Media headlines about Transdigm Group (NYSE:TDG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Transdigm Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.3400809853741 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Transdigm Group (TDG) traded up $1.15 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $275.15. The stock had a trading volume of 476,828 shares, compared to its average volume of 790,600. Transdigm Group has a 52 week low of $203.72 and a 52 week high of $295.00. The company has a market cap of $14,130.44, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.83, a P/E/G ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.86, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 2.45.
Transdigm Group (NYSE:TDG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The aerospace company reported $3.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.18 by $0.30. Transdigm Group had a negative return on equity of 30.13% and a net margin of 12.44%. The company had revenue of $923.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $959.77 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.29 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Transdigm Group will post 12.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, CEO W Nicholas Howley sold 63,776 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $268.60, for a total transaction of $17,130,233.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Michael Graff sold 1,872 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $278.92, for a total value of $522,138.24. Following the sale, the director now owns 9,482 shares in the company, valued at $2,644,719.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 98,648 shares of company stock worth $26,299,932. Corporate insiders own 10.52% of the company’s stock.
About Transdigm Group
TransDigm Group Incorporated is a designer, producer and supplier of engineered aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft in service. The Company operates through three segments: Power & Control, Airframe and Non-aviation. The Power & Control segment includes operations that primarily develop, produce and market systems and components that provide power to or control power of the aircraft utilizing electronic, fluid, power and mechanical motion control technologies.
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