|Bid||162.96 x 1300|
|Ask||164.18 x 1200|
|Day's range||163.40 - 165.63|
|52-week range||136.44 - 279.71|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.90|
|PE ratio (TTM)||11.29|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.56 (2.77%)|
|Ex-dividend date||25 Nov 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
Per the deal terms, Huntington's (HII) Newport News division will also provide continued design support efforts, as well as the construction and delivery of six module sections for each of the first two Columbia-class submarines.
Of all the large prime defense contractors -- companies that make the planes, ships, and tanks for the U.S. military -- Huntington Ingalls Industries stands out for all the wrong reasons these days. The company's stock has underperformed both the markets and other defense contractors, trailing the S&P 500 by more than 65 percentage points over the past three years. Huntington Ingalls, one of the Navy's two primary shipbuilders, is certainly more affordable than some of its rivals.
Better-than-expected Q3 performance of defense players over the past five trailing sessions and Wall Street's surge on successful vaccine trial data boosted share price performance of defense companies.