What Should Investors Know About Spirit Aerosystems (SPR) Stock?

Spirit Aerosystems moved -4.8% this evening session, trading between a high of $17.5 and a low of $16.635 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $17.53 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $29.13.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and marketing of commercial aerostructures worldwide. The mid-cap military/government/technical company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 0.1%. Spirit Aerosystems has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of -8.07, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of -2.1.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.07. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Overview of the Company's Gross Margins:

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-17 5,029,600 -4,981,000 1 133.33
2022-02-15 3,953,000 -4,070,800 -3 76.92
2021-02-25 3,404,800 -3,845,500 -13 -192.86
2020-02-28 7,863,100 -6,786,400 14 -6.67
2019-02-08 7,222,000 -6,135,900 15 36.36
2018-02-09 6,983,000 -6,195,300 11

Spirit Aerosystems's 4.2% average gross margins are thinner than the 16.69% average of the Defense industry, implying that the firm might be lacking in competitivity.

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