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Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) Competitors

$34.56
+0.07 (+0.20%)
(As of 07/12/2024 08:52 PM ET)

SPR vs. CW, HII, HXL, AVAV, KTOS, AIR, TGI, ATRO, NPK, and SYPR

Should you be buying Spirit AeroSystems stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Spirit AeroSystems include Curtiss-Wright (CW), Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Hexcel (HXL), AeroVironment (AVAV), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS), AAR (AIR), Triumph Group (TGI), Astronics (ATRO), National Presto Industries (NPK), and Sypris Solutions (SYPR). These companies are all part of the "aerospace & defense" industry.

Spirit AeroSystems vs.

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) and Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) are both aerospace companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Spirit AeroSystems has a beta of 1.84, meaning that its share price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Curtiss-Wright has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Spirit AeroSystems had 21 more articles in the media than Curtiss-Wright. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for Spirit AeroSystems and 3 mentions for Curtiss-Wright. Curtiss-Wright's average media sentiment score of 0.66 beat Spirit AeroSystems' score of 0.42 indicating that Curtiss-Wright is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Spirit AeroSystems
4 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Curtiss-Wright
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Curtiss-Wright has a net margin of 12.78% compared to Spirit AeroSystems' net margin of -15.32%. Curtiss-Wright's return on equity of 16.79% beat Spirit AeroSystems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Spirit AeroSystems-15.32% N/A -10.53%
Curtiss-Wright 12.78%16.79%8.38%

Spirit AeroSystems received 283 more outperform votes than Curtiss-Wright when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.90% of users gave Curtiss-Wright an outperform vote while only 64.19% of users gave Spirit AeroSystems an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Spirit AeroSystemsOutperform Votes
855
64.19%
Underperform Votes
477
35.81%
Curtiss-WrightOutperform Votes
572
65.90%
Underperform Votes
296
34.10%

93.6% of Spirit AeroSystems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.7% of Curtiss-Wright shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Spirit AeroSystems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Curtiss-Wright shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Curtiss-Wright has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Spirit AeroSystems. Spirit AeroSystems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Curtiss-Wright, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Spirit AeroSystems$6.05B0.67-$616.10M-$8.69-3.98
Curtiss-Wright$2.85B3.76$354.51M$9.7128.79

Spirit AeroSystems presently has a consensus target price of $33.49, suggesting a potential downside of 3.11%. Curtiss-Wright has a consensus target price of $302.50, suggesting a potential upside of 8.22%. Given Curtiss-Wright's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Curtiss-Wright is more favorable than Spirit AeroSystems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Spirit AeroSystems
1 Sell rating(s)
16 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.10
Curtiss-Wright
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Summary

Curtiss-Wright beats Spirit AeroSystems on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SPR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SPR vs. The Competition

MetricSpirit AeroSystemsAircraft parts & equipment IndustryAerospace SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.03B$7.55B$16.69B$18.16B
Dividend YieldN/A2.27%1.43%3.50%
P/E Ratio-3.9821.9120.9325.08
Price / Sales0.678.0522.6815.18
Price / CashN/A22.8122.0320.13
Price / Book-8.095.184.954.82
Net Income-$616.10M$81.96M$445.33M$968.20M
7 Day Performance0.49%1.10%4.64%5.63%
1 Month Performance17.75%5.75%23.33%6.99%
1 Year Performance21.56%6.71%17.88%10.31%

Spirit AeroSystems Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CW
Curtiss-Wright
3.135 of 5 stars
3.14 / 5 stars
$274.29
+0.6%
$302.50
+10.3%
+48.3%$10.51B$2.85B28.258,600Short Interest ↑
Positive News
HII
Huntington Ingalls Industries
4.5963 of 5 stars
4.60 / 5 stars
$241.93
-0.4%
$278.00
+14.9%
+9.9%$9.58B$11.45B13.6444,000Positive News
HXL
Hexcel
4.5926 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$64.09
-1.0%
$76.86
+19.9%
-12.3%$5.38B$1.79B54.785,590Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
AVAV
AeroVironment
2.3538 of 5 stars
2.35 / 5 stars
$167.84
-1.3%
$175.20
+4.4%
+79.6%$4.72B$716.72M75.601,428Positive News
KTOS
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
4.0046 of 5 stars
4.00 / 5 stars
$20.43
-1.7%
$23.50
+15.0%
+59.4%$3.12B$1.04B79.923,900Short Interest ↓
Positive News
AIR
AAR
3.8668 of 5 stars
3.87 / 5 stars
$71.94
-0.6%
$82.50
+14.7%
+27.2%$2.56B$2.22B42.325,000Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
TGI
Triumph Group
4.6804 of 5 stars
4.68 / 5 stars
$15.62
-0.6%
$18.75
+20.0%
+37.3%$1.21B$1.19B2.364,530News Coverage
Positive News
ATRO
Astronics
2.6828 of 5 stars
2.68 / 5 stars
$20.33
-0.3%
$19.00
-6.5%
+13.9%$708.30M$689.21M-26.402,500Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
NPK
National Presto Industries
2.4075 of 5 stars
2.41 / 5 stars
$71.45
+0.9%
N/A-4.0%$502.58M$340.91M15.771,007Short Interest ↓
SYPR
Sypris Solutions
0.3954 of 5 stars
0.40 / 5 stars
$1.87
+0.5%
N/A-7.5%$42.60M$136.22M-11.00752Analyst Forecast
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:SPR) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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