Shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPR) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the twenty-two research firms that are covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and fourteen have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $54.20.

Several research firms recently issued reports on SPR. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research report on Friday, November 4th. Vetr lowered Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Standpoint Research restated a “buy” rating on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Vertical Group cut Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective for the company in a report on Saturday, November 5th.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 1.1% in the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 6,350 shares of the company’s stock worth $283,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC raised its stake in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 1.3% in the second quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 10,445 shares of the company’s stock worth $449,000 after buying an additional 138 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. raised its stake in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 5.4% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 3,831 shares of the company’s stock worth $165,000 after buying an additional 196 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 7.5% in the third quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,979 shares of the company’s stock valued at $132,000 after buying an additional 208 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bailard Inc. raised its stake in shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 0.6% in the second quarter. Bailard Inc. now owns 37,260 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,602,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) opened at 54.50 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $7.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.00 and a beta of 1.26. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $48.32 and its 200 day moving average price is $45.84. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings has a 12-month low of $40.03 and a 12-month high of $55.32.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.09. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings had a return on equity of 29.92% and a net margin of 7.32%. The business had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.64 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.89 EPS. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Spirit Aerosystems Holdings will post $4.58 EPS for the current year.

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 a supplier of aero-structures to The Boeing Company (Boeing) and Airbus SAS (Airbus). The Company operates through three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems and Wing Systems.

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