Stock Snapshot – Raytheon Company (RTN)

The Taoist Trader: The Tao, the Feminine and Trading
Spotlight on Forex – EUR/USD

RTN: Raytheon Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops products, services and solutions in defense markets; sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I), and mission support, as well as the cyber-security and homeland security markets. The company serves both domestic and international customers.

Closing Price:  49.85 

52-Week Price Range: 42.65-60.10

Ex Dividend: 1/3/11 

Pay Date: 2/10/11

Risk: You need to further evaluate RTN thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any RTN shares. Here are the pluses and minuses.

+ Beta: 0.65

+ Debt: 2,326.0 million

+Dividend: RTN pays a quarterly dividend of $0.375 per share (3.01% yield).

– Earnings: For the fourth quarter of 2010, analysts’ estimates were $1.16 per share and that is a decrease of 11.01% from the 2009 fourth-quarter earnings per share of $1.30.   

+ Free Cash Flow: 4.81

+ Morningstar Rating: 4-star

+ PE: 11.90 using the 3-year PE

+ Price/Book Ratio: 1.80

+ Price/Sales Ratio: 0.73

+ Sales: 24,965 million in trailing 12-month sales  



The Taoist Trader: The Tao, the Feminine and Trading
Spotlight on Forex – EUR/USD

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