Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)

384.38
4.60 1.20
NYSE
Prev Close 379.74
Open 380.01
Day Low/High 378.76 / 386.66
52 Wk Low/High 266.11 / 442.53
Volume 616.19K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 279.54B
Market Cap 107.20B
P/E Ratio 16.81
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

What I suggest individual investors do is give their portfolios a physical. Like a visit to the doctor.

Lockheed Martin Is Breaking Out to New Highs: How Far Can It Climb?

Lockheed Martin Is Breaking Out to New Highs: How Far Can It Climb?

Here's how to play the defense stock right now.

Iran, Financial Markets, Fed Minutes: Market Recon

Iran, Financial Markets, Fed Minutes: Market Recon

What you have is a geopolitical event that markets were not positioned for.

Financial Markets Health, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

Financial Markets Health, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

There are two overt threats to market health and by extension to U.S. economic growth.

What Now for Boeing? A Question Far Too Complex to Easily Answer

What Now for Boeing? A Question Far Too Complex to Easily Answer

There is less risk if one has the conviction of opinion in expressing their own view through several options strategies than there is in staking a claim in the equity space.

U.S. Defense Spending for 2020, and Trading Lockheed Martin

U.S. Defense Spending for 2020, and Trading Lockheed Martin

If you've ever read me, you know that I have long been involved with almost all of these defense stocks at one time or another.

We've Got the Best CEOs in the World

We've Got the Best CEOs in the World

Here's a salute to our best and brightest, who keep this nation's economy -- and our livelihoods -- going strong.

Cash Stashes Dwindle as Markets Crest and Powell Speaks: Market Recon

Cash Stashes Dwindle as Markets Crest and Powell Speaks: Market Recon

Plus, we preview Wednesday's Trump-Erdogan meeting and check out AbbVie's huge debt offering as well as the new Abode-Microsoft connection.

Get Defensive: Top Stock Picks in Defense, From Drones to Space Systems

Get Defensive: Top Stock Picks in Defense, From Drones to Space Systems

Defense stocks offer both downside protection and potential upside.

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Sussing the Fed -- Plus Apple, Amgen and Other Earnings: Market Recon

Markets are watching what Fed Chair Powell will signal for future rate cuts during this afternoon's FOMC rate decision.

China Trade Optimism, Do Boeing's Numbers Matter? Trading Apple: Market Recon

China Trade Optimism, Do Boeing's Numbers Matter? Trading Apple: Market Recon

There is a chance that Presidents Trump and Xi sign something when they meet up at the APEC summit this November in Santiago, Chile.

China Trade, Next Brexit Vote, Fed Action, Trading Lockheed: Market Recon

China Trade, Next Brexit Vote, Fed Action, Trading Lockheed: Market Recon

The Trump and Xi administrations are at least looking at the same page. That's more than nothing.

Fortify Your Portfolio With These Best Bets in Defense Stocks

Fortify Your Portfolio With These Best Bets in Defense Stocks

'Playing defense' makes sense in this market.

4 Stock Price Targets Updated, Necessary Diversification, Fixing the Yield Curve

4 Stock Price Targets Updated, Necessary Diversification, Fixing the Yield Curve

The lack of accurate predictability across all of these metrics is why a certain level of diversification is always necessary.

Fed Caught Off-Guard, China's Troubles, Trading Amazon: Market Recon

Fed Caught Off-Guard, China's Troubles, Trading Amazon: Market Recon

The fact is that there are several highly significant barriers with China still to be satisfactorily addressed before any real progress might be realized.

Pseudo QE, Essent Group's Essence and Datadog-Cisco Intrique: Market Recon

Pseudo QE, Essent Group's Essence and Datadog-Cisco Intrique: Market Recon

Plus, defense contractors remain stocks to own as geopolitical risk isn't going away.

Fed's Liquidity Quandary and Flying Over Northrop Grumman: Market Recon

Fed's Liquidity Quandary and Flying Over Northrop Grumman: Market Recon

Plus, here's a strategy for investing in oil that even the retail investor can employ.

Oil Supply, Saudi Attacks, Fed Rate Cuts and Netflix: Market Recon

Oil Supply, Saudi Attacks, Fed Rate Cuts and Netflix: Market Recon

The U.S. economy may see a real lift-off in consumer prices due to higher energy prices, even if certain sectors stand to benefit greatly -- as might the trade deficit.

Jim Cramer: We Can't Trade Like We're the 'Old' United States

Jim Cramer: We Can't Trade Like We're the 'Old' United States

That the market didn't plummet following the strikes on Saudi oil facilities shows big differences in our economy and reliance on foreign oil compared with just a decade ago.

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.

Market Faces Stiff Resistance, China Issues, Trading ZTO Express: Market Recon

Market Faces Stiff Resistance, China Issues, Trading ZTO Express: Market Recon

There is no denying that markets got ugly over the last 30 minutes or so of the Thursday session.

China and Tariffs, Oil Patch Stocks, Lockheed Martin a Winner: Market Recon

China and Tariffs, Oil Patch Stocks, Lockheed Martin a Winner: Market Recon

About the upcoming U.S./China talks, call me skeptical, but I trade the environment, and not my starchy views on what is versus what should be.

Jobs Stunner, Mountainous Debt and Sitting Out Salesforce: Market Recon

Jobs Stunner, Mountainous Debt and Sitting Out Salesforce: Market Recon

Recent U.S. jobs creation wasn't as great as first thought, which isn't welcome news in an economy powered by consumer spending.

Inverted Curve, Recession Risk and Defense Plays: Market Recon

Inverted Curve, Recession Risk and Defense Plays: Market Recon

Stocks to buy on this volatile global macro environment, and what needs to change to avoid a recession.

Argentine Angst, FOMC Follies and Defending Defense Profits: Market Recon

Argentine Angst, FOMC Follies and Defending Defense Profits: Market Recon

Plus, if you think equities have been on an upward trajectory, you might want to give them a second, longer-term look.

A Market in Correction, U.S./China Gang War, Apple Exposed: Market Recon

A Market in Correction, U.S./China Gang War, Apple Exposed: Market Recon

The uptrend that technicians would have confirmed as late as last Wednesday, or even Thursday around mid-day, is now clearly a market in correction.

Jim Cramer: 7 Sectors You Can Buy as the Trade War Continues

Jim Cramer: 7 Sectors You Can Buy as the Trade War Continues

These stocks and sectors are safe havens, and may even be opportunities.

Lockheed Downgraded to Hold at DZ Bank

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

And as the semiconductor sector continues to shine, Brooks Automation is a name to keep in mind.

Recapping an Interesting Day

Interesting day no doubt. Equity markets rallied first on generally positive earnings results, then suffered from some mid-morning profit-taking, only to return to the highs of the day on optimism that a supposedly planned trip to Beijing by U..S Tr...