Diversified Industrial

Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) (Q3FY23) – “Hold” rating amidst improving industry tailwinds

Huntington Ingalls In Q3FY23, free cash flows totalled $244mn, contrasting with the $482mn reported in the corresponding period of the previous year. This decline was predominantly attributed to an enhancement in cash from operating activities.
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The company remains committed to its capital deployment strategy and leveraged its strong balance sheet in the third quarter by allocating $2bn to dividends, mergers and acquisitions, growth capital expenditures, and share repurchases.
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