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U.S. Aerospace & Defense Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.3%
  • 3M-5.7%
  • 1Y8.1%
  • YTD10.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Aerospace & Defense industry has dropped 5.3%, driven by a decline by Raytheon Technologies of 7.3%. Meanwhile, Rocket Lab USA actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 9.0% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 8.1%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Aerospace & Defense Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 01 Dec 2021US$490.7bUS$286.3bUS$18.8b19.1x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021US$522.1bUS$285.7bUS$18.9b22.6x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021US$517.0bUS$284.5bUS$20.0b19.6x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021US$513.8bUS$284.4bUS$20.1b20.3x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021US$523.5bUS$282.8bUS$19.6b22.6x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021US$488.5bUS$276.1bUS$13.8b31.3x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021US$451.5bUS$280.9bUS$12.5b29.4x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020US$405.1bUS$276.9bUS$13.0b22.1x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020US$408.5bUS$272.7bUS$14.4b19.5x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020US$376.2bUS$267.6bUS$20.3b15.3x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020US$496.1bUS$253.8bUS$20.5b20.2x
Tue, 01 Oct 2019US$486.4bUS$254.5bUS$20.6b18.4x
Fri, 05 Jul 2019US$463.1bUS$255.8bUS$21.1b19.7x
Mon, 08 Apr 2019US$396.1bUS$259.9bUS$21.7b17.6x
Thu, 10 Jan 2019US$348.1bUS$220.3bUS$17.3b17.8x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$308.6bTotal Earnings: US$15.6bTotal Revenue: US$199.6b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry have grown 6.4% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Aerospace & Defense industry?

Aerospace and Defense-5.35%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Aerospace and Defense industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.9x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 17%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 12% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Aerospace and Defense industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 12% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

RKLB Rocket Lab USA9.0%+US$588.5m59.1%PS141.1x
ASTR Astra Space7.7%+US$201.5m10.7%PB6.5x
ACHR Archer Aviation6.2%+US$85.4mn/aPB2x
CDRE Cadre Holdings7.2%+US$46.8mn/aPE19.4x
ASLE AerSale4.3%+US$33.3m58.7%PE31.8x
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