Sparton Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:SPA)

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation logoSparton Corporation is a provider of design, development and manufacturing services for electromechanical devices, as well as engineered products complementary to the same electromechanical value stream. The Company operates through two segments: Manufacturing & Design Services (MDS) and Engineered Components & Products (ECP). The Company serves the medical and biotechnology, military and aerospace, and industrial and commercial markets. Its products and services include offerings for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and emerging technology (ET) customers, which utilize microprocessor-based systems, such as transducers, printed circuit boards and assemblies, and sensors, as well as development and design engineering services. It develops and manufactures sonobuoys, which are anti-submarine warfare (ASW) devices. The Company also manufactures rugged flat panel display systems for military panel personal computer workstations, air traffic control and industrial applications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Diversified Electronics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SPA
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $23.19
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.59
  • 52-Week Range: $14.13 - $26.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.67
  • P/E Growth: -1.94
  • Market Cap: $227.47M
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,809,000
  • Beta: 1.43
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -10.26%
  • Return on Equity: 12.56%
  • Return on Assets: 4.41%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.09%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (5.13% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/13/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$20.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016CJS SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$24.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/8/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
2/7/2017Q217$0.24$0.10$99.88 million$97.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q117$0.31$0.20$100.62 million$100.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/6/2016Q416$0.32$0.50$107.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q316$0.32$0.34$105.16 million$102.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q216$0.27$0.25$111.48 million$103.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.16$0.41$106.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/8/2015Q415$0.75$0.65$122.81 million$126.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q215$0.31$0.33$89.49 million$93.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q2$0.22$0.17$88.52 million$85.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q115$0.15$0.09$76.70 million$77.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q414$0.54$0.56$88.46 million$93.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q314$0.32$0.43$77.68 million$83.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q214$0.30$0.35$78.10 million$84.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q114$0.17$0.24$64.40 million$74.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2013Q4 2013$0.41$0.67$77.74 million$87.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q113$0.15$0.09$52.80 million$49.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.48 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q2 20162$0.55$0.67$0.61
Q3 20161$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20162$0.28$0.31$0.30
Q1 20172$0.31$0.34$0.33
Q2 20172$0.20$0.29$0.25
Q3 20172$0.28$0.32$0.30
Q4 20172$0.32$0.39$0.36
Q1 20181$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20181$0.36$0.36$0.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.92%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/11/2016Joseph Thomas SchneiderVPBuy1,000$13.90$13,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016David P MolfenterDirectorBuy1,000$12.50$12,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Frank Anders WilsonDirectorBuy1,500$12.15$18,225.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Joseph G MccormackCFOBuy2,000$11.70$23,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Michael A GaulVPBuy150$15.32$2,298.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Cary B WoodCEOBuy1,000$19.10$19,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Gordon B. MadlockVPSell4,500$21.29$95,805.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015James M LackemacherVPSell5,000$27.62$138,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015James R SwartwoutDirectorBuy1,000$22.00$22,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Donald W PearsonCFOBuy3,000$21.76$65,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014James M LackemacherVPSell2,027$27.14$55,012.78View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Charles R KummethDirectorBuy2,000$23.50$47,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell9,007$25.00$225,175.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell2,368$25.00$59,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell4,617$25.00$115,425.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell20,993$25.64$538,260.52View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell14,739$25.55$376,581.45View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell5,284$26.01$137,436.84View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Robert L Grimm IIInsiderSell1,500$28.92$43,380.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Cary B WoodCEOSell40,000$32.27$1,290,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Robert L Grimm IIInsiderSell1,500$32.30$48,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Steven M KorwinVPSell5,751$32.22$185,297.22View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Michael W OsborneVPSell7,360$32.38$238,316.80View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Gordon B MadlockVPSell2,800$31.49$88,172.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Jacob A RostVPSell4,000$31.14$124,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Steven M KorwinSVPBuy3,487$14.28$49,794.36View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013James R SwartwoutDirectorBuy1,000$13.65$13,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2013Charles R KummethDirectorBuy2,000$13.34$26,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Robert L Grimm IIVPSell1,000$14.75$14,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2013Mark SchleiCFOBuy5,300$14.50$76,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2012James R SwartwoutDirectorBuy1,000$12.65$12,650.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Greg SlomeCFOSell1,158$10.01$11,591.58View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
DateHeadline
News IconERAPSCO announces new US Navy sonobuoy contract (NYSE:SPA)
navaltoday.com - February 23 at 8:08 PM
News IconQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Sparton Corporation (SPA) Issued By Barrington Research (NYSE:SPA)
