Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.21 per share for the quarter. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings has set its FY17 guidance at $4.60-4.85 EPS.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The aerospace company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.17. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings had a return on equity of 28.51% and a net margin of 6.46%. The company had revenue of $1.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.67 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.29 earnings per share. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings’s revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Spirit Aerosystems Holdings to post $4.82 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5.21 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) opened at 60.93 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $7.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.18 and a beta of 1.35. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $58.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $57.55. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $42.26 and a 12-month high of $62.90.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 19th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.66%. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 11.20%.

In related news, Director Richard A. Gephardt sold 4,247 shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.00, for a total value of $246,326.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,964 shares in the company, valued at approximately $113,912. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.28% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have commented on the company. UBS AG raised Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. BidaskClub raised Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $66.00 price target (down previously from $67.00) on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $68.00 price target on Spirit Aerosystems Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $74.00 price target on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $62.93.

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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.

Earnings History for Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR)

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