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Issuer Ranking: Global Aerospace And Defense Companies, Strongest To Weakest Oct 09 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: Global Aerospace And Defense Companies, Strongest To Weakest Oct 09

  • ID: 1886632
  • October 2009
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AAR Corp.
  • BE Aerospace Inc.
  • DynCorp International LLC
  • Goodrich Corp.
  • L-3 Communications Corp.
  • Precision Castparts Corp.
  • MORE

Abstract
The global recession continues to weigh heavily on commercial aerospace manufacturers and their suppliers, especially those manufacturing business jets. Air travel has declined significantly in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and elsewhere. This has caused a sharp drop in aircraft orders and a cloudy outlook for deliveries, reversing a strong market upturn that occurred in recent years. (Listen to the related podcast titled, "More Turbulence Ahead For Commercial Aerospace Companies," dated Oct. 19, 2009.) Still, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services feels that there are some signs of stabilization, albeit subtle ones. There are indications that the economy has started to improve, from low levels, and the declines in air traffic are much smaller than a few months ago. Overall, though, we...

Standard and Poors RatingsXpress Credit Research provides in-depth coverage of international corporates, financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities, sovereigns and structured finance programs. RatingsXpress Credit Research lets users determine the credit rating of holdings and identify key factors underlying an issuer's creditworthiness, distinguishes the different risk exposures for new and existing deals, and provides an understanding of how their analysts interpret key regulatory, political and environmental events and their economic impact.

Research Type: Commentary
Criteria articles describe the thought process and methodology Standard & Poor's analysts use in determining ratings. These commentary pieces discuss both the quantitative (economic and financial) and qualitative (business analysis and caliber of management) aspects of the analysis, as well as legal issues.

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- Boeing Co.
- GenCorp Inc.
- General Dynamics Corp.
- Goodrich Corp.
- Kaman Corp.
- Moog Inc.
- Raytheon Co.
- Textron Inc.
- Hexcel Corp.
- BAE Systems PLC
- Finmeccanica SpA
- European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. N.V.
- AAR Corp.
- Sequa Corp.
- Thales S.A.
- Bombardier Inc.
- Orbital Sciences Corp.
- BE Aerospace Inc.
- Alliant Techsystems Inc.
- Lockheed Martin Corp.
- Northrop Grumman Corp.
- Communications & Power Industries Inc.
- L-3 Communications Corp.
- Precision Castparts Corp.
- DeCrane Aerospace Inc.
- TransDigm Inc.
- Rolls-Royce PLC
- Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
- Vought Aircraft Industries Inc.
- Rockwell Collins Inc.
- Esterline Technologies Corp.
- ARINC Inc.
- Heckler & Koch GmbH
- DynCorp International LLC
- AmeriQual Group LLC
- Spirit AeroSystems Inc.
- MTU Aero Engines Holding AG
- Embraer S.A.
- Atlantic Marine Holding Co.
- Hawker Beechcraft Inc.
- Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc.
- DAE Aviation Holdings Inc.
- Hunter Defense Technologies Inc.
- Colt Defense LLC

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