Esterline Technologies Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:ESL)

About Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)

Esterline Technologies Corporation logoEsterline Technologies Corporation is a specialized manufacturing company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets engineered products and systems for application within the industries it serves. The Company operates through three segments: Avionics & Controls, Sensors & Systems, and Advanced Materials. The Company serves aerospace and defense customers. The Company's Avionics & Controls business segment includes avionics systems, control and communication systems, and interface technologies capabilities. The Company's Sensors & Systems business segment includes power systems, connection technologies and advanced sensors capabilities. The Company's Advanced Materials business segment includes engineered materials and defense technologies capabilities. The Company designs and manufactures ruggedized military personal communication equipment, primarily headsets, handsets and field communications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Symbol: NYSE:ESL
  • CUSIP: 29742510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.81165 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,974,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $90.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $91.79
  • 52 Week Range: $69.85 - $102.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.19
  • P/E Growth: 2.18
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.44
  • Book Value: $57.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
  • EBITDA: $312.43 million
  • Net Margins: 6.65%
  • Return on Equity: 9.18%
  • Return on Assets: 5.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 3.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.92%
  • Average Volume: 172,109 shs.
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Short Ratio: 3.87

Frequently Asked Questions for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)

What is Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock symbol?

Esterline Technologies Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESL."

How were Esterline Technologies Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $503.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $522.38 million. Esterline Technologies Corporation had a net margin of 6.65% and a return on equity of 9.18%. Esterline Technologies Corporation's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.38 earnings per share. View Esterline Technologies Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Esterline Technologies Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Esterline Technologies Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 9th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Esterline Technologies Corporation.

What guidance has Esterline Technologies Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Esterline Technologies Corporation issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.50-4.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.93. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.04 billion.

Where is Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock going? Where will Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Esterline Technologies Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate Esterline Technologies Corporation's share price to reach $92.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Who are some of Esterline Technologies Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Esterline Technologies Corporation's key executives?

Esterline Technologies Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Curtis C. Reusser, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Robert D. George, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Development
  • Paul Patrick Benson, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Marcia J. Mason, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Roger Alan Ross, Executive Vice President, President - Sensors and Systems Segment
  • Albert S. Yost, Executive Vice President, President, Advanced Materials and Avionics & Controls
  • Paul V. Haack, Lead Independent Director
  • Michael J. Covey, Director
  • Michael J. Cave, Independent Director
  • Delores M. Etter Ph.D., Independent Director

Who owns Esterline Technologies Corporation stock?

Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.69%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.07%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Esterline Technologies Corporation stock include Albert S Yost, First Pacific Advisors, Llc, Gary J Posner, Hawkeye Fund Fpa, Robert David George and Select Drawdown Fund LP Fpa. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Who sold Esterline Technologies Corporation stock? Who is selling Esterline Technologies Corporation stock?

Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and State Treasurer State of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold Esterline Technologies Corporation stock in the last year include Albert S Yost, First Pacific Advisors, Llc, Gary J Posner, Hawkeye Fund Fpa, Robert David George and Select Drawdown Fund LP Fpa. View Insider Buying and Selling for Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Who bought Esterline Technologies Corporation stock? Who is buying Esterline Technologies Corporation stock?

Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC and Alpha Windward LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Esterline Technologies Corporation.

How do I buy Esterline Technologies Corporation stock?

