Last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris were yet another reminder of the way in which the Western world has changed. No matter what Western leaders do or do not do in reaction to the current and future attacks, public and private organizations will take steps to ensure security is maintained and future attacks are thwarted, if possible.
When investing, you are in a sense voting for the services and goods you believe will thrive (be demanded). As the West is dragged further into a war with radical Islam and other malcontents, the need for terrorism deterrents and solutions will be needed within the communities and cities we live in.
Here are some public traded companies that are working to provide anti-terrorism solutions.
- American Science & Engineering (ASEI) – X-ray equipment specifically used by homeland security.
- FLIR Systems (FLIR) – Manufactures and distributes thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems and advanced threat-detection solutions.
- Analogic Corporation (ALOG) – Is in the business of making and marketing security technology products, explosive detection systems, and weapon and threat detection aviation security systems, in addition to their medical imaging business.
For a more extensive list of anti-technology stocks, see http://wallstreetnewsnetwork.com/AntiTerrorismStocks.xls