About Sparton (NYSE:SPA)
Sparton 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
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio-17.359826401736
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$397.56 million
Price / Sales0.43
Cash Flow$2.41 per share
Price / Cash7.20
Book Value$8.30 per share
Price / Book2.09
Net Income$1.31 million
Return on Equity13.20%
Return on Assets4.61%
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 Tuesday, February, 6th. The electronics maker reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter. The electronics maker earned $97.82 million during the quarter. Sparton had a negative net margin of 2.57% and a positive return on equity of 13.20%. View Sparton's Earnings History.
When will Sparton make its next earnings announcement?
Who are some of Sparton's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sparton include IES (IESC), Kopin (KOPN), Camtek (CAMT), Bel Fuse (BELFB), Maxwell Technologies (MXWL), Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (BW), Ultralife (ULBI), OYO Geospace (GEOS), IntriCon (IIN), VOXX International (VOXX), American Superconductor (AMSC), Jason Industries (JASN), Perceptron (PRCP), Intermolecular (IMI), LightPath Technologies (LPTH), Aehr Test Systems (AEHR), Nano Dimension (NNDM) and Black Box (BBOX).
Who are Sparton's key executives?
Sparton's management team includes the folowing people:
- James R. Swartwout, Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
- Joseph J. Hartnett CPA, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 61)
- Joseph G. McCormack, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 52)
- Joseph Thomas Schneider, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing (Age 48)
- Steven M. Korwin, Senior Vice President - Quality, Engineering and Information Systems (Age 52)
- Gordon B. Madlock, Senior Vice President - Operations (Age 57)
- Lawrence R. Brand, Vice President - Human Resources (Age 48)
- Mike Gaul, Group Vice President - Medical Manufacturing (Age 61)
- James M. Lackemacher, Group Vice President - DSS Engineered Products (Age 53)
- Christopher A. Ratliff, Vice President - Information Technology (Age 50)
Has Sparton been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about SPA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sparton earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.10 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Sparton's major shareholders?
Sparton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.38%), Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P (4.44%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.81%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.19%), GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. (1.84%) and Wolverine Asset Management LLC (1.27%). 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 Perritt Capital Management Inc., Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and TIAA CREF Investment Management 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 Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC, K2 Principal Fund L.P., Kassirer Asset Management Corp, Gabelli Funds LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. and Dumac Inc.. 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 $17.36.
How big of a company is Sparton?
Sparton has a market capitalization of $170.93 million and generates $397.56 million in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $1.31 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.00) on an earnings per share basis. Sparton employs 1,710 workers across the globe.
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]
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Sparton (NYSE:SPA) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Sparton (NYSE SPA) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|5/8/2018|| || || || || || || || |
|2/6/2018||Q2 2018||$0.45||$97.82 million||View||N/A|
|11/9/2017||Q1 2018||($0.29)||$82.76 million||View||N/A|
|9/14/2017||Q4 2017||$0.24||$0.38||$104.39 million||View||N/A|
|5/9/2017||Q3 2017||$0.28||$0.22||$100.90 million||$95.41 million||View||Listen|
