opposed by some Republicans who...
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Wednesday despite surprisingly dovish Fed minutes, amid apparent progress in the Greece-euro zone negotiations.
Boeing rose $1.28 or. 9 percent, to $151.20. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 47 or. 2 percent, to $197.10. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell$. 83 or. 5 percent, to $166.77.
Feb 18- Boeing Co will keep returning significant cash to shareholders and will not cut production of wide-body 777 jetliners as it shifts to a new version later this decade, Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said on Wednesday. His remarks suggested that Boeing believes it can generate cash by delivering already-sold aircraft while winning new sales.
Boeing rose$. 91 or. 6 percent, to $150.83. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 22 or. 1 percent, to $197.35. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.25 or. 7 percent, to $166.35.
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Feb 18- Boeing Co will keep returning significant cash to shareholders and is confident that it won't cut production of its widebody 777 jetliner as it shifts to a new version later this decade, Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said on Wednesday.
SEATTLE— A magnitude-4.3 earthquake that rumbled under Washington state's Cascade Range early Wednesday was "not a great advertisement" for an early warning system undergoing tests, an official said. The quake at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday was centered about 20 miles north of Ellensburg and 10 miles northeast of Cle Elum in central Washington.
BENGALURU, INDIA, Feb 18- India's prime minister has asked global defence contractors to transfer more technology to the country as part of the lucrative deals that they win to modernise its armed forces. The country's offsets policy, which requires contractors to invest a percentage of the value of the deal in India, will be tweaked to encourage more technology...
Boeing rose$. 19 or. 1 percent, to $149.92. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 62 or. 3 percent, to $197.57. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 46 or. 3 percent, to $167.60.
PARIS, Feb 17- France is in the "final stage" of negotiations to sell up to 36 Rafale warplanes to Qatar, a senior French source involved in the discussions said on Tuesday. Manufacturer Dassault Aviation is also in talks aimed at supplying 16 of the multi-role combat jets to Malaysia and has resumed discussions over potential fighter sales to the United Arab...
Boeing fell$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $149.50. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 91 or. 5 percent, to $197.86. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 64 or. 4 percent, to $167.78.
Boeing fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $149.63. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $196.80. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell$. 30 or. 2 percent, to $166.84.