WALTHAM, Mass. _ Raytheon Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $553 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.74 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.23 billion.
The stock market will focus again Thursday on the gusher of earnings news that has been driving the stock market to record highs.
The Fed's midweek meeting — coupled with a marquee list of corporate earnings — could make the week ahead among the summer's most important.
The global war on terror is fueling demand for robotic and other technology that can defeat or detect improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.
As the defense budget moves through Congress, shares of several major Pentagon contractors are setting all-time highs in intraday trade.
Jim Cramer shares his take on callers' favorite stocks, including a recently-public apparel retailer.
Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor Recipient and MSNBC Military Analyst, and William Cohen, former defense secretary, discuss our defense if the United States is attacked by North Korea.
Several companies stand to gain from increased North Korean aggression, including weapons manufacturers Raytheon and Orbital ATK.
Howard Rubel, Aerospace/Defense Analyst, Jefferies LLC, discusses North Korea's missile launch and what it means for the US and the world.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports that the Pentagon announced U.S. missiles are capable against the North Korean missiles after the country conducted a missile test and which companies are ready for defense. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss their defense trades.
Leah Bennett, Portfolio Manager, Westwood Trust; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the day's market activity and what drove stocks to their biggest daily gains since April.
North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official told Reuters on Thursday.
Raytheon International CEO John Harris tells CNBC that the demand for the company’s capabilities is “universal”, with comment on specific markets.
Raytheon International CEO John Harris gives CNBC a breakdown of what the company is seeing when it comes to trends from potential clients at the Paris Air Show.
9 members of the CNBC iq100 hitting all-time highs today, C.R. Bard, Becton Dickinson, Stryker, Deere, Illinois Tool, 3M, Raytheon, Fiserv, and Mastercard. For more on the index go to CNBC.com/1q100. Now back to the Halftime Report
Sen. Rand Paul is seeking to force a vote on a key portion of $110 billion Saudi Arabia arms deal.
Additionally, the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA) was rising Monday morning after this news.
Defense in the Trader Blitz
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the details of the defense deals brokered during President Trump's visit Saudi Arabia.
Howard Rubel, Jeffries managing director of equity research, discusses the impact of President Trump's trip to the Middle East on the defense sector and gives his top picks.