StockCall Study on Smith & Wesson, Rockwell Collins, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman

LONDON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Earlier this month, lawmakers in Washington D.C. failed to reach a deal on reducing U.S.'s fiscal deficit. As a result, the Sequester or automatic spending cuts worth $85 billion took effect on March 1. Nearly half of the spending cuts will be made in defense, which will have a significant impact on the topline of companies such as Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SWHC), Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). On Wednesday, aerospace and defense stocks ended mostly higher, tracking gains in the broad market. StockCall free coverage on SWHC, COL, RTN, and NOC is available upon registration at

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Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation's shares rallied in trading on Wednesday, extending its gains for the week. The stock closed 2.55% higher at $9.66, taking its gains for the week to nearly 4.90%. The company's shares have outperformed the broad market so far in 2013, gaining more than 14.40%, compared to a gain of nearly 9.30% for the S&P 500. The stock is now trading close to $9.75 resistance level. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, which is a bullish signal. Recent volume activity further confirms the upbeat trend. Download the free technical research on SWHC by signing up at

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Shares of Rockwell Collins Inc. edged higher in yesterday's trading session; however, the gains were limited. The stock ended the day 0.42% higher at $63.82 after hitting a 52-week high of $64.16. Rockwell Collins' shares have had an excellent run this year, gaining more than 10.20%. The stock has seen a series of higher highs over the past few trading sessions, which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. The stock is also trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register now and get access to the free analysis on COL at

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Shares of Raytheon Company struggled on Wednesday even as the broad market rallied. The stock ended the day 0.18% lower at $57 after touching an intra-day high of $58. The company's shares have fallen more than 1.60% for the week. The stock has underperformed the broad market in 2013 so far, falling nearly 1%. Shares are currently facing stiff resistance at around $58.50. The stock's MACD chart suggests that market sentiment is currently bearish on the stock. The stock is still trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Sign up and read the complimentary report on RTN at

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Shares of Northrop Grumman Corp. posted modest gains in trading on Wednesday. The stock rose to an intra-day high of $68.99 before finishing the day 0.29% higher at $68.64. However, the stock is still down 0.23% for the week. Year-to-date, the company's shares have gained a little over 2.40%, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained nearly 9.30% for the year so far. In recent trading sessions, though, the company's shares have seen a series of highs. The stock's MACD is also trading above the signal line and the zero-line, which is a bullish signal. The free report on NOC can be downloaded by signing up now at

http://www.StockCall.com/NOC032113.pdf

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