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Up or Down: Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT)

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Lockheed Martin Corporation is part of the aerospace and defense industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Marillyn A. Hewson. Lockheed Martin Corp is a security and aerospace company engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LMT stock showed a previous change of 1.21% with an open at 311.03 and a close of 314.26. It reached an intraday high of 314.57 and a low of 309.47.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $88.8b with 282.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 281.7m shares. Trading volume reached 1,103,028 shares compared to its average volume of 1,163,143 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Lockheed Martin Corporation shares returned 1.47% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.42%. Over three months, it changed 13.21%. In one year it has changed -9.97% and within that year its 52-week high was 361.99 and its 52-week low was 241.18. LMT stock is 30.30% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 303.32 and a 50 day moving average of 302.15. Currently LMT stock is trading 3.61% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 17.59 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 17.87. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 4.30. The TTM EPS is 17.86, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.60. Historically, the PE high was 53.80 and the PE low was 14.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 251.77, which is a decrease of -19.89%.

The dividend per share is currently 8.80, which is a dividend yield of 2.80%. Also, the payout ratio is 49.27%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 371.89, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 15.50%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 116.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,259,011, which is 0.80% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.73. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.01

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1,739.01%, return on assets is 11.28%, profit margin is 9.24%, price-to-sales is 2.08 and price-to-book is 63.76.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.