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Aerospace and Defense Equities Technical Updates -- Boeing, B/E Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Hexcel, and Exelis

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LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,532.10, up 0.12%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,039.49, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,992.37, up 0.29%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 467.43, down 0.03%, while the index has advanced 0.26% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), B/E Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL), and Exelis Inc. (NYSE: XLS). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  


On Thursday, The Boeing Co.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 2.52 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 4.18 million shares. The stock finished the day at $127.50, up 0.12%, and registered an intraday range of $126.74 and $127.78. The Boeing Co.'s shares have declined 0.62% in the last one month and 2.64% in the past three months. Also, the stock has fallen by 6.59% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $130.21 is above its 50-day moving average of $126.45. Additionally, shares of The Boeing Co. traded at a PE ratio of 18.27 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.48. Sign up and read the free notes on BA at:


B/E Aerospace Inc.'s stock advanced 0.49%, to close Thursday's session at $84.00, after oscillating between $83.55 and $84.34. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.52 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, B/E Aerospace Inc.'s shares have lost 12.79% and 11.84%, respectively. Also, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has declined 3.48%. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $90.14 is above its 200-day moving average of $87.50. Further, B/E Aerospace Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 20.74 and has an RSI of 36.72. The complimentary notes on BEAV can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


On Thursday, shares in Lockheed Martin Corp. finished the session 0.12% lower at $175.10, after hitting a new 52-week high of $175.49. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.19 million shares. The stock moved between $174.18 and $175.49 during the session. Over the last one month and past three months, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s shares have gained 7.44% and 8.16%, respectively. Also, the stock has surged 17.79% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $164.76 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $156.91. Shares of Lockheed Martin Corp. traded at a PE ratio of 16.75 and have an RSI of 71.52. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LMT at:


Hexcel Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $38.29 and $38.91 before ending Thursday's session up 1.07%, at $38.79. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.67 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.80 million shares. Further, Hexcel Corp.'s shares have declined 7.05% over the last one month and 2.27% over the past three months. Also, the stock has plummeted 13.20% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $42.11 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $39.63. Moreover, shares of Hexcel Corp. traded at a PE ratio of 20.14 and have an RSI of 46.78. The complete research on HXL is available for free at:


Exelis Inc.'s stock gained 0.86%, to close Thursday's session at $17.58, after vacillating between $17.38 and $17.61. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.66 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.53 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, Exelis Inc.'s shares have gone up 0.46% and 9.12%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has lost 7.76%. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $18.20 is above its 50-day moving average of $17.07. Further, Exelis Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 11.69 and has an RSI of 57.48. Free in depth research on XLS is available at:


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