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Drexel Hamilton Starts Textron (TXT) at Buy; Active Management That Executes

April 25, 2012 7:40 AM EDT Send to a Friend
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Price: $36.70 -0.84%

Rating Summary:
    10 Buy, 7 Hold, 0 Sell

Rating Trend: Up Up

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 20 | Down: 27 | New: 8
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Drexel Hamilton initiates coverage on Textron (NYSE: TXT) with a Buy. PT $31.00.

Analyst, Peter J. Skibitski, said, "We believe the risk-return profile for the firm is compelling given the operating leverage available to a business jet recovery...Despite mixed signals from the leading indicators we watch for the business jet market, we think greater sales coverage, a leaner organization and a slightly higher international focus will allow TXT to grow Citation jet sales in 2012."

"Over the last 10 years TXT has tended to trade at a ~2 point premium to the S&P 500, and combining a 15.5x PE multiple with our 2012 EPS forecast of $1.98 yields a $31 target price, worthy of investor attention at the current trading price."

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Shares of Textron closed at $26.64 yesterday.




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