Sparton Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:SPA)

About Sparton Corp.

Sparton Corp. logoSparton Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides design, development and manufacturing services for complex electromechanical devices, as well as sophisticated engineered products. The Company operates in two segments: Manufacturing & Design Services (MDS) and Engineered Components & Products (ECP). Its MDS segment consists of contract design, manufacturing, and aftermarket repair and refurbishment of sophisticated printed circuit card assemblies, sub-assemblies, full product assemblies and cable/wire harnesses. Its ECP segment consists of design, development and production of products for both domestic and foreign defense, as well as commercial needs. Its products and services include offerings for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and emerging technology (ET) customers that utilize microprocessor-based systems, which include transducers, sensors and electromechanical components, as well as development and design engineering services relating to these product sales.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Diversified Electronics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SPA
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $25.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.67
  • 52-Week Range: $9,792,000.00 - $11.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.04
  • P/E Growth: 1.21
  • Market Cap: $248.91M
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,792,000
  • Beta: 1.9
  • Net Margins: -9.13%
  • Return on Equity: 13.39%
  • Return on Assets: 4.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.24%
  • Current Ratio: 2.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.84%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $27.33 (7.53% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2016CJS SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$24.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$24.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/8/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
10/16/2014Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.58 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 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$0.36$0.40$0.38
Q3 20172$0.38$0.42$0.40
Q4 20172$0.46$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20181$0.43$0.43$0.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.37%
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)


Latest Headlines for Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA)
DateHeadline logoUptrend Call Working As Sparton Stock Rises 60.2% (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - September 23 at 6:49 PM logoNoteworthy Thursday Option Activity: SPA, ADTN, P (NYSE:SPA) - September 22 at 7:02 PM logoSparton Corporation downgraded by CJS Securities (NYSE:SPA) - September 21 at 11:32 AM logoSparton Shares Up 55.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - September 16 at 7:06 PM
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News IconSparton Corporation Wins 2015 Florida Manufacturer of the Year Award (NYSE:SPA) - August 10 at 10:40 AM logo40% Upside For This Takeover Target (NYSE:SPA) - August 5 at 10:35 AM logoSPADEL SA :SPA-BE: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:SPA) - August 4 at 10:44 AM logoBRIEF-Sparton Corp, Ultra Electronics USSI joint venture awarded $19.2m (NYSE:SPA) - August 1 at 12:10 PM logoSparton Corporation: Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (Sonobuoy Tech Systems) Awarded $19.2M in Foreign Sales Contracts (NYSE:SPA) - August 1 at 12:10 PM logoSparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (Sonobuoy Tech Systems) Awarded $19.2M in Foreign Sales Contracts (NYSE:SPA) - August 1 at 12:10 PM logoSPADEL SA :SPA-BE: Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:SPA) - July 22 at 2:08 AM logoSparton Awarded Navy SeaPort-e Contract (NYSE:SPA) - July 19 at 7:43 PM logoSPARTON CORP : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:SPA) - July 19 at 7:43 PM logoNoteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: BBY, DDS, SPA (NYSE:SPA) - July 13 at 7:52 PM logoSparton : Plaistow, N.H. Manufacturing Center Earns Fourth Consecutive 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon (NYSE:SPA) - July 8 at 7:30 PM logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:SPA) - June 29 at 6:05 AM logoSparton’s Plaistow, N.H. Manufacturing Center Earns Fourth Consecutive 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon (NYSE:SPA) - June 27 at 8:51 AM
News IconBusinesses show off at Experience NH expo (NYSE:SPA) - June 24 at 7:34 PM logoSparton : Special Notice - Hydrophones and Mounts (NYSE:SPA) - June 24 at 7:34 PM logoBRIEF-Sparton Resources announces receipt of payment for battery commissioning (NYSE:SPA) - June 11 at 7:44 PM logoSparton Resources Announces Receipt of Payment for Battery Commissioning (NYSE:SPA) - June 11 at 7:44 PM
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Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

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