In December, the maker of aerospace equipment, elevators and air conditioners was awarded a $1.5 billion contract by the Pentagon to build Black Hawk and Medevac helicopters. The company is also a supplier of aviation parts for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Strength in overseas sales, which account for half of its total, helped drive revenue up 14.5% for the year, thanks to a weaker dollar. Profit rose 13.2% and beat expectations for the third year in a row. This past March, the company made a $2.63 billion takeover bid for ATM maker Diebold.