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Research and Markets: Lockheed Martin Corporation - SWOT Analysis Report Reveals the Company Generated about US$ 42.73 Billion as Revenues in 2008.

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta.
 Corporation-SWOT Analysis" company profile to their offering.

Lockheed Martin is the world's largest defence contractor by revenues. The company is a leading aerospace manufacturer and producer of global security and advanced technology systems. Lockheed Martin was formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed with Martin Marietta Martin Marietta Corporation was founded in 1961 through the merger of The Martin Company and American-Marietta Corporation. The combined company became a leader in aggregates, cement, chemicals, aerospace, and electronics.  and generated about US$ 42.73 billion as revenues in 2008. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland Bethesda is an urbanized, but unincorporated, area in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just Northwest of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a church located there, the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, built in 1820 and rebuilt in 1850, which in turn took its name from  and generates about 83% of its total revenues by selling advanced systems & technologies to the US Government.

SWOT Analysis SWOT Analysis

A tool that identifies the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of an organization.
 is a framework used extensively for an assessment of the internal as well as external business environment as part of the strategic or corporate planning process. The framework generates a snapshot (1) A saved copy of memory including the contents of all memory bytes, hardware registers and status indicators. It is periodically taken in order to restore the system in the event of failure.

(2) A saved copy of a file before it is updated.
 of the firm's strengths & weaknesses as part of internal environment assessment and opportunities & threats as part of the external environment assessment that aids strategic decision making.

The analysis will be essential for those having strategic interest in the company's operations.

This SWOT analysis of the Lockheed Martin Corporation will be useful for:

* Strategic decision making process at any level

* Assessment & evaluation of the firm's responsiveness to the external environment

* Identifying areas where strategic changes & improvements are necessary

* To assess the firm's change readiness

* Insights into the potential upcoming strategic changes at the firm & market level

* Assessment of the firm's strategies

Key Topics Covered:

Business Snapshot:

a) Founded b) Headquartered c) Business Segments d) Products & Services Portfolio e) Key Competitors f) Employees g) Revenues h) Market Capitalization Market Capitalization

A measure of a public company's size. Market capitalization is the total dollar value of all outstanding shares. It's calculated by multiplying the number of shares times the current market price. This term is often referred to as market cap.
 i) Geographic Locations j) Key Management Officials k) Shareholding Structure l) Ratings

SWOT Analysis:

* Sources of Strengths

* Areas of Improvements

* Opportunities to Capitalize on Cap´i`tal`ize on`   

v. t. 1. To turn (an opportunity) to one's advantage; to take advantage of (a situation); to profit from; as, to capitalize on an opponent's mistakes s>.

* Threats to Counter or Overcome

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