Products and services include: Missiles, Air Traffic Mgmt Solutions, Infrared Surveillance, Naval Weapon Systems, etc.William H. Swanson – Been with the company since 1972 / 35+ years. He brings a lot to the table, which we will point out in a couple minutes.
As you can see in the graph, the company has a well diversified product line – this is important because no specific business unit accounts for a large part of sales. Important for government contracts.
The beta coefficient measures the stock’s market risk. Generally speaking, stocks below 1 are “safer”.
k = returnD1= dividend paid during yearP0= price we pay todayP1= price at the end of one year0.40 is the dividend that that expect in Year 3 – 65 is our Recommendation – 55 is at the end of Year 2Most recent dividend: $0.28/share – January 31st
Point One: Swanson has been with the company for more than 35 years – he has been through economic downturns and change in political leadership. The WSJ reports that Raytheon will NOT cut any of its 75,000 positions despite the current economic situation.Point Two: American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009; plans to create satellite systems that monitor climate change – intelligence software that Raytheon has been working on.
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Less than 1 is preferred – “less risky”.
Dividends have been paid yearly. Most recent dividend was 0.73.
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Dividends have been paid yearly.
If it’s good enough for Cramer, it should be good enough for you!!