Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) – Research analysts at Seaport Global Securities dropped their FY2018 EPS estimates for shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings in a report issued on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst J. Sullivan now expects that the aerospace company will post earnings per share of $5.29 for the year, down from their prior estimate of $5.59.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.17. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings had a return on equity of 29.36% and a net margin of 6.91%. The company earned $1.69 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.67 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.29 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year.

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Earnings History and Estimates for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR)

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on SPR. Barclays PLC lifted their price target on Spirit AeroSystems Holdings from $62.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, March 20th. Standpoint Research cut Spirit AeroSystems Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings in a research note on Friday. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $64.00 price target on shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings in a research note on Friday, January 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Spirit AeroSystems Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $60.79.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) opened at 53.93 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $6.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.21 and a beta of 1.33. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has a 1-year low of $41.27 and a 1-year high of $62.90. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $57.04 and a 200 day moving average price of $57.22.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 10th. Investors of record on Monday, June 19th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings’s payout ratio is 10.84%.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Scopia Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings during the third quarter valued at $564,617,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $116,814,000. LSV Asset Management boosted its stake in shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings by 85.6% in the first quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 3,159,715 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $183,010,000 after buying an additional 1,457,025 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $72,764,000. Finally, Two Sigma Investments LP boosted its stake in shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings by 921.2% in the fourth quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP now owns 939,302 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $54,808,000 after buying an additional 847,324 shares during the last quarter.

About Spirit AeroSystems Holdings

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc is a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM), aircraft parts designer and manufacturer of commercial aero-structures. The Company is also a supplier of aero-structures. The Company operates through three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems and Wing Systems.

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