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DOW   34,899.34
QQQ   391.20
S&P 500   4,594.62
DOW   34,899.34
QQQ   391.20
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DOW   34,899.34
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Lockheed Martin Stock Competitors

-0.86 (-0.25%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.08 million shs
Average Volume
1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization
$94.52 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Vs. HON, BA, NOC, GD, TDG, TDY, HEI, TXT, HII, and CW

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

Lockheed Martin vs.

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

Lockheed Martin has a beta of 0.94, meaning that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Boeing has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lockheed Martin$65.40 billion1.45$6.83 billion$21.6715.82
Boeing$58.16 billion2.01-$11.87 billion-$14.76-13.50

Boeing received 1236 more outperform votes than Lockheed Martin when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.79% of users gave Boeing an outperform vote while only 60.34% of users gave Lockheed Martin an outperform vote.

Lockheed MartinOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
BoeingOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

74.4% of Lockheed Martin shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.4% of Boeing shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Lockheed Martin shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Boeing shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Lockheed Martin currently has a consensus price target of $380.40, indicating a potential upside of 10.99%. Boeing has a consensus price target of $268.22, indicating a potential upside of 34.64%. Given Boeing's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Boeing is more favorable than Lockheed Martin.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lockheed Martin
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Lockheed Martin has a net margin of 9.13% compared to Boeing's net margin of -13.50%. Lockheed Martin's return on equity of 104.60% beat Boeing's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lockheed Martin 9.13% 104.60% 14.48%
Boeing -13.50% N/A -6.54%

In the previous week, Boeing had 15 more articles in the media than Lockheed Martin. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for Boeing and 3 mentions for Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin's average media sentiment score of 0.57 beat Boeing's score of -0.12 indicating that Lockheed Martin is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lockheed Martin
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)


Lockheed Martin beats Boeing on 10 of the 18 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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Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) vs. Its Competitors

TypeLockheed MartinGuided missiles & space vehicles & parts IndustryAerospace SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$94.52B$15.67B$13.14B$15.39B
Dividend Yield3.03%2.51%1.47%3.08%
P/E Ratio15.8260.2321.0423.53
Price / Sales1.451.95338.1133.53
Price / Cash11.6320.6623.5989.50
Price / Book9.819.474.847.96
Net Income$6.83B$987.57M-$55.63M$377.07M
7 Day Performance0.37%-1.84%-3.99%-2.35%
1 Month Performance3.42%-3.67%-5.16%-2.78%
1 Year Performance-8.45%-15.07%8.19%28.78%

Lockheed Martin Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Honeywell International
3.0433 of 5 stars
-0.6%$143.34B$32.64B26.76103,000Gap Down
2.3019 of 5 stars
-8.0%$117.08B$58.16B-13.50141,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Northrop Grumman
3.117 of 5 stars
+15.7%$56.12B$36.80B12.4497,000Short Interest ↑
General Dynamics
2.9202 of 5 stars
+27.2%$53.99B$37.93B16.60100,700Gap Down
TransDigm Group
2.8764 of 5 stars
-5.1%$31.01B$5.10B68.2014,200Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
Teledyne Technologies
2.3031 of 5 stars
+10.4%$19.89B$3.09B42.6310,670Gap Down
2.1926 of 5 stars
+8.5%$18.66B$1.79B67.885,200Gap Down
2.6981 of 5 stars
+55.2%$16.03B$11.65B21.3933,000Gap Down
Huntington Ingalls Industries
2.9248 of 5 stars
+11.4%$7.34B$9.36B10.9942,000Gap Down
2.4365 of 5 stars
Gap Down
2.1633 of 5 stars
+2.6%$4.47B$1.50B-204.774,647Gap Down
Spirit AeroSystems
2.2237 of 5 stars
+12.0%$4.19B$3.40B-5.7914,500Gap Down
High Trading Volume
Aerojet Rocketdyne
1.7648 of 5 stars
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
2.437 of 5 stars
-6.2%$2.49B$747.70M32.403,200Insider Selling
Gap Down
2.2448 of 5 stars
2.3598 of 5 stars
+16.2%$1.22B$1.65B19.864,700Gap Down
Triumph Group
1.7848 of 5 stars
+30.1%$1.14B$1.87B-5.577,939Gap Down
National Presto Industries
1.8914 of 5 stars
2.0314 of 5 stars
-7.2%$359.27M$502.59M-7.462,200Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
Sypris Solutions
1.4515 of 5 stars
N/A+82.5%$61.40M$82.35M70.25664Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 11/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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