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Analysts at Davidson lifted their target price on shares of Esterline Technologies Corp. (NYSE:ESL) to $105.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, ARN reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Davidson’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 2.95% from the company’s current price.

In other Esterline Technologies Corp. news, VP Marcia Mason sold 8,400 shares of Esterline Technologies Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $101.42, for a total transaction of $851,928.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 3,271 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $331,745. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Esterline Technologies Corp. (NYSE:ESL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 5th. The company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.79 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $534.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $551.48 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.97 earnings per share. Esterline Technologies Corp.’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Esterline Technologies Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, January 1st. They now have a $100.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Esterline Technologies Corp. from $85.00 to $90.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, December 6th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of Esterline Technologies Corp. from $83.00 to $90.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 3rd. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $95.88.

Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) is a manufacturing company serving aerospace and defense customers.

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