NYSE:SPA - Sparton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.20 +0.01 (+0.08 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.19
Today's Range$13.00 - $13.49
52-Week Range$11.95 - $23.28
Volume69,459 shs
Average Volume85,067 shs
Market Capitalization$129.72 million
P/E Ratio11.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Sparton Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides design, development, and manufacturing services for electromechanical devices; and engineered products in electromechanical value stream worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing & Design Services (MDS), and Engineered Components & Products (ECP). The MDS segment is involved in the contract design, manufacture, and aftermarket repair and refurbishment of printed circuit card assemblies, sub-assemblies, full product assemblies, and cable/wire harnesses, as well as development of embedded software and software quality assurance services in connection with medical devices and diagnostic equipment. This segment serves original equipment manufacturers and emerging technology customers serving the medical and biotechnology, military and aerospace, and industrial and commercial markets. The ECP segment designs, develops, and produces proprietary products for domestic and foreign defense, and commercial applications. It offers anti-submarine warfare devices for the U.S. Navy and foreign governments; rugged flat panel display systems for military panel PC workstations, air traffic control and industrial, and commercial marine applications; and high performance industrial grade computer systems and peripherals, as well as develops and markets commercial products for underwater acoustics and microelectromechanical based inertial measurement. This segment also performs an engineering development function for the United States military and prime defense contractors. Sparton Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Printed circuit boards
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:SPA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99
Current Ratio1.77
Quick Ratio0.69


Trailing P/E Ratio11.08
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$374.99 million
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$2.8947 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.56
Book Value$7.48 per share
Price / Book1.76


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-8,250,000.00
Net Margins-2.22%
Return on Equity16.07%
Return on Assets5.15%


Outstanding Shares9,830,000
Market Cap$129.72 million

Sparton (NYSE:SPA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sparton's stock symbol?

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

How were Sparton's earnings last quarter?

Sparton Co. (NYSE:SPA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The electronics maker reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter. The electronics maker earned $89.46 million during the quarter. Sparton had a negative net margin of 2.22% and a positive return on equity of 16.07%. View Sparton's Earnings History.

When is Sparton's next earnings date?

Sparton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sparton.

Has Sparton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SPA stock have been trending very positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sparton earned a news impact score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Sparton's key competitors?

Who are Sparton's key executives?

Sparton's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph J. Hartnett, Interim Pres, Interim CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Joseph G. McCormack, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gordon B. Madlock, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. Joseph T. Schneider, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 51)
  • Mr. Steven M. Korwin, Sr. VP of Quality & Engineering (Age 55)

Who are Sparton's major shareholders?

Sparton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.65%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.19%), BlackRock Inc. (5.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.95%), Gabelli Funds LLC (3.27%) and GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. (2.57%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sparton.

Which major investors are selling Sparton stock?

SPA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Kassirer Asset Management Corp, Ancora Advisors LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Panagora Asset Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and Kellner Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sparton.

Which major investors are buying Sparton stock?

SPA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC, 22NW LP, Teton Advisors Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Putnam Investments LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sparton.

How do I buy shares of Sparton?

Shares of SPA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sparton's stock price today?

One share of SPA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.20.

How big of a company is Sparton?

Sparton has a market capitalization of $129.72 million and generates $374.99 million in revenue each year. Sparton employs 1,531 workers across the globe.

What is Sparton's official website?

The official website for Sparton is http://www.sparton.com.

How can I contact Sparton?

Sparton's mailing address is 425 N. MARTINGALE ROAD SUITE 1000, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 847-762-5800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sparton (NYSE SPA)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  94 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  273
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sparton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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