Aviation Week Ranks Cubic Among Top $1B-$5B Aerospace, Defense Firms

Aviation Week magazine has named Cubic Corp. as a top performing aerospace and defense company over the last five years, the company announced Tuesday.

The magazine listed the company as second in the $1 billion to $5 billion revenue category for this year.

Last year, the company took the top spot on the list and rated number three over the five-year period.

In fiscal year 2009, the San Diego-based firm reported revenue of more than $1 billion for the first time, the company said.

Independent aerospace and defense analysts helped the magazine compile the list, using metrics in return on invested capital, earnings momentum, asset management and financial health.

Participating companies were ranked in four performance areas including return on invested capital, earnings momentum, asset management and financial health.

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