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Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) is scheduled to announce its Q114 earnings results on Friday, August 1st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.68 per share and revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has set its FY14 guidance at $2.50-2.65 EPS.Individual interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) last announced its earnings results on Friday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.43. The company had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 19.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Spirit AeroSystems Holdings to post $2.95 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.02 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) opened at 33.37 on Thursday. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has a 1-year low of $22.25 and a 1-year high of $35.89. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.77 and its 200-day moving average is $31.32. The company’s market cap is $4.829 billion. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings also was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,122,153 shares, an increase of 96.2% from the June 30th total of 1,081,598 shares. Currently, 1.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 867,086 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days.

SPR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 11th. They now have a $39.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00. On the ratings front, analysts at Sterne Agee upgraded shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $35.00. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.74.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc (NYSE:SPR) is an independent non- original equipment manufacturer (OEM) aircraft parts designers and manufacturers of commercial aerostructures.

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