www.topix.com - February 11 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORP Financials (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 8:01 PM
News IconDesign segment gains help bouy Sparton Corp. 2Q results (NYSE:SPA)
www.dailyherald.com - February 10 at 4:38 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSparton Corporation 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:SPA)
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 4:38 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2017 Sparton Corp Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NYSE:SPA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:05 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:22 pm Sparton Corporation misses by $0.01, misses on revs; guides Q3 revs below consensus (NYSE:SPA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:SPA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:SPA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStealth.com Launches a New Lineup of Rugged Fanless Mini PCs (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:05 AM
businesswire.com logoSparton Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results (NYSE:SPA)
www.businesswire.com - February 8 at 6:15 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSparton reports 2Q loss (NYSE:SPA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:15 AM
News IconSparton Corp (SPA) Holder Beddow Capital Management INC Trimmed Its Position by $3.18 Million (NYSE:SPA)
randolphguide.com - February 1 at 5:47 AM
4-traders.com logoSparton Corporation : to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results (NYSE:SPA)
www.4-traders.com - January 26 at 5:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:52 AM
News IconSparton/Ultra Electronics USSI joint venture win $30.3 million U.S. Navy sonobuoy contract (NYSE:SPA)
mil-embedded.com - January 17 at 12:43 PM
News IconUS Navy contracts Sparton and Ultra for sonobuoys delivery (NYSE:SPA)
navaltoday.com - January 17 at 12:43 PM
News IconSparton Corporation, Ultra Electronics to produce sonobuoys (NYSE:SPA)
gephardtdaily.com - January 14 at 6:21 AM
News IconSparton, Ultra Electronics Holdings JV to Produce Sonobuoys for US Navy; Rakesh Sharma Comments (NYSE:SPA)
www.govconwire.com - January 13 at 3:38 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sparton Corp and Ultra Electronics joint venture awarded $30.3 mln for U.S. Navy Sonobuoy contract (NYSE:SPA)
www.reuters.com - January 13 at 3:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (ERAPSCO) Awarded $30.3 Million for U.S. Navy Sonobuoy Contract (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 10:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo8:31 am Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Holdings announce the award of subcontracts valued at $30.3 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the US Navy (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 10:38 PM
News IconAnalysts Expect Sparton Corporation (SPA) to Post $0.25 EPS (NYSE:SPA)
www.topix.com - January 7 at 4:53 AM
News IconRoyal Navy contracts Ultra Electronics for more Merlin Mk2 sonobuoys (NYSE:SPA)
navaltoday.com - January 5 at 6:47 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Sparton Corp. : January 3, 2017 (NYSE:SPA)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 2:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoDefense Sector Update December 26-January 1: Closing The Year Out (NYSE:SPA)
seekingalpha.com - January 2 at 7:42 PM
einnews.com logoKorean diplomat to be penalised over sexual harassment (NYSE:SPA)
automotive.einnews.com - December 21 at 10:47 AM
einnews.com logoAIIB approves $600 mln loan for Azerbaijan-Turkey gas pipeline (NYSE:SPA)
world.einnews.com - December 21 at 10:47 AM
marketwired.com logoSparton Resources Inc.: Transaction Closings (NYSE:SPA)
www.marketwired.com - December 21 at 10:47 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Sparton Corp. : December 14, 2016 (NYSE:SPA)
www.capitalcube.com - December 15 at 5:34 AM
News IconDo Hedge Funds Love Sparton Corporation (SPA)? (NYSE:SPA)
feedproxy.google.com - December 6 at 3:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Sparton Corp. : November 28, 2016 (NYSE:SPA)
www.capitalcube.com - November 28 at 5:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoSparton Corp. :SPA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : November 23, 2016 (NYSE:SPA)
www.capitalcube.com - November 23 at 10:50 AM
News IconGlobal Sonobuoy Market Forecast to 2021 Covering Investment Feasibility, Company Profiles, Competitive Landscape, and Industry Chain Structure (NYSE:SPA)
empowerednews.net - November 22 at 12:14 PM
News IconQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Sparton Corp. Lowered by Analyst (NYSE:SPA)
www.topix.com - November 14 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStealth.com Releases an Ultra Small Mini PC with 4 Gigabit LAN Ports Ideal for Industrial Applications (NYSE:SPA)
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 11:49 AM
News IconSparton Corporation continues with Ersa for its wave solder needs (NYSE:SPA)
globalsmt.net - November 9 at 7:37 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSparton Corporation 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:SPA)
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 7:37 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sparton Q1 earnings per share $0.01 (NYSE:SPA)
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 7:28 PM
stockhouse.com logoSparton Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results (NYSE:SPA)
www.stockhouse.com - November 8 at 7:28 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSparton posts 1Q profit (NYSE:SPA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 7:28 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Sparton Corp Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NYSE:SPA)
biz.yahoo.com - November 8 at 11:31 AM
News IconCommit To Buy Sparton Corp. At $20, Earn 10.6% Annualized Using Options (NYSE:SPA)
www.stockoptionschannel.com - November 4 at 7:07 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NYSE:SPA)
biz.yahoo.com - November 4 at 7:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Sparton Corp. : November 1, 2016 (NYSE:SPA)
www.capitalcube.com - November 1 at 7:47 PM
publicnow.com logoSparton Corporation to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results (NYSE:SPA)
www.publicnow.com - October 27 at 12:30 PM
sbwire.com logoSonobuoy Market Would Register a Healthy Growth Rate During the Forecast 2015-2021 (NYSE:SPA)
www.sbwire.com - October 26 at 10:59 AM
mysmartrend.com logoSparton Shares Up 56.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (SPA) (NYSE:SPA)
www.mysmartrend.com - October 26 at 10:59 AM
News IconSparton joint venture gets $14.1M in contracts (NYSE:SPA)
www.dailyherald.com - October 26 at 10:59 AM
4-traders.com logoSparton Corporation : and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (Sonobuoy Tech Systems) Awarded $4.1M in Foreign Sales Contracts (NYSE:SPA)
www.4-traders.com - October 25 at 11:52 AM