Shares of Esterline Technologies Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Esterline Technologies Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Esterline Technologies Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.35.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE ESL)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  230 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $92.67 (3.82% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Price Target History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Analysts' Ratings History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/12/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$93.00LowView Rating Details
8/10/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$86.00 -> $75.00MediumView Rating Details
8/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$92.00 -> $90.00LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$106.00 -> $100.00HighView Rating Details
8/15/2016Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> Buy$86.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Earnings by Quarter for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE ESL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2017$1.58N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q3 2017$1.30$1.08$522.38 million$503.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q2 2017$0.91$1.20$491.74 million$509.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q117$0.47$0.82$447.17 million$457.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q416$1.59$1.96$522.13 million$543.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q3$1.28$1.38$490.37 million$517.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q2$0.95$0.92$466.11 million$490.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q116$1.02$0.62$481.32 million$441.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q415$0.99$1.33$343.14 million$349.63 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/3/2015Q3$1.42$1.33$531.40 million$496.22 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/4/2015Q215$1.33$1.20$526.23 million$500.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q115$1.36$0.98$485.90 million$446.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/11/2014Q4$1.87$1.82$556.50 million$548.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/4/2014Q314$1.40$1.38$516.60 million$531.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q214$1.32$1.28$521.48 million$529.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q114$1.05$1.08$472.02 million$504.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/5/2013Q4$1.79$2.07$551.48 million$534.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q3 2013$1.53$1.65$505.90 million$478.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q2 2013$1.22$1.12$507.07 million$499.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q1 2013$0.60$0.69$467.07 million$458.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/6/20121.97$1.97$530.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/30/2012Q312$1.13$1.12$488.00 million$485.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2012$1.31$1.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2012$0.62$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2011$1.18$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2011$1.22$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/1/2011$1.10$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.65$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/9/2010$1.20$1.60$411.08 million$430.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.43
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.23
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.47$1.01$0.74
Q2 20172$0.75$0.89$0.82
Q3 20172$1.20$1.39$1.30
Q4 20173$1.50$1.71$1.58
Q1 20182$0.86$0.88$0.87
Q2 20182$1.08$1.25$1.17
Q3 20182$1.25$1.63$1.44
Q4 20182$1.61$1.89$1.75
Q1 20191$0.94$0.94$0.94
Q2 20191$1.18$1.18$1.18
Q3 20191$1.38$1.38$1.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/2/2017Hawkeye Fund FpaMajor ShareholderSell7,621$91.04$693,815.84View SEC Filing  
6/22/2017Hawkeye Fund FpaMajor ShareholderSell7,770$96.50$749,805.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Robert David GeorgeCFOSell26,700$93.46$2,495,382.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Albert S. YostEVPSell6,700$92.61$620,487.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Hawkeye Fund FpaMajor ShareholderSell2,240$85.29$191,049.60View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Robert David GeorgeCFOSell17,100$90.10$1,540,710.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017Select Drawdown Fund L.P. FpaMajor ShareholderSell30,126$89.97$2,710,436.22View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017First Pacific Advisors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell24,000$90.02$2,160,480.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Select Drawdown Fund L.P. FpaMajor ShareholderSell26,059$89.78$2,339,577.02View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Select Drawdown Fund L.P. FpaMajor ShareholderSell61,932$89.21$5,524,953.72View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Select Drawdown Fund L.P. FpaMajor ShareholderSell113,666$88.98$10,114,000.68View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Gary J PosnerInsiderSell2,389$92.90$221,938.10View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Gary J PosnerInsiderSell4,900$87.60$429,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Albert S. YostEVPSell10,800$76.32$824,256.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Select Drawdown Fund L.P. FpaMajor ShareholderBuy5,340$59.83$319,492.20View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Robert David GeorgeCFOSell20,800$67.06$1,394,848.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015James J MorrisDirectorBuy1,000$93.14$93,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Robert David GeorgeCFOSell6,218$111.36$692,436.48View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Frank E HoustonInsiderSell9,800$107.90$1,057,420.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Alain Michel DurandInsiderSell5,150$107.00$551,050.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Albert S YostTreasurerSell1,057$102.25$108,078.25View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Mary L HowellDirectorBuy300$101.54$30,462.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Robert David GeorgeCFOSell2,511$102.32$256,925.52View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Curtis C ReusserCEOSell7,362$115.03$846,850.86View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Marcia J MasonVPSell13,200$117.02$1,544,664.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014Henry Ward Iv WinshipDirectorBuy8,778$103.36$907,294.08View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Robert David GeorgeCFOSell5,782$108.13$625,207.66View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Frank HoustonInsiderSell11,500$109.92$1,264,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Gary PosnerCAOSell2,900$109.62$317,898.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Richard Bradley LawrenceChairmanSell12,500$111.22$1,390,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Marcia MasonVPSell8,400$101.42$851,928.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Robert David GeorgeCFOSell11,000$100.83$1,109,130.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Richard Bradley LawrenceChairmanSell12,500$100.31$1,253,875.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Albert YostVPSell25,000$100.87$2,521,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Gary PosnerCAOSell7,300$96.62$705,326.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Henry Ward Iv WinshipDirectorBuy103,528$91.84$9,508,011.52View SEC Filing  
10/3/2013Robert David GeorgeCFOSell12,000$79.31$951,720.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Marcia J MasonVPSell5,100$76.83$391,833.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013Calvin Thomas HeineVPSell1,500$76.26$114,390.00View SEC Filing  
4/12/2013Henry Ward Iv WinshipDirectorBuy28,000$75.41$2,111,480.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2012Robert David GeorgeCFOBuy1,500$56.28$84,420.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Robert David GeorgeCFOSell10,000$60.00$600,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2012Delores M EtterDirectorBuy1,000$58.24$58,240.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2012Marcia J MasonVPBuy2,500$56.17$140,425.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2012Paul V HaackDirectorBuy2,000$57.60$115,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2012James J MorrisDirectorBuy1,000$57.99$57,990.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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