Aerospace Defense Products & Services Stocks

Aerospace defense products & services stocks are part of industrial goods stock industry. These companies mainly engage in the production of defensive systems. They may also relate to the aerospace field. A number of these firms depend heavily on government contracts for their revenues.

Most of the stocks in this category pay dividends below the wider market average. The companies may produce rocket ships to airplanes to nuclear submarines and main battle tanks. Aerospace and defense are two industries that stock market analysts traditionally group into one.

Aerospace Defense Products & Services Companies List

Globally, the market for defense products and services is estimated to be worth about $1.7 trillion annually. The nonprofit Space Foundation recently clocked the global space economy at $300 billion in annual sales.

Aerospace defense products & services companies are:
    Aerospace Defense Stocks
  • The Boeing Company (BA)
  • United Technologies Corporation (UTX)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
  • General Dynamics Corporation (GD)
  • Raytheon Company (RTN)
  • Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL)
  • TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG)
  • L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL)
  • Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR)
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII)
  • B/E Aerospace Inc. (BEAV)
  • Embraer SA (ERJ)
  • Hexcel Corp. (HXL)

Best Emerging Markets Stock Mutual Funds 2015

See best emerging markets stock mutual funds 2015. Top funds are William Blair Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth Fund, HSBC Frontier Markets Fund, etc.

Top Performing Equity Funds

Diversified emerging markets stock mutual funds are part of international stock funds. These funds use their assets to purchase stocks of developing countries. These countries are located in Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Far East, and Asia. Some of popular emerging market countries are China, Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Indonesia, etc.

From this best performing funds list, you may find each individual fund review. You can find the fund performance, expense ratio, and yield or dividend. The list is sorted based on its 3 years return up to May 1, 2015.

Best emerging markets stock mutual funds 2015 are:
  1. William Blair Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth Fund (WESNX)
  2. City National Rochdale Emerging Markets Fund (RIMIX)
  3. HSBC Frontier Markets Fund (HSFAX)
  4. Driehaus Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth Fund (DRESX)
  5. Wasatch Frontier Emerging Small Countries Fund (WAFMX)
  6. Seafarer Overseas Growth and Income Fund (SFGIX)
  7. Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXFX)
  8. Harding Loevner Frontier Emerging Markets Fund (HLFMX)

Big Gains for Copper Stocks

Find why copper stocks have big gains in week 18, 2015? Are investors rotating back to Copper equities for economy comeback? Top stock market industries are copper, gold, silver, etc.

Top Metal Stocks

This post will look into the top performing stocks, industry, and sector. The S&P 500 index has a weekly return of -0.42%. NASDAQ Composite has a weekly return of -1.70%. Dow Jones Industrials Average has a weekly return of -0.31%. The small cap (Russell 2000) has a return of -3.09%.

Top performing stock industries in week 18, 2015 (April 27, 2015 to May 03, 2015) are:
    Copper Stocks
  1. Photographic Equipment & Supplies 11.58%
  2. Copper 10.06%
  3. Mortgage Investment 5.36%
  4. Drug Delivery 4.53%
  5. Silver 4.43%
  6. Gold 3.94%
  7. Confectioners 3.26%
  8. Meat Products 3.13%
  9. Farm & Construction Machinery 3.02%
  10. Agricultural Chemicals 2.84%
  11. Oil & Gas Equipment & Services 2.62%
  12. Semiconductor - Broad Line 2.61%
  13. Aluminum 2.11%
  14. Industrial Metals & Minerals 2.08%
  15. Metal Fabrication 1.96%

Mutual Funds