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: $24.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.96
  • 52-Week Range: $11.19 - $26.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.62
  • P/E Growth: 1.21
  • Market Cap: $241.96M
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,792,000
  • Beta: 1.71
  • 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: $24.00 (2.64% downside)

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
(Data available from 10/25/2014 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: $1.53 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: 5.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.03%
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 logoSparton Corporation : and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (Sonobuoy Tech Systems) Awarded $4.1M in Foreign Sales Contracts (NYSE:SPA) - October 25 at 11:52 AM logoSparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics USSI Joint Venture (Sonobuoy Tech Systems) Awarded $4.1M in Foreign Sales Contracts (NYSE:SPA) - October 25 at 11:52 AM
News IconDeals this week: ERAPSCO, General Dynamics Electric Boat, BAE Systems (NYSE:SPA) - October 22 at 11:25 AM logoAVX declares $0.11 dividend (NYSE:SPA) - October 20 at 12:33 PM logoSparton Shares Up 57.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - October 19 at 7:02 PM
News IconNavy lays out $203.7 million to boost stockpiles of sub-hunting aircraft-deployed sonobuoys (NYSE:SPA) - October 18 at 12:45 PM
News IconERAPSCO lands $200M US Navy contract for sonobuoy delivery (NYSE:SPA) - October 18 at 12:45 PM
News IconERAPSCO Lands $200M Contract Boost (NYSE:SPA) - October 18 at 12:45 PM
News IconNavy Exercises $204M Option on ERAPSCO Sonobuoy Procurement Contract (NYSE:SPA) - October 18 at 12:45 PM logoUptrend Call Working As Sparton Stock Rises 61.1% (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - October 11 at 1:17 PM
News IconPlaistow manufacturer eyes growth opportunities (NYSE:SPA) - October 5 at 12:25 PM logoSparton Resources Inc.: Restructuring of Financing Agreement for Vanadium Flow ... (NYSE:SPA) - September 27 at 12:01 PM logoBRIEF-Sparton resources restructuring of financing agreement for vanadium flow battery manufacturer (NYSE:SPA) - September 27 at 12:01 PM logoSparton Navigation and Exploration Launches Next Generation AHRS with the AHRS-M2 (NYSE:SPA) - September 26 at 10:36 AM 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
News IconSparton Successfully Demonstrates Maritime Payload Delivery System at ANTX (NYSE:SPA) - September 14 at 11:47 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Sparton Corp. : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:SPA) - September 12 at 12:07 PM
News IconSparton Corp. (SPA) to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.34 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts (NYSE:SPA) - September 10 at 6:34 PM logoSPARTON CORP Financials (NYSE:SPA) - September 10 at 6:34 PM logoSparton Corp. :SPA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : September 9, 2016 (NYSE:SPA) - September 9 at 12:11 PM logoSparton's (SPA) CEO Joseph Hartnett on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:SPA) - September 7 at 7:32 PM logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:SPA) - September 7 at 7:32 PM logoSparton (SPA) Down Before Earnings (NYSE:SPA) - September 7 at 11:08 AM logoSparton reports 4Q loss (NYSE:SPA) - September 7 at 11:08 AM logoSparton Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results (NYSE:SPA) - September 7 at 11:08 AM logoQ4 2016 Sparton Corp Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NYSE:SPA) - September 6 at 11:56 AM
News IconSonobuoy market by function (active, passive, special purpose)- 2020 illuminated by new report (NYSE:SPA) - August 31 at 12:49 PM logoSonobuoy Market : Recent Industry Trends and Projected Industry Size by 2015 - 2021 (NYSE:SPA) - August 30 at 10:43 AM logoSparton Corporation to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal 2016 Year End Financial Results (NYSE:SPA) - August 30 at 10:43 AM logoSPARTON CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NYSE:SPA) - August 29 at 7:20 PM
News IconUS Navy researchers use acoustics to detect cracks in ship structure (NYSE:SPA) - August 26 at 10:27 AM logoWorldwide Sonobuoy Market Drivers and Restraints 2015 – 2021 (NYSE:SPA) - August 25 at 12:34 PM logoUptrend Call Working As Sparton Stock Rises 45.3% (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - August 25 at 12:34 PM logoSparton Shares Up 39.3% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (SPA) (NYSE:SPA) - August 18 at 10:34 AM
News IconSparton scoops-up group of inactive VRB manufacturing companies (NYSE:SPA) - August 16 at 7:36 PM logoSparton Resources Subsidiaries Sign Agreements for Acquisition and Financing of Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB) Manufacturer (NYSE:SPA) - August 16 at 10:49 AM
News IconBritish company lands $30M contract for next-gen US Navy submarine (NYSE:SPA) - August 10 at 8:02 PM
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


Sparton Corp. (NYSE:SPA) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by Staff