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TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG) CFO Gregory Rufus sold 12,500 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.60, for a total transaction of $595,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 5,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $238,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG) traded up 1.07% on Wednesday, hitting $171.00. 326,420 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. TransDigm Group has a 52-week low of $134.48 and a 52-week high of $198.29. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $183.7 and a 200-day moving average of $174.. The company has a market cap of $9.050 billion and a P/E ratio of 49.05.

TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.92 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $590.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $585.54 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.74 earnings per share. TransDigm Group’s revenue was up 26.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that TransDigm Group will post $7.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a special dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, June 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $25.00 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 12th.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TDG shares. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of TransDigm Group in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $190.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $200.00. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital cut their price target on shares of TransDigm Group from $188.00 to $170.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of TransDigm Group in a research note on Thursday, May 22nd. They now have a $194.00 price target on the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. TransDigm Group has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $186.71.

TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG), is a global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft in service.

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