Why Raytheon Surged, Boeing Slumped, and Lockheed Martin Rocked -- Then Rolled -- This Week

By Fool.com

This week was a big week for investors in America's defense industry, as market giants Raytheon , Boeing , and Lockheed Martin all reported their earnings for the second financial quarter of the year.

Their results, as the saying goes, were "mixed." Which of these stocks popped, which dropped, and where will they go next? That's the question we tackle in our weekend slideshow, below.

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If you're a shareholder in any of these three companies, or even just considering buying one or more of their stocks, you owe it to yourself to find out what's going on. In the short slideshow below, we'll lay it out all out for you. Take a quick look now, and make sure to tune back in at the end for our special free report.

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