|By PR Newswire||
|January 10, 2014 08:01 AM EST||
NEW YORK, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), B/E Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV), Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL), Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HII), and Exelis Inc. (NYSE: XLS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
The Boeing Company Research Report
On January 6, 2014, The Boeing Company (Boeing) announced that in 2013, it set a record by delivering 648 commercial airplanes, the most delivered in a single year. Boeing added that it made a new record of 5,080 unfilled commercial orders at the end of 2013. The Company further stated that in 2013, it booked a record 1,531 gross commercial orders and 1,355 net commercial orders, which is the second-largest number in Company history. Ray Conner, Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO, stated, "With solid execution on our numerous production rate increases, the Boeing team performed extremely well in 2013. We delivered more advanced, fuel-efficient airplanes to our customers than ever before, and it's a great example of what our team can accomplish." He added, "The year ahead will be exciting as we prepare to deliver the first 787-9, continue the design work on our newest programs - the 737 MAX, 787-10 and 777X - while increasing our production rates on the 737." The Full Research Report on The Boeing Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
B/E Aerospace Inc. Research Report
On January 6, 2014, B/E Aerospace Inc. (B/E Aerospace) announced that it has agreed to acquire LT Energy Services (LT), a rental equipment provider, and Wildcat Wireline (Wildcat), a wireline services provider. According to B/E Aerospace, the expected total acquisition purchase price, including expenses, for both acquisitions is approximately $265 million. The Company stated that both transactions are expected to close during Q1 2014, subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino reviews. Amin J. Khoury, Founder, Chairman and CEO of B/E Aerospace, commented, "The acquisitions of LT, headquartered in Houston, TX, and Wildcat, headquartered in Marshall, TX, continues our initiative to expand our consumables management segment into the oilfield equipment rental, logistics and services business. The acquisition of LT establishes a new geographical base of operations in the Southwestern United States, very similar to that of our Blue Dot subsidiary in the Marcellus/Utica basin of the Northeastern United States. The acquisition of Wildcat expands the Company's service offerings in both locations." The Full Research Report on B/E Aerospace Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Rockwell Collins Inc. Research Report
On January 7, 2014, Rockwell Collins Inc. (Rockwell Collins) announced that its acquisition of ARINC Incorporated will be the basis of a new Information Management Services (IMS) business that combines ARINC with Rockwell Collins' Flight Information Solutions business and its Ascend family of products and services. Rockwell Collins stated that Jeff Standerski has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Information Management Services. According to the Company, the new business will report to CEO and President of Rockwell Collins, Kelly Ortberg. Standerski stated, "I'm excited about the opportunity to work with this talented and dedicated team to explore the new possibilities that now exist given the combined strengths of our organization." The Full Research Report on Rockwell Collins Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. Research Report
On January 2, 2014, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) announced the acquisition of The S.M. Stoller Corporation (Stoller), a leading provider of environmental, nuclear, and technical consulting and engineering services to the Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the private sector. Matt Mulherin, HII Corporate Vice President and NNS President, stated, "Stoller's exceptional commitment to performance and safety are well recognized by the environmental management and remediation industry and are attributes that directly support our plan for continued growth within these markets. This is an important investment in the future of our company, and we are excited to welcome Stoller to our team." HII added that as a result of the acquisition, Stoller will be a wholly owned subsidiary of HII and will operate under its NNS division. The Full Research Report on Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Exelis Inc. Research Report
On January 6, 2014, Exelis Inc. (Exelis) announced that it has received a contract to supply mobile ground control approach capabilities to the Polish Air Force, Navy and Land Forces, valued at over $76 million. According to Exelis, the program will increase the number of Exelis radars in Poland to 14, extending its leadership in the growing field of intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and analytics. The Company added that the Exelis GCA-2020 will offer Poland high-performance air navigation services required to meet demanding International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and NATO flight safety standards. Dave Prater, Exelis Vice President and General Manager of the radar, reconnaissance and undersea systems business, commented, "The Exelis GCA combines advanced features with mobility to offer our Polish customers an agile, rapidly deployable air traffic management capability." The Full Research Report on Exelis Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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