Sparton Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:SPA)

About Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)

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: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SPA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sparton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $227.98 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,834,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.37
  • 52 Week Range: $16.83 - $26.43
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $400.14 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.57
  • Book Value: $8.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.89
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $22.79 million
  • Net Margins: 0.33%
  • Return on Equity: 11.18%
  • Return on Assets: 3.95%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.91%
  • Current Ratio: 2.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.93%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 146,356 shs.
  • Beta: 1.35
  • Short Ratio: 3.48
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)

What is Sparton Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Sparton Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, September, 14th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $104.39 million for the quarter. Sparton Corporation had a net margin of 0.33% and a return on equity of 11.18%. View Sparton Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Sparton Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Sparton Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sparton Corporation.

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

2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Sparton Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Sparton Corporation's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sparton Corporation.

Who are some of Sparton Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Sparton Corporation's key executives?

Sparton Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James R. Swartwout, Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph J. Hartnett CPA, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Joseph G. McCormack, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Joseph Thomas Schneider, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
  • Steven M. Korwin, Senior Vice President - Quality, Engineering and Information Systems
  • Gordon B. Madlock, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Lawrence R. Brand, Vice President - Human Resources
  • Mike Gaul, Group Vice President - Medical Manufacturing
  • James M. Lackemacher, Group Vice President - DSS Engineered Products
  • Christopher A. Ratliff, Vice President - Information Technology

Who owns Sparton Corporation stock?

Sparton Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (6.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.80%), FMR LLC (2.61%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.17%) and State Street Corp (1.88%). Company insiders that own Sparton Corporation stock include Cary B Wood, David P Molfenter, Frank Anders Wilson, Gordon B Madlock, Joseph G Mccormack, Joseph Thomas Schneider and Michael A Gaul. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sparton Corporation.

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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., OxFORD Asset Management LLP, Royal Bank of Canada, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, ARS Investment Partners LLC, Benchmark Capital Advisors and California State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sparton Corporation.

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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sparton Corporation.

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.

What is Sparton Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Sparton Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.32.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sparton Corporation (NYSE SPA)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  119 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  158
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (5.66% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/13/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$20.00N/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016CJS SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$24.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016Barrington ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Earnings by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE SPA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017        
9/14/2017Q4 2017$0.24$0.38$104.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q3 2017$0.28$0.22$100.90 million$95.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$102.57 million$106.97 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$109.57 million$106.69 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.17
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.21$0.39$0.30
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
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

Headline Trends for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Latest Headlines for Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corp. :SPA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 7:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSparton Corporation (SPA) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.14 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 9:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton posts 4Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 9:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMI) and Sparton Corporation (SPA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 8:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation Announces Record Date and Meeting Date for a Special Meeting of Shareholders and Filing of Proxy Statement
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 9:24 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoFaruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Sparton Corporation
feeds.benzinga.com - August 28 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sparton Corporation - SPA
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 9:26 PM
fool.co.uk logoOne FTSE 250 mid-cap stock I’d buy in August
www.fool.co.uk - August 8 at 7:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORPORATION (SPA) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Sparton Corporation For Potential Securities Violations and Breaches of Fiduciary Duty
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 7:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSparton Corporation (SPA) Upgraded to C- by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 8:38 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton Corp announce award of subcontracts valued at $35.9 mln
www.reuters.com - July 26 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUltra Electronics USSI and Sparton Corporation Joint Venture for Sonobuoy Tech Systems Awarded $35.9M in Foreign Sales Contracts
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Sparton Corporation And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEISSLAW LLP: Sparton Corporation Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of SPA Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sparton Corporation - SPA
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 9:46 AM
businesswire.com logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Sparton Corporation to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc is Fair to ...
www.businesswire.com - July 11 at 8:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Sparton Corporation to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc is Fair to Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 8:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Sparton Corporation to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc is Fair to Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORPORATION SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of Buyout
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRowley Law PLLC Is Investigating Sparton Corporation and Its Board of Directors For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 7:55 AM
benzinga.com logoSPARTON CORP INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER...
www.benzinga.com - July 8 at 2:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation Sparton Corporation
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 2:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of Sparton Corporation - SPA
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 2:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARTON CORP INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Sparton Corporation
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 2:23 PM
nytimes.com logoUltra Electronics to Buy U.S. Warfare Device Maker Sparton
www.nytimes.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUK's Ultra Electronics to buy U.S. warfare device maker Sparton
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Ultra Electronics to buy US partner Sparton for $235m
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation Agrees to be Acquired by Ultra Electronics Holdings plc
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks to Watch: Berkshire Hathaway, Qualcomm, Transocean, Tesla
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShareholder Alert: Ademi & O’Reilly, LLP Investigates whether Sparton Corporation has obtained a Fair Price in its Sale to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc.
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 12:37 PM
streetinsider.com logoSparton (SPA) Confirms Discussions with Ultra Electronics Holdings plc
www.streetinsider.com - June 27 at 8:32 AM
rttnews.com logoSparton Corp. (SPA) Climbed To A 2-Month High On Merger Discussions
www.rttnews.com - June 27 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUltra Electronics Confirms Advanced Discussions to Acquire Sparton Corp.
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation Confirms Discussions with Ultra Electronics Holdings plc
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Sparton Corporation (SPA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Ultra Electronics in talks to buy Sparton
finance.yahoo.com - June 25 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton’s Plaistow, N.H. Manufacturing Center Recognized by Raytheon for Supplier Excellence for Seventh Consecutive Year
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corporation Introduces its Newest COTS 24" Bulkhead / Console Mount Display
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 10:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoO2Micro International Limited (OIIM) versus Sparton (SPA) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 12:24 AM
marketwatch.com logoSpartan Capital Securities LLC Hires Jeremy Dickstein to Head its Private Wealth Management Division
www.marketwatch.com - June 2 at 5:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSparton Co. (SPA) Lowered to "D+" at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 2:56 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton Corporation JV awarded U.S. Navy Sonobuoy contract
www.reuters.com - May 15 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sparton Corp. : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SPA earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSparton Corp. :SPA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 12:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarrington Research Equities Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Sparton Co. (SPA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSparton Co. (SPA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:20 AM
fool.com logoTime to Sell Sparton Corporation? Investors Think So -- and So Does Management
www.fool.com - May 11 at 11:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Sparton Co. Decreased by Analyst (SPA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:52 AM

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