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Global Growth Creating Value For Lockheed Martin Shareholders $LMT

With U.S. federal budgets under pressure and long-term fiscal challenges on the horizon, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) is taking proactive measures to position themselves for growth and continued success.

One of the ways that Lockheed Martin is looking to position themselves for success is through international growth. Even though the company currently does business with 70 different nations and has more than 1,000 global partnerships, the company has derived ~82% of their net sales from the U.S. Government.

In 2013, as

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United Technologies: Expect Another 10% From This Defensive Company $UTX $LMT

For an investor perusing a company heavily based on aerospace and defense but has significant branches based in commercial industry, United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) is a well run, diversified company worth a further look.

UTX businesses are based in five segments. These segments are:

Otis – A world leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security – UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world’s leading provider of Building Automation, including fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation,

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Valuation by Business Segments of United Technologies $UTX

In the article below, I have analyzed a DCF valuation of United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) by business. United Technologies operates in 5 business segments, they are Otis, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Pratt & Whitney, UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky. Each business has slightly different operations thus leading to different business valuations.

What each business does.

Otis – Is the world’s leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways. 

UTC Climate, Controls & Security – UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world’s leading provider of Building Automation,

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Analyzing the Valuation Points of the Supermajors $XOM $CVX $BP $RDS.A $RDS.B

With both Brent Crude and WTI prices above the $100.00 barrier and support from Henry Hub natural gas that has been on a slow and steady climb over the past couple of years, this represents a higher price point for energy prices. In the analysis below, I will calculate the EV/EBITDA for BP PLC (NYSE:BP), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:. Based on this information we will see where the companies currently stand on a valuation

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Deere & Company: Love The Company… But Its Not Cheap $DE

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to grow by ~30% and reach ~9 billion mark. With this as a Macro-Economic tail wind, companies with strong management that focus on infrastructure/construction as well as agriculture/farming are poised to do well in this environment.

Deere & Company (DE) is one of the world’s largest makers of farm equipment as well as being a major producer of construction, forestry, commercial and residential lawn care equipment. The company operates in three business segments: agriculture/ turf,

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