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NYSE:LMT

Lockheed Martin - LMT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$429.49
+0.94 (+0.22%)
(As of 08/10/2022 03:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$426.35
$432.24
50-Day Range
$387.28
$456.30
52-Week Range
$324.23
$479.99
Volume
27,824 shs
Average Volume
1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization
$113.88 billion
P/E Ratio
24.85
Dividend Yield
2.64%
Price Target
$448.00

Lockheed Martin MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.45 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.1% Upside
$448.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.96% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.71
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.03mentions of Lockheed Martin in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.94 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.22%
From $26.80 to $28.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.05 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

20th out of 43 stocks

Guided Missiles & Space Vehicles & Parts Industry

3rd out of 8 stocks

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About Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Stock

Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control, Rotary and Mission Systems, and Space. The Aeronautics segment offers combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The Missiles and Fire Control segment provides air and missile defense systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support, and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The Rotary and Mission Systems segment offers military and commercial helicopters, surface ships, sea and land-based missile defense systems, radar systems, sea and air-based mission and combat systems, command and control mission solutions, cyber solutions, and simulation and training solutions. The Space segment offers satellites; space transportation systems; strategic, advanced strike, and defensive missile systems; and classified systems and services in support of national security systems. This segment also provides network-enabled situational awareness and integrates space and ground-based systems to help its customers gather, analyze, and securely distribute critical intelligence data. It serves primarily serves the U.S. government, as well as foreign military sales contracted through the U.S. government. Lockheed Martin Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Lockheed Martin from $525.00 to $522.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Seaport Res Ptn reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Lockheed Martin in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Argus raised their price target on Lockheed Martin from $415.00 to $500.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Susquehanna raised their price target on Lockheed Martin from $515.00 to $539.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company cut their price target on Lockheed Martin from $496.00 to $406.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $448.00.

Lockheed Martin Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:LMT opened at $428.55 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.27. The company has a market cap of $113.63 billion, a PE ratio of 24.80, a P/E/G ratio of 2.92 and a beta of 0.67. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $418.03 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $426.05. Lockheed Martin has a fifty-two week low of $324.23 and a fifty-two week high of $479.99.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 19th. The aerospace company reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $6.39 by ($5.23). Lockheed Martin had a return on equity of 69.02% and a net margin of 7.33%. The firm had revenue of $15.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.02 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $7.13 EPS. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts expect that Lockheed Martin will post 26.8 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Lockheed Martin Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 1st will be issued a dividend of $2.80 per share. This represents a $11.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st. Lockheed Martin's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 64.81%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, EVP Gregory M. Ulmer sold 6,929 shares of Lockheed Martin stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $423.87, for a total transaction of $2,936,995.23. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. In other news, EVP Gregory M. Ulmer sold 6,929 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $423.87, for a total value of $2,936,995.23. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director John Donovan purchased 632 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $396.16 per share, for a total transaction of $250,373.12. Following the purchase, the director now owns 1,200 shares in the company, valued at $475,392. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.17% of the company's stock.

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LMT Stock News Headlines

This Defense Stock Has Bullish Fundamentals AND Technicals
There’s reason to believe that Lockheed Martin will trend higher over time with solid fundamentals and bullish chart indicators in its favor.
Tomorrow's 'Top Gun' might have drone wingman, use AI
Movie fighter pilots are depicted as highly trained military aviators with the skills and experience to defeat adversaries in thrilling aerial dogfights
This Stock's Getting Attention
This industry's red hot and this new IPO could be the hottest thing since sliced bread.
New lunar rover in the works as NASA moon mission advances
A new lunar rover is under development by Lockheed Martin and Goodyear as NASA gears up for a return to the moon
Is It Time To Get Defensive With Lockheed Martin? (LMT)
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) issued weak results and trimmed its full-year outlook causing the stock to drop more than 3.5% in after-hours trading. While the news is lackluster we are viewing the drop in share prices as buying opportunity for dividend investors.
Is It Time To Get Defensive With Lockheed Martin?
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) issued weak results and trimmed its full-year outlook causing the stock to drop more than 3.5% in after-hours trading. While the news is lackluster we are viewing the drop in share prices as buying opportunity for dividend investors.
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This Stock's Getting Attention
This industry's red hot and this new IPO could be the hottest thing since sliced bread.
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Lockheed Martin Update: Still A Solid DGI Choice
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LMT Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
5/31/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Last Earnings
7/19/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/23 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/23/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Guided missiles & space vehicles & parts
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Sector
Aerospace
CUSIP
53983010
Employees
114,000
Year Founded
1995

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$448.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$539.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$375.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.45
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.32 billion
Pretax Margin
8.66%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$67.04 billion
Cash Flow
$32.34 per share
Book Value
$40.24 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
264,701,000
Market Cap
$113.88 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67

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LMT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lockheed Martin stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lockheed Martin in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" LMT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LMT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lockheed Martin's stock price forecast for 2022?

11 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Lockheed Martin's stock. Their LMT share price forecasts range from $375.00 to $539.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $448.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have LMT shares performed in 2022?

Lockheed Martin's stock was trading at $355.41 at the start of the year. Since then, LMT stock has increased by 20.9% and is now trading at $429.59.
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When is Lockheed Martin's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were Lockheed Martin's earnings last quarter?

Lockheed Martin Co. (NYSE:LMT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 19th. The aerospace company reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $6.39 by $5.23. The aerospace company earned $15.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.02 billion. Lockheed Martin had a net margin of 7.33% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 69.02%. The business's revenue was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $7.13 earnings per share.
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How often does Lockheed Martin pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lockheed Martin?

Lockheed Martin declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $2.80 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $11.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st.
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Is Lockheed Martin a good dividend stock?

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) pays an annual dividend of $11.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.64%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 64.81%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LMT will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.72% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Lockheed Martin's stock buyback program work?

Lockheed Martin announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, September 23rd 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Lockheed Martin issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lockheed Martin issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $21.55-$21.55 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $26.85. The company issued revenue guidance of $65.25 billion-$65.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $65.98 billion.

What is James D. Taiclet's approval rating as Lockheed Martin's CEO?

147 employees have rated Lockheed Martin Chief Executive Officer James D. Taiclet on Glassdoor.com. James D. Taiclet has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts James D. Taiclet in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Lockheed Martin own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lockheed Martin investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is Lockheed Martin's stock symbol?

Lockheed Martin trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LMT."

Who are Lockheed Martin's major shareholders?

Lockheed Martin's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.16%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.14%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (0.13%), Scharf Investments LLC (0.13%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.12%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian P Colan, Brian P Colan, Gregory M Ulmer, John Donovan, John Frank A St, John Frank A St, Kenneth R Possenriede, Marillyn A Hewson, Maryanne Lavan, Michele A Evans, Richard F Ambrose, Richard F Ambrose and Stephanie C Hill.
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How do I buy shares of Lockheed Martin?

Shares of LMT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lockheed Martin's stock price today?

One share of LMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $429.59.

How much money does Lockheed Martin make?

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has a market capitalization of $113.91 billion and generates $67.04 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $6.32 billion in net income (profit) each year or $17.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lockheed Martin have?

The company employs 114,000 workers across the globe.

When was Lockheed Martin founded?

Lockheed Martin was founded in 1995.

How can I contact Lockheed Martin?

Lockheed Martin's mailing address is 6801 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE, BETHESDA MD, 20817. The official website for the company is www.lockheedmartin.com. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at (301) 897-6000, via email at greg.m.gardner@lmco.com, or via fax at 301-897-6919.

This page (NYSE:LMT) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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