Pentagon + Silicon = Stock Opportunities

Larry Mano finds opportunities for investors at the intersection of defense and technology.

His four-star Schwab Core Equity Fund is up an average of 9.3 percent per years over the last five years.


He likes IBM.

"It's a large-cap name, a consistent performer," he told CNBC. "Going forward...IBM continues to be a leader in providing global server technology."

Also on his list, Raytheon.

"Fundamentally, it continues to grow, has a strong free cash flow, an improving working-capital environment," he said. "It's been able to beat's been able to grow revenues on a steady level, and overall...we continue to see strength in their international defense missile systems as well as related businesses."


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