NASDAQ:ATRO - Astronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.67 +0.34 (+1.12 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$30.33Today's Range$30.34 - $31.0052-Week Range$27.56 - $47.55Volume96,500 shsAverage Volume111,146 shsMarket Capitalization$974.59 millionP/E Ratio24.48Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.78 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 Phone716-805-1599Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70 Current Ratio3.11 Quick Ratio1.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.48 Forward P/E Ratio21.30 P/E Growth1.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$624.46 million Price / Sales1.59 Cash Flow$2.32 per share Price / Cash Flow13.22 Book Value$11.78 per share Price / Book2.60Profitability 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 Shares32,314,000Market Cap$974.59 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, December 18th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Astronics' earnings last quarter? Astronics Co. (NASDAQ:ATRO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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%. Astronics's revenue was up 42.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.21 EPS. 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 updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share 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? 2 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Astronics' stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Astronics' share price to reach $38.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Astronics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Astronics? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Astronics in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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. " (1/3/2019) 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? News articles about ATRO stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Astronics earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the aerospace company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.43%) and Tealwood Asset Management Inc. (0.21%). 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 major investors are buying Astronics stock? ATRO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc. and Tealwood Asset Management 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 $30.67. How big of a company is Astronics? Astronics has a market capitalization of $974.59 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: 303 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 242 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 545MarketBeat'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. 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