Friday, May 8, 2009

Defense Stocks Sector Close-Up; Defense Stocks Up Following $534 Billion Budget Details

Defense Stocks Sector Close-Up; Defense Stocks Up Following $534 Billion Budget Details

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., –May 8, 2009 –, a leading global investor and industry portal for the defense and security sector, within, presents a sector close-up on defense stocks trading, May 8th, following Thursday’s release of the $534 billion defense budget details, with an additional $130 billion for overseas operations.

Defense stocks trading May 8, 2009:
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK) trading at $86.59, up $ 0.75 (0.87%) 11:04am ET
Boeing Co., (NYSE: BA) trading at $45.27, up $1.74 (4.00%) 11:05am ET
General Dynamics Co (NYSE: GD) trading at $54.36, up 0.70 (1.30%) 11:06am ET
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) trading at $34.07, up 0.96 (2.90%) 11:07am ET
L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL ) trading at $78.36, up $ 1.32 (1.71%) 11:15am ET
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) trading at $80.87, gains of $1.19 (1.49%) 11:17am ET
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) trading at $49.67, up $ 0.83 (1.70%) 11:18am ET
Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: OPXS) trading range of $0.29- $0.35
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN ) trading at $47.86, up $ 0.39 (0.82%) 11:19am ET

Recent Defense Article:
Defense Budget Winners and Losers:

Cramer: Own Defense Stocks
Jim Cramer reveals his favorite defense stock and why this sector can make you money
Fri 05/08/09 - Jim Cramer & Alix Steel
Stocks in this video: RTN, NOC LMT, GD, BA, ATK
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Showcase Defense Company:
Optex Systems Holdings, Inc., (OTCBB: OPXS) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Optex Systems, Inc. manufactures optical sighting systems and assemblies primarily for Department of Defense (DOD) applications. Its products are installed on a majority of types of U.S. military land vehicles, such as the Abrams and Bradley fighting vehicles, Light Armored and Armored Security Vehicles and have been selected for installation on the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Stryker vehicle. Optex also manufactures and delivers numerous periscope configurations, rifle and surveillance sights and night vision optical assemblies. Optex delivers its products both directly to the military services and to prime contractors.

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