There is a low diversification of 12 months returns within the aerospace & defense sector. Since July last year the sector is around 0 percent lower. Among the winners we find Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, HEICO and Mercury Systems. Relatively big losses are for Maxar Technologies, GomSpace AB and Velocity Composites.
The winners in this sector are the large caps, while smallcaps are mostly among the less performers.
Regarding the price/earnings-ratios we see a uniform palette. The microcaps are with the price/earnings-ratio of 21 the most expensive. The midcaps are the cheapest and trade at 18 times the earnings per share. Rolls-Royce Holdings, Chemring Group and Avon Rubber are the stocks with the highest ratios. Stocks with the lowest ratios are Triumph, Leonardo SpA and Spirit AeroSystems Holdings.
The sector's average dividend yield is with 1 percent relatively limited. Stocks now high dividend yields now are Avio SpA, Sogeclair SA and Lockheed Martin.
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