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U.S. Aerospace and Defense Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 29, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D6.5%
  • 3M1.9%
  • 1Y5.9%
  • YTD9.6%

In the last week, the Aerospace and Defense industry is up 6.5%, with Raytheon Technologies up 7.4%. During this same period, the Vertical Aerospace underperformed, falling 10.0%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 5.9%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 12% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 29 May 2022US$571.8bUS$283.0bUS$22.3b21.5x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022US$580.7bUS$284.0bUS$22.4b22.2x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022US$597.6bUS$288.2bUS$22.8b22.2x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022US$536.4bUS$287.5bUS$22.3b20x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022US$540.7bUS$286.0bUS$18.7b19.5x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021US$505.7bUS$285.9bUS$18.8b18.5x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021US$519.3bUS$286.3bUS$19.1b19.1x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021US$534.9bUS$284.5bUS$19.8b20.5x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021US$511.2bUS$284.6bUS$20.0b19.8x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021US$515.8bUS$284.4bUS$20.1b20.8x
Sun, 09 May 2021US$509.6bUS$276.6bUS$14.2b29.9x
Wed, 10 Feb 2021US$430.2bUS$274.6bUS$12.0b29.7x
Tue, 03 Nov 2020US$382.3bUS$275.2bUS$12.4b22.5x
Fri, 07 Aug 2020US$404.4bUS$273.0bUS$13.7b21.7x
Thu, 30 Apr 2020US$417.2bUS$269.3bUS$19.8b17.5x
Sun, 02 Feb 2020US$519.3bUS$263.0bUS$21.0b20.2x
Wed, 06 Nov 2019US$483.0bUS$254.6bUS$20.5b19.7x
Sat, 10 Aug 2019US$473.8bUS$255.9bUS$21.1b19.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$414.7bTotal Earnings: US$21.7bTotal Revenue: US$260.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Aerospace and Defense Industry Median PE3Y Average 22.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 22.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Aerospace and Defense industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 2.9% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Aerospace and Defense compare with similar industries?

US Market6.18%
Aerospace & Defense6.51%
Aerospace and Defense6.51%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
RTX Raytheon TechnologiesUS$96.717.4%
LMT Lockheed MartinUS$450.566.2%
BA BoeingUS$132.239.6%
NOC Northrop GrummanUS$470.766.2%
GD General DynamicsUS$226.516.1%
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