Jorge Valladares the Executive Vice President of TransDigm Group (TDG) Sold 9,750 Shares of the Company; 4 Analysts Are Bullish Astronics (ATRO) Last Week

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Among 6 analysts covering Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Astronics Corporation had 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of ATRO in report on Monday, December 11 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Thursday, January 19. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Canaccord Genuity. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, February 18 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 26 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 19 by SunTrust. Canaccord Genuity maintained Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) rating on Wednesday, August 16. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $34.0 target. The stock of Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, January 19. On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. See Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) latest ratings:

27/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $48 New Target: $50 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $44.0 Maintain
11/12/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0 Maintain

Shareholder, Jorge Valladares is the Transdigm Group Inc’s insider that unloaded shares of Transdigm Group Inc, 9,750 to be exact. Jorge Valladares’s shares were calculated based on a stock price per share $320.2, with the sale having an approx. value of $3,121,931 U.S Dollars. He also unloaded 3,250 shares worth total $997,184 USD in the last 30 days. For full analysis of this sale please open the Washington-based SEC’s report readily available here. Due to the size of the deal there is little chance that it will stay unseen. Jorge Valladares presently has ownership of 9,000 shares or 0.02% of Transdigm Group Inc’s market cap.

Analysts await TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $3.51 earnings per share, up 21.88% or $0.63 from last year’s $2.88 per share. TDG’s profit will be $183.21M for 22.81 P/E if the $3.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.43 actual earnings per share reported by TransDigm Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.44% EPS growth.

TransDigm Group Incorporated designs, produces, and supplies aircraft components in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.72 billion. The companyÂ’s Power & Control segment provides mechanical/electro-mechanical actuators and controls, ignition systems and engine technology, specialized pumps and valves, power conditioning devices, specialized AC/DC electric motors and generators, databus and power controls, hoists, winches and lifting devices, and cargo loading and handling systems. It has a 26.3 P/E ratio. This segment serves engine and power system and subsystem suppliers, airlines, third party maintenance suppliers, military buying agencies, and repair depots.

Among 20 analysts covering Transdigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Transdigm Group Incorporated has $382 highest and $3.25 lowest target. $300.02’s average target is -6.32% below currents $320.25 stock price. Transdigm Group Incorporated had 80 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 6 by Robert W. Baird. Canaccord Genuity maintained TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) on Wednesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $32000 target in Thursday, August 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. RBC Capital Markets initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $316 target in Thursday, January 12 report. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $290 target in Friday, February 9 report. The stock of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Bank of America. On Thursday, September 22 the stock rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Buy”.

The stock increased 3.57% or $11.03 during the last trading session, reaching $320.25. About 548,185 shares traded or 4.71% up from the average. TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) has risen 54.52% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.97% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 27 investors sold TransDigm Group Incorporated shares while 130 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 55.96 million shares or 1.17% less from 56.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 6,384 were reported by Amalgamated Bancorporation. Utd Serv Automobile Association has 0.01% invested in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Toronto Dominion Savings Bank reported 0.02% of its portfolio in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Primecap Management Ca has invested 0.04% in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Conning holds 880 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 0.05% or 67,381 shares in its portfolio. Valinor Mgmt L P owns 3.31% invested in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) for 407,546 shares. Fmr Limited Com has 0.03% invested in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Voya Inv Management Ltd Liability holds 29,714 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0% of its portfolio in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) for 4,100 shares. Westfield Capital Limited Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 239,765 shares. Rice Hall James & Associates Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Retirement Systems Of Alabama stated it has 23,419 shares. Barclays Pcl accumulated 36,346 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nomura Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) or 6,978 shares.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 10 selling transactions for $26.23 million activity. 1,347 shares were bought by Stein Kevin M, worth $399,774 on Thursday, February 22. Shares for $1.51 million were sold by Jones Roger on Monday, March 19. Laubenthal Raymond F sold $3.48M worth of stock. Another trade for 9,500 shares valued at $2.80M was sold by Howley W Nicholas. Peacock Douglas W had sold 15,900 shares worth $4.75 million on Friday, February 16. Shares for $997,184 were sold by Valladares Jorge. Henderson Robert S sold $3.11 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 5 investors sold Astronics Corporation shares while 45 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 19.21 million shares or 5.67% more from 18.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sei Invs holds 0% or 10,550 shares in its portfolio. Legal And General Group Inc Plc reported 5,347 shares. Intll Value Advisers Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.49% of its portfolio in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Ameritas Prtnrs holds 1,883 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Lc reported 0% stake. Credit Suisse Ag owns 33,797 shares. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 0% or 18,700 shares in its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Regions Finance Corp holds 0% or 121 shares in its portfolio. Fmr Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Loomis Sayles Lp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 329,444 shares. 33,811 were reported by California State Teachers Retirement Systems. Teacher Retirement Of Texas invested in 7,428 shares or 0% of the stock. The Illinois-based Hightower Advisors Limited has invested 0.01% in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Great West Life Assurance Can invested 0% of its portfolio in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO).

Astronics Corporation, through its subsidiaries, creates and makes products for the aerospace, defense, electronics, and semiconductor industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.07 billion. It operates in two divisions, Aerospace and Test Systems. It has a 56.67 P/E ratio. The Aerospace segment offers lighting and safety systems; electrical power generation, distribution, and motions systems; aircraft structures; avionics products; and system certification and other products.

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