|2/7/2017||Q217||$0.24||$0.10||$99.88 million||$97.40 million||View||Listen|
|11/8/2016||Q117||$0.31||$0.20||$100.62 million||$100.40 million||View||Listen|
|9/6/2016||Q416||$0.32||$0.50||$102.57 million||$106.97 million||View||N/A|
|5/3/2016||Q316||$0.32||$0.34||$105.16 million||$102.20 million||View||N/A|
|2/2/2016||Q216||$0.27||$0.25||$111.48 million||$103.50 million||View||N/A|
|11/5/2015||Q116||$0.16||$0.41||$109.57 million||$106.69 million||View||N/A|
|9/8/2015||Q415||$0.75||$0.65||$122.81 million||$126.40 million||View||N/A|
|5/5/2015||Q215||$0.31||$0.33||$89.49 million||$93.07 million||View||N/A|
|2/3/2015||Q2||$0.22||$0.17||$88.52 million||$85.64 million||View||N/A|
|11/4/2014||Q115||$0.15||$0.09||$76.70 million||$77.00 million||View||N/A|
|9/9/2014||Q414||$0.54||$0.56||$88.46 million||$93.40 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2014||Q314||$0.32||$0.43||$77.68 million||$83.93 million||View||N/A|
|2/3/2014||Q214||$0.30||$0.35||$78.10 million||$84.60 million||View||N/A|
|11/5/2013||Q114||$0.17||$0.24||$64.40 million||$74.20 million||View||N/A|
|9/3/2013||Q4 2013||$0.41||$0.67||$77.74 million||$87.10 million||View||N/A|
|5/7/2013||Q3 2013||$0.26||$0.14||$73.00 million||$63.88 million||View||N/A|
|11/7/2012||Q113||$0.15||$0.09||$52.80 million||$49.00 million||View||N/A|
Sparton (NYSE:SPA) Earnings Estimates
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Dividend History for Sparton (NYSE:SPA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Sparton (NYSE SPA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.60%
Sparton (NYSE SPA) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/11/2016||Joseph Thomas Schneider||VP||Buy||1,000||$13.90||$13,900.00||1,000|| |
|2/9/2016||David P Molfenter||Director||Buy||1,000||$12.50||$12,500.00||38,802|| |
|2/8/2016||Frank Anders Wilson||Director||Buy||1,500||$12.15||$18,225.00||5,718|| |
|2/8/2016||Joseph G Mccormack||CFO||Buy||2,000||$11.70||$23,400.00||2,000|| |
|2/5/2016||Michael A Gaul||VP||Buy||150||$15.32||$2,298.00||6,515|| |
|12/11/2015||Cary B Wood||CEO||Buy||1,000||$19.10||$19,100.00||212,078|| |
|11/25/2015||Gordon B. Madlock||VP||Sell||4,500||$21.29||$95,805.00||30,238|| |
|6/5/2015||James M Lackemacher||VP||Sell||5,000||$27.62||$138,100.00|| |
|2/6/2015||James R Swartwout||Director||Buy||1,000||$22.00||$22,000.00|| |
|2/5/2015||Donald W Pearson||CFO||Buy||3,000||$21.76||$65,280.00|| |
|12/8/2014||James M Lackemacher||VP||Sell||2,027||$27.14||$55,012.78|| |
|11/19/2014||Charles R Kummeth||Director||Buy||2,000||$23.50||$47,000.00|| |
|9/26/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||9,007||$25.00||$225,175.00|| |
|9/25/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||2,368||$25.00||$59,200.00|| |
|9/24/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||4,617||$25.00||$115,425.00|| |
|9/19/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||20,993||$25.64||$538,260.52|| |
|9/18/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||14,739||$25.55||$376,581.45|| |
|9/17/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||5,284||$26.01||$137,436.84|| |
|6/2/2014||Robert L Grimm II||Insider||Sell||1,500||$28.92||$43,380.00|| |
|3/4/2014||Cary B Wood||CEO||Sell||40,000||$32.27||$1,290,800.00|| |
|2/27/2014||Robert L Grimm II||Insider||Sell||1,500||$32.30||$48,450.00|| |
|2/27/2014||Steven M Korwin||VP||Sell||5,751||$32.22||$185,297.22|| |
|2/26/2014||Michael W Osborne||VP||Sell||7,360||$32.38||$238,316.80|| |
|2/24/2014||Gordon B Madlock||VP||Sell||2,800||$31.49||$88,172.00|| |
|2/18/2014||Jacob A Rost||VP||Sell||4,000||$31.14||$124,560.00|| |
|5/16/2013||Steven M Korwin||SVP||Buy||3,487||$14.28||$49,794.36|| |
|5/10/2013||James R Swartwout||Director||Buy||1,000||$13.65||$13,650.00|| |
|3/28/2013||Charles R Kummeth||Director||Buy||2,000||$13.34||$26,680.00|| |
|2/13/2013||Robert L Grimm II||VP||Sell||1,000||$14.75||$14,750.00|| |
|2/7/2013||Mark Schlei||CFO||Buy||5,300||$14.50||$76,850.00|| |
|11/9/2012||James R Swartwout||Director||Buy||1,000||$12.65||$12,650.00|| |
|9/4/2012||Greg Slome||CFO||Sell||1,158||$10.01||$11,591.58|| |
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