NASDAQ:ATRO - Astronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.82 +0.52 (+1.72 %) (As of 11/21/2018 11:54 AM ET)Previous Close$30.30Today's Range$30.23 - $30.8652-Week Range$27.56 - $49.45Volume987 shsAverage Volume176,330 shsMarket Capitalization$969.42 millionP/E Ratio24.44Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.96 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Astronics Corporation, through its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products for the aerospace, defense, electronics, and semiconductor industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Aerospace and Test Systems. The Aerospace segment offers lighting and safety systems; electrical power generation, distribution, and motions systems; aircraft structures; avionics products; system certification; and connectivity and other products. This segment serves airframe manufacturers (OEM) that build aircraft for the commercial, military, and general aviation markets; suppliers; and aircraft operators, such as airlines and branches of the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration and airport operators. The Test Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, and maintains automated test systems that support the semiconductor, aerospace, communications, and weapons test systems, as well as training and simulation devices for commercial and military applications. It serves OEMs and prime government contractors for electronics and military products. The company also provides cabin management and in-flight entertainment systems for a range of aircraft, as well as design consultancy services for the aerospace industry. Astronics Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in East Aurora, New York. Receive ATRO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ATRO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Aircraft parts & equipment, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense SectorAerospace Current SymbolNASDAQ:ATRO Previous Symbol CUSIP04643310 Webwww.astronics.com Phone716-805-1599 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70 Current Ratio3.11 Quick Ratio1.79 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.44 Forward P/E Ratio21.40 P/E Growth2.09 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$624.46 million Price / Sales1.59 Cash Flow$2.3437 per share Price / Cash13.15 Book Value$11.43 per share Price / Book2.70 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.25 Net Income$19.67 million Net Margins3.71% Return on Equity13.19% Return on Assets6.02% Miscellaneous Employees2,500 Outstanding Shares32,310,000Market Cap$969.42 million OptionableNot Optionable Astronics (NASDAQ:ATRO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Astronics' stock symbol? Astronics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ATRO." How will Astronics' stock buyback program work? Astronics declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, December 18th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Astronics' earnings last quarter? Astronics Co. (NASDAQ:ATRO) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.05. The aerospace company earned $212.67 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $208.59 million. Astronics had a net margin of 3.71% and a return on equity of 13.19%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 42.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.21 earnings per share. View Astronics' Earnings History. When is Astronics' next earnings date? Astronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Astronics. What guidance has Astronics issued on next quarter's earnings? Astronics issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $790-800 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $798.71 million.Astronics also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to EPS. What price target have analysts set for ATRO? 3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Astronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Astronics' stock price to reach $40.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Astronics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Astronics? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Astronics in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Astronics. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Astronics stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Astronics stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Astronics Corporation is a manufacturer of specialized lighting and electronics for the cockpit, cabin and exteriors of military, commercial transport and private business jet aircraft. A major lighting and electronics supplier to the aircraft industry, its strategy is to expand from a components and subsystems supplier to an aircraft lighting systems integrator, increasing the value and content it provides to various aircraft platforms. Luminescent Systems Inc. is Astronics' primary operating subsidiary which produces its aerospace and defense products. " (10/8/2018) 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We believe the Test segment provided ~$0.10 of the upside in the quarter relative to our expectations. Surprisingly, all of the top-line increase in the Test segment was in the semiconductor market, with A&D test sales down in the quarter." (8/3/2018) Has Astronics been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ATRO stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Astronics earned a daily sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Astronics' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Astronics include Rockwell Collins (COL), TransDigm Group (TDG), Spirit AeroSystems (SPR), Elbit Systems (ESLT), Nabtesco (NCTKF), Senior (SNIRF) and Ducommun (DCO). Who are Astronics' key executives? Astronics' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Peter J. Gundermann, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)Mr. David C. Burney, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO & Sec. (Age 55)Mr. James S. Kramer, Exec. VP (Age 54)Mr. Mark A. Peabody, Exec. VP (Age 59)Mr. James F. Mulato, Pres of Astronics Test Systems Inc (Age 57) Who are Astronics' major shareholders? Astronics' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.96%), FMR LLC (8.30%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.79%), ACK Asset Management LLC (3.50%) and NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (2.58%). Company insiders that own Astronics stock include James S Kramer, Mark Peabody, Peter J Gundermann and Robert J Mckenna. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Astronics. Which institutional investors are selling Astronics stock? ATRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Paradice Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp and ACK Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Astronics company stock in the last year include James S Kramer, Mark Peabody, Peter J Gundermann and Robert J Mckenna. View Insider Buying and Selling for Astronics. Which institutional investors are buying Astronics stock? ATRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Redhawk Wealth Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Astronics. How do I buy shares of Astronics? Shares of ATRO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Astronics' stock price today? One share of ATRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.82. How big of a company is Astronics? Astronics has a market capitalization of $969.42 million and generates $624.46 million in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $19.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis. Astronics employs 2,500 workers across the globe. What is Astronics' official website? The official website for Astronics is http://www.astronics.com. How can I contact Astronics? Astronics' mailing address is 130 COMMERCE WAY, EAST AURORA NY, 14052. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 716-805-1599 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Astronics (NASDAQ ATRO)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 300 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 236 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 536MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Astronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ATRO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ATRO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the quiet period?