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Lockheed Martin (LMT) Competitors

$467.60
+1.26 (+0.27%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

LMT vs. HON, BA, GD, TDG, NOC, HEI, TDY, TXT, CW, and HII

Should you be buying Lockheed Martin stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Lockheed Martin include Honeywell International (HON), Boeing (BA), General Dynamics (GD), TransDigm Group (TDG), Northrop Grumman (NOC), HEICO (HEI), Teledyne Technologies (TDY), Textron (TXT), Curtiss-Wright (CW), and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). These companies are all part of the "aerospace & defense" industry.

Lockheed Martin vs.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) and Honeywell International (NASDAQ:HON) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, community ranking, media sentiment, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Lockheed Martin has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Honeywell International has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

74.2% of Lockheed Martin shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.9% of Honeywell International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Lockheed Martin shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Honeywell International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Honeywell International had 9 more articles in the media than Lockheed Martin. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Honeywell International and 19 mentions for Lockheed Martin. Honeywell International's average media sentiment score of 0.88 beat Lockheed Martin's score of 0.62 indicating that Honeywell International is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lockheed Martin
11 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Honeywell International
15 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Honeywell International received 422 more outperform votes than Lockheed Martin when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.48% of users gave Honeywell International an outperform vote while only 58.87% of users gave Lockheed Martin an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Lockheed MartinOutperform Votes
760
58.87%
Underperform Votes
531
41.13%
Honeywell InternationalOutperform Votes
1182
75.48%
Underperform Votes
384
24.52%

Lockheed Martin pays an annual dividend of $12.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Honeywell International pays an annual dividend of $4.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Lockheed Martin pays out 46.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Honeywell International pays out 50.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lockheed Martin is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Honeywell International has a net margin of 15.52% compared to Lockheed Martin's net margin of 9.73%. Lockheed Martin's return on equity of 85.96% beat Honeywell International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lockheed Martin9.73% 85.96% 12.44%
Honeywell International 15.52%35.88%9.89%

Lockheed Martin presently has a consensus target price of $485.40, suggesting a potential upside of 3.81%. Honeywell International has a consensus target price of $224.75, suggesting a potential upside of 4.49%. Given Honeywell International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Honeywell International is more favorable than Lockheed Martin.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lockheed Martin
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20
Honeywell International
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43

Lockheed Martin has higher revenue and earnings than Honeywell International. Lockheed Martin is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Honeywell International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lockheed Martin$67.57B1.66$6.92B$27.3317.11
Honeywell International$36.66B3.82$5.66B$8.6324.92

Summary

Honeywell International beats Lockheed Martin on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LMT and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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LMT vs. The Competition

MetricLockheed MartinGuided missiles & space vehicles & parts IndustryAerospace SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$111.89B$19.64B$17.17B$17.84B
Dividend Yield2.70%2.70%1.42%3.62%
P/E Ratio17.1131.5515.6521.55
Price / Sales1.663.3520.4614.45
Price / Cash13.3924.1920.9819.18
Price / Book16.535.254.514.82
Net Income$6.92B$1.08B$442.01M$976.34M
7 Day Performance2.02%2.37%19.00%0.93%
1 Month Performance0.11%1.87%-2.80%-1.78%
1 Year Performance1.79%4.65%17.56%9.91%

Lockheed Martin Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HON
Honeywell International
3.0238 of 5 stars
$212.87
+0.4%
$224.75
+5.6%
+7.2%$138.62B$36.66B24.6795,000Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BA
Boeing
3.3303 of 5 stars
$174.99
-1.9%
$220.89
+26.2%
-14.1%$107.42B$77.79B-49.29171,000
GD
General Dynamics
4.1475 of 5 stars
$298.00
+1.4%
$300.63
+0.9%
+39.1%$81.76B$42.27B24.31111,600Positive News
TDG
TransDigm Group
3.9317 of 5 stars
$1,339.48
+1.6%
$1,371.19
+2.4%
+55.4%$74.96B$6.59B53.1315,500Analyst Forecast
Positive News
NOC
Northrop Grumman
4.4157 of 5 stars
$425.87
-0.9%
$513.23
+20.5%
-5.7%$63.02B$39.29B29.78101,000Analyst Forecast
HEI
HEICO
3.2556 of 5 stars
$228.81
+0.4%
$232.67
+1.7%
+31.3%$31.69B$2.97B71.959,600Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
TDY
Teledyne Technologies
3.1821 of 5 stars
$386.37
-0.3%
$470.83
+21.9%
-2.6%$18.31B$5.64B20.9014,900Positive News
TXT
Textron
3.9355 of 5 stars
$85.95
+0.0%
$99.29
+15.5%
+32.5%$16.39B$13.68B18.3635,000Positive News
CW
Curtiss-Wright
3.4358 of 5 stars
$278.67
+2.9%
$302.50
+8.6%
+56.5%$10.67B$2.85B28.708,600Positive News
HII
Huntington Ingalls Industries
4.4651 of 5 stars
$246.00
+1.6%
$278.00
+13.0%
+14.1%$9.70B$11.45B13.8744,000Positive News

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This page (NYSE:LMT) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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