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Returns, Ratios and Quant Signal Review For BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.), Smith & Nephew plc (LSE:SN.

Placing BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.) shares under the microscope we note that the firm has a current Return on Equity of 0.130098. Simply put, this ratio determines how well the firm uses investment funds to generate profit. This ratio is often considered “the mother of all ratios” as it often reveals how well a company is operating.When it comes to setting up a winning stock portfolio…

Roadside bombs wounds 8 in southwest Pakistan | World

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) Pakistani officials say two roadside bombs blasts have wounded eight people in the country's southwestern Baluchistan province.Officer Shams Uddin of the Levies Force said Sunday that the convoy of the force's senior officer Abdul Malik was targeted in Pishin district with a roadside bomb planted in a motorcycle.

The largest defense companies on the globe, revealed

Find out from Defense News Executive Editor Jill Aitoro as we reveal the Defense News Top 100 list. People like lists. And certainly, there are plenty of lists to come by in our space some are based on contract awards, some are based on total revenue. To quote a really terrible proverb, there are many ways to skin a cat.
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Dominion Midstream LP (DM) Shareholder A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Lifted Stake by $1.84 Million

A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Dominion Midstream Lp (DM) by 84.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc bought 108,450 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.11% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 236,500 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3…

Somalia's Puntland region elects new president

One of Somalias semi-autonomous regions on Tuesday witnessed a peaceful transfer of power, following a hotly contested presidential election that ousted the incumbent Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas in the first round of voting.Said Abdullahi Deni, who is likely to continue Puntlands close cooperation with the United States, defeated his closest rival, Asad Osman Abdullahi.

Security personnel at German airports continue protest strikes

Security staff at three airports across Germany went on strike again Thursday for better pay and working conditions. Security personnel at Stuttgart, Cologne/Bonn and Düsseldorf airports took part in the all-day protest strike. Protest strikes had already taken place at Berlin Tegel and Schoenefeld on Monday. A further strike by security is expected to disrupt flights Tuesday at Frankfurt Airport…

Japan and France agree to hold new maritime dialogue by year-end

BREST, FRANCE - The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and France affirmed on Friday the launch of a new bilateral framework to discuss maritime security and environmental issues amid China’s growing assertiveness, with the first meeting likely to be held by the end of the year.In a joint communique released after the “two plus two” security talks in the French northwest coastal city of Brest…
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2 firefighters killed in Paris bakery blast; dozens injured

Video By ReutersPARIS (AP) French authorities said two firefighters were killed and 47 people injured in a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday that blasted out windows and overturned cars.Firefighters pulled injured victims from windows and evacuated residents as smoke…

As govt eyes Hanjin strategic investor, ex-Navy chief frets over national security

Investors from China, other countries have shown interestMANILA—Local trade officials on Friday said they are ready to assist downturn-hit Hanjin Philippines in finding a so-called white knight investor.Two Chinese companies have inquired about the local unit of the South Korean shipbuilder, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).However…

BAE Systems’ (BAESF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of BAE Systems (OTCMKTS:BAESF) in a research note released on Tuesday morning.Separately, Raymond James raised BAE Systems to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, November 9th.Shares of OTCMKTS BAESF opened at $6.30 on Tuesday. BAE Systems has a twelve month low of $5.60 and a twelve month high of $8.98.

China has built an antenna five times the size of New York but at what risk?

China has built a giant experimental radio antenna on a piece of land almost five times the size of New York City, according to researchers involved in the highly controversial project. The Wireless Electromagnetic Method (WEM) project took 13 years to build but researchers said that it was finally ready to emit extremely low frequency radio waves, also known as ELF waves.

Outlook for Aerospace-Defense Stocks Remains Encouraging

The Zacks Aerospace-Defense industry comprises firms that primarily design and manufacture heavy-built products like commercial as well as military jets and helicopters, tankers and other combat vehicles, missiles, combatant ships as well as auxiliary ships, submarines, bombs, guns, space transportation vehicles, military…

Turkish navy to conduct its most extensive drill so far

The Turkish Naval Forces are preparing for the most extensive maritime drill in the Republic's history. The drill, "Blue Homeland," will put on display an array of new naval weapons and warships.Frigates, submarines, MLGEM corvettes, amphibious crafts, marines as well as Turkey's indigenous Bayraktar and ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and jet fighters will participate in the drill.

A Missile Container Navy Would be Six Times More Cost Effective – NextBigFuture.com

The US Navy is considering converting available merchant ships into missile-armed Navy ships. They would be able to make 15-20 merchant ships for the cost of one destroyer. The merchant missile ships would have 450-600 missiles versus 90 on one destroyer.Offensive and defensive missiles are one of the main metrics for how…

Oil tanker explosions and market fires, remnants of greed and unresponsive leadership

It is particularly infuriating to accept that quite a number of the world’s wildest man-made fires seem to be from Africa. As if to compete, fire incidents of various degrees have rocked almost every country in Africa with a large percentage of them, resulting from fuel tank explosions.Hardly a year passes without news of roads…

dynaCERT Announces New CFO

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- dynaCERT Inc. (TSX VENTURE: DYA) (OTCQB: DYFSF) (FRA: DMJ) (dynaCERT or the Company) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Carmelo Marrelli as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Marrelli is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA…

VOLVO AB/ADR (VLVLY) and General Motors (GM) Financial Analysis

VOLVO AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:VLVLY) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) are both large-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Risk and VolatilityVOLVO AB/ADR has a beta of 1.33…

BAE awarded $78.8M by Navy to modernize USS Shoup

Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Maintenance and modernization of the USS Shoup will be performed by BAE Systems though a $78.8 million contract, the company announced on Wednesday.Work to modernize the Shoup, an Arleigh Burke-class, or DDG, guided missile destroyer, will take place at BAE's facilities in San Diego.The Pentagon had in early December announced work on the Shoup would be completed by February 2020…

Resolution to help women in maritime sector filed

MANILA, PhilippinesAs part of its efforts to work for the interests of Filipino seafarers, Angkla party list formally filed a resolution in the House of Representatives, urging the Departments of Labor and Transportation to aid in advancing the global seafaring careers of undervalued Filipino women mariners.Spearheaded by Angkla Partylist Rep.

Sierra Leone News: Non-tax revenue hits all-time high of Le775bn in 2018 Awoko Newspaper

Commissioner General NRA – Samuel JibaoNon-Tax Revenue (NTR) figures for at the end of December 2018 have more than doubled mainly due to the implementation of the Treasury Single Accounts (TSA). In 2017, NTR collected was Le386 billion (Le386,696 billion), but this has more than doubled at end 2018 to Le775 billion (Le775…