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What is Sparton Corporation's stock symbol?

Sparton Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPA."

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sparton Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Sparton Corporation's share price to reach $22.00 in the next year.

When will Sparton Corporation announce their earnings?

Sparton Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns Sparton Corporation stock?

Sparton Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.23%), Janus Capital Management LLC (5.49%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.37%), FMR LLC (1.89%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.77%) and State Street Corp (1.74%). Company insiders that own Sparton Corporation stock include Cary B Wood, David P Molfenter, Frank Anders Wilson, Gordon B Madlock, James M Lackemacher, Joseph G Mccormack, Joseph Thomas Schneider and Michael A Gaul.

Who sold Sparton Corporation stock? Who is selling Sparton Corporation stock?

Sparton Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Engine Capital Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Janus Capital Management LLC and Bard Associates Inc..

Who bought Sparton Corporation stock? Who is buying Sparton Corporation stock?

Sparton Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, ARS Investment Partners LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Sparton Corporation stock in the last two years include Cary B Wood, David P Molfenter, Frank Anders Wilson, Joseph G Mccormack, Joseph Thomas Schneider and Michael A Gaul.

How do I buy Sparton Corporation stock?

Shares of Sparton 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.

How much does a share of Sparton Corporation stock cost?

One share of Sparton Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.19.

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)

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Earnings by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff