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June 20, 2011 08:36 ET

Equity Research on Textron Inc. and United Technologies Corp. -- Conglomerates See Ups and Downs in Aviation

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Conglomerates industry and has completed analytical research on Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

It can be difficult to find trends that pertain to the entire conglomerates sector because of its exposure, by definition, to so many different parts of the economy. Nonetheless, here are a few pieces of news that investors interested in aviation-facing conglomerates may find useful. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Conglomerates industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Conglomerates industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Textron Inc. and United Technologies Corp.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Companies operating in the jet-engine market are expecting strong demand for more fuel efficient engines. The steep price of oil has motivated plane makers to purchase newer and more economic jet engines in order to protect their margins. The competition for this new demand should be fierce, however, as conglomerates like General Electric and United Technologies Corp. battle to win contracts. United Technologies Corp. research report is available for free by signing up now at

While the commercial sector should be strong for aviation, the shrinking U.S. Defense Budget could pose problems in both the short- and long-term for companies that sell aircraft to the military. The House Appropriations Committee recently slashed the fiscal 2012 defense budget by $9 billion in an effort towards balancing the overall national budget. This impacted funding to several different classes of aircraft, including some made by Textron Inc.'s Bell Helicopter Unit. While the budget cuts are not exactly monstrous in the short-term, the overall defense budget being $649 billion, it does signal a desire of the government to rein in military spending. For conglomerates that derive revenues from military contracts, this could be a significant long-term headwind. Textron Